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 Organisation (WFTO).

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Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

Standard Operating Procedures describe the main processes and rules of our certification and management system. Normally, they explain a complex process that may consist of more than one workflow and contain rules related to the described process.