Glossary

If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!

 

With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).

 

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Unannounced audit

Unannounced audits allow to assess what is happening at the customer’s site during a ‘typical’ day, in contrast to the potential artificial environment established for an announced audit.

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