Requirements for Legal Entities Under the Fair Trade USA Producer Standards
Policy

Requirements for Legal Entities Under the Fair Trade USA Producer Standards

Last Updated: September 1, 2021

As part of the empowerment requirements, each Standard requires any Fair Trade Committee establish a legal entity under certain conditions. In recognition that the establishment of a legal entity can take many forms based on the context and region of a particular group, this policy serves to outline specific binding requirements pertaining to the establishment, structure, and function of a legal entity under FTUSA Standards.