Fairtrade International

Fairtrade International


Year Of Inception:
1997

In Their Own Words:
“Fairtrade changes the way trade works through better prices, decent working conditions and a fairer deal for farmers and workers in developing countries.

By choosing Fairtrade products, people can create change through their everyday actions, and farming communities can improve their lives and invest in their future.”

Regenerative Organic Certified (ROC)

Regenerative Organic Certified (ROC)


Year Of Inception:
2017

In Their Own Words:
“Regenerative Organic Certified was established in 2017 by a group of farmers, business leaders, and experts in soil health, animal welfare, and social fairness collectively called the Regenerative Organic Alliance, or ROA.

We exist to heal a broken system, repair a damaged planet, and empower farmers and eaters to create a better future through regenerative organic farming.” 

Global Recycled Standard

Global Recycled Standard


Year Of Inception:
2008

In Their Own Words:
“The Global Recycled Standard (GRS) is an international, voluntary, full product standard that sets requirements for third-party certification of recycled input, chain of custody, social and environmental practices, and chemical restrictions. The primary goal of the GRS is to increase use of recycled materials in products and reduce the harmful social, environmental, and chemical impacts
of production.”

Responsible Wool Standard

Responsible Wool Standard


Year Of Inception:
2016

In Their Own Words:
“The Responsible Wool Standard is a voluntary standard that addresses the welfare of sheep and the land they graze on. The goals of the Responsible Wool Standard are to provide the industry with a tool to recognize the best practices of farmers; ensuring that wool comes from farms that have a progressive approach to managing their land, practice holistic respect for animal welfare of the sheep and respect the Five Freedoms of animal welfare.”

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)


Year Of Inception:
1993

In Their Own Words:
“FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. Established in 1993 as a response to concerns over global deforestation, FSC is widely regarded as one of the most important initiatives of the last decade to promote responsible forest management worldwide.

FSC is a certification system that provides internationally recognized standard-setting, trademark assurance and accreditation services to companies, organizations, and communities interested in responsible forestry.”

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