Fair Trade is a social movement and a market-based approach aimed at helping producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions and promote sustainability. The movement advocates for the payment of higher prices to exporters, as well as higher labor and environmental standards. The key elements of Fair Trade include:
There are several organizations, such as Fairtrade International and the Fair Trade Federation, that provide certification for products sourced in line with Fair Trade principles. These certifications offer consumers an easy way to identify and purchase goods that were produced in an ethically and environmentally responsible manner.