Fair Trade Certification Law and Legal Definition

Fair trade certification refers to product certification system which helps the people in identifying products that are in compliance with environmental, labor and developmental standards. Fair trade labeling organization is an international organization that sets the requisite standards for the fair trade certificate to be granted to a product.

Fairtrade certification system is also known as fair trade labeling. It is a certification system designed to allow consumers to identify goods which meet agreed standards. It not only ensures fair prices, but also the principles of ethical purchasing. These principles include adherence to ILO agreements such as those banning child and slave labour, guaranteeing a safe workplace and the right to unionise, adherence to the United Nations charter of human rights.