Seek the seal, make a difference.

The Fair Trade Certified™ seal represents thousands of products, improving millions of lives, protecting land and waterways in 62 countries and counting. Purchases have sent $846 million to farmers and workers since 1999.

U.S. Consumer Insights: The Rise of Conscious Consumerism

Our 2021 Consumer Insights Report is now available! Take a look at some of the data Fair Trade USA™ uses to measure its effectiveness in the marketplace, and learn why companies have chosen fair trade certification to meet sustainability goals, increase brand trust, reach more shoppers, and more.

Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in the Fair Trade Model

Fair Trade USA™ recognizes gender equality and women’s empowerment as core to its model and as essential for sustainable change and impact. Learn more from fair trade participants, Roma and Suma.

Our Theory of Change

Our theory of change explains how Fair Trade USA™ programs work together to impact the livelihoods of farmers, workers, and fishers over time. Watch a short video to learn more about how stakeholders benefit from our process and how our goals become reality!

Learn About Fair Trade Dairy

Our first-ever fair trade dairy standard goes beyond happy cows by addressing workforce issues for farmers too. Read how an industry facing volatility can embrace a responsible path forward.

Fair Trade USA helps producers access better wages and safer working conditions—things that fair trade farmers and workers relied on last year more than ever. Your donation helps the people who produce your food, furniture, and clothing protect their families and build better lives, now and beyond the pandemic.

News from Fair Trade USA®

The GLWC Action Network welcomes Fair Trade USA

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Williams-Sonoma Inc. Will Double Fair Trade Premiums

The Case for Fair Trade is Clearer Than Ever

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