World Fair Trade Organization

Founding Year: 1989

Staff: 77

Budget: € 642k

Erinch Sahan (Chief Executive)

It is an association that’s made up of  401 organizations. As a whole, they aim “to enable producers to improve their livelihoods and communities through Fair Trade”. Their FTO Mark helps to identify companies that are committed to Fair Trade, and through self assessments, external verification, and mutual review, are found to be implementing the WFTO standards on wages, the environment, labor and working conditions. The association operates in 5 key regions (the Pacific Rim, Africa, and North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia) and it has more than 70 member countries.



World Fair Trade Organization contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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