Institutional arrangement made to support producers from developing countries to get better trading conditions. Like higher prices to exporters and better social and environmental conditions. Fairtrade includes better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade. By maintaining a fair and sustainable price injustices and discrimination against the poorest can be avoided, and they are given the opportunity to have a better life quality.
Fashion made in a way were is possible to maintain life on earth and the ecosystems required to support it. Meeting the needs of today's users without compromising the future generations needs, keeping in mind that resources are finite and should be used wisely. UCLA- Sustainable practices support ecological, human, economic health and vitality.
Credible, comprehensive and comparable public disclosure of data and information about supply chains, business practices their impacts of on workers, communities and the environment.
Good working conditions:
The terms of a job that achieve the satisfaction of employees, like hygiene, health and safety, work-life balance, job security, employee benefits, commuting & travel, occupational stress, autonomy, work schedule and workload.
Offers opportunities for work that is productive and delivers a fair income, security in the workplace and social protection for families, better prospects for personal development and social integration, freedom for people to express their concerns, organise and participate in the decisions that affect their lives and equality of opportunity and treatment for all women and men.
Refers to the equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities of women and men. Does not mean that they will become the same or treated differently but that their rights, responsibilities and opportunities will not depend on whether they are born male or female.
A wage a worker earns in a standard working week that is enough to provide for them and their family’s basic needs - including food, housing, clothing, education and healthcare.
Refers to all the steps it takes to produce and sell a product, from farm to closet.