The Fair Trade Sustainability Alliance (FairTSA) is a non-profit organization specializing in fair trade and social responsibility standard development, ethical supply chain management and accountable, sustainable community development. We are the only Fair Trade standard holder with an "open" certification system, meaning that every certifier who is interested in working with our standard can do so, provided that they comply with our basic requirements:
Currently, we work with eight certifiers from 4 different continents:
Sustainable Community Development is our passion: FairTSA ensures that the community development associated with its work is accountable and sustainable. To this end, FairTSA has developed its own community development training program and leverages certifiers' networks, qualified indigenous personnel, and collaborating NGOs to support producer communities in their efforts to create decent living conditions while empowering them through the democratic process.
Click here to see an expanded view of the FairTSA Cooperation Partners map, below.
July 25, 2014
FairTSA Announces Licensing Agreement with To'ak Chocolate Fair Trade Sustainability Alliance newest Licensee Partner is To'ak Chocolate of Quito, Ecuador, historically regarded by many connoisseurs to be the finest cacao in the world for its rich aroma and complex flavor profile.
Watch a video about Kokonut Pacific, a FairTSA certified producer: