Fair Trade USA is a non-profit organisation that certifies fair trade products in the United States. According to its website, the organisation aims “empower family farmers and workers around the world, while enriching the lives of those struggling in poverty.” Fair Trade USA certifies products such as coffee, tea, cocoa and bananas, using a set of principles, including empowering workers, economic development of local communities as well as social and environmental responsibility.
In the infographic below, see how Fair Trade USA is making an impact in the world.
Wanna join in on their mission? Then check out their comprehensive database of partners to see what products are fair trade certified and look for these products next time you go shopping at your local store or online.
Infographic credit: Fair Trade USA