Fairtrade Foundation

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

The Fairtrade Foundation is the independent non-profit organisation that licenses use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in the UK in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards. The Foundation was established in 1992 by CAFOD, Christian Aid, Oxfam, Traidcraft and the World Development Movement, later joined by the National Federation of Women’s Institutes. Member organisations now also include Banana Link, Methodist Relief and Development Fund, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign, People & Planet, SCIAF, Shared Interest Foundation, Soroptimist International , Tearfund and the United Reformed Church.

The Foundation is the UK member of Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO), which unites 21 labelling initiatives across Europe, Japan, North America, Mexico and Australia/New Zealand as well as networks of producer organisations from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Fairtrade Foundation is a registered charity (no. 1043886). It is also a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (no. 2733136).

Website

http://www.fairtrade.org.uk

Year established

1992

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

1 million - 100 million

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Standards and guidelines...show all (3)

Regions / countries / territories

Europe: United Kingdom

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Job creation and enterprise development; Labour...show all (4)