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).

Second-party audit

A second-party audit is an external audit. They are usually carried out by customers or by others on their behalf. They can also be carried out by an external party that has an interest in the organization.

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