What is Fair Trade?
Fair Trade is a sustainable business model based on internationally recognized equitable trading standards which place people and sustainability at the heart of every business decision.
At Momentum, we believe:
- That Fair Trade practices are essential for building economically sustainable and culturally vibrant communities.
- That global trade can promote intercultural understanding, grassroots development, cultural preservation and economic justice.
- Guarantees producers a living wage for their work
- Builds long term relationships between producers and buyers
- Engages in environmentally sustainable practices
- Empowers women and provides equal employment opportunities for all, especially the most disadvantaged
- Provides healthy and safe working conditions
- Ensures transparency and accountability