Glossary

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).

Mark supervision (MS)

The Mark supervision group is a group of brand experts, nominated by National Fairtrade Organizations and appointed by the Fairtrade International Board. Mark supervision is responsible for developing the strategic use of the trademarks owned by Fairtrade International, including the creation and maintenance of usage guidelines, and the review and granting of permission for exceptional use.

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