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).

Promoting body (PB)

A promoting body is defined in the Fairtrade Generic Standards for contract production, and describes a legal entity, either trade or non-trade, forming a partnership with the producers it contracts and supports. In the case of certification on the contract production standard, the promoting body is the holder of the certificate.

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