Fair Trade at Piccanin Clothing

 

Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices (which must never fall lower than the market price) Fairtrade addresses the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminates against the poorest, weakest producers. It enables them to improve their position and have more control over their lives. Some of Hooligan's employees work from home enabling them to earn a good wage will still being there for their children.

 

10 Principles of Fair Trade

 

1) Creating Opportunities for Economically Disadvantaged Producers

 

2) Transparency and Accountability

 

3) Fair Trading Practices

 

4) Payment of a Fair Price

 

5) Ensuring no Child Labour and Forced Labour

 

6) Commitment to Non Discrimination, Gender Equity and Freedom of Association

 

7) Ensuring Good Working Conditions

 

8) Providing Capacity Building

 

9) Promoting Fair Trade

 

10) Respect for the Environment