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).

First-party audit

Organizations use first-party audits (internal) to audit themselves for internal purposes. They can also be carried out by an external organization on their behalf. First-party audits can be used to declare that the organization complies with an ISO standard; this is called a self-declaration.

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