If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – do not worry! With this glossary we would like to guide you through the specific technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).


At FLOCERT, certifier refers to the staff member who, in contrast to an evaluator, has the authority to take certification decisions. The term is also commonly used as equivalent to certification body.

Back to overview