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Glossary

If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!

 

With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).

 

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Accreditation

Accreditation is the formal declaration and recognition by a neutral third party and authoritative body that a certification body and its program is competent to carry out specific tasks such as testing, calibration, certification, inspection and auditing, in line with the relevant norms or standards of certification.

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