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Standards Download Center

Welcome to the Fair Trade USA Download Center, your place to find information related to the implementation of Fair Trade standards. Documents you can find here include Standards, Compliance Criteria, Guidelines, Glossary, Certification Manual, and Special Price & Premium Terms. If you have trouble viewing or would like to request a physical copy of any of the documents from the Standards Download Center, the revisions pages, or any other related materials please contact us at standards@fairtradeusa.org.

Note on Translations: Translation accuracy of any Fair Trade USA standard and policy document into languages other than English is not guaranteed nor implied. For any question related to the accuracy of the information contained in the translation, refer to the official English version. Any discrepancies or differences created in the translation are not binding and have no effect for auditing or certification purposes.

Fair Trade USA recently completed a revision of our Agricultural Production Standards (APS). Please visit our Standard Revision page to learn more about the process, including summaries of the feedback we received and responses to frequently asked questions.

 

Agricultural Production Standard

Standard and Compliance Criteria

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Application

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Agriculture Program Assurance Manual

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Transition Policy

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APS Overview

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Requirements for Certificate Scope under the APS

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Prohibited and Restricted Pesticides List

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Living Wage Benchmarks for Employers in Agricultural Production

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Guidance for Determining Scope under the APS

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Guide to Identifying the Premium Participants

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Score System Guide for the APS

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Guidance on Premium Spending Rules Under the APS

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Independent Smallholders Standard

Vision and Objective

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Standard

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Compliance Criteria

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Guidelines

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Guidelines

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Farm Workers Standard

Vision and Objective

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Standard

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Compliance Criteria

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Guidelines

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Guidelines

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Apparel and Home Goods Standards

Factory Standard

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Compliance Criteria

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Trade Standard

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Capture Fisheries Standard

Standard

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Compliance Criteria

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Glossary

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Productivity & Susceptibility Worksheet

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Fisheries Program Infographic

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Trade Standard

Vision and Objective

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Standard

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Compliance Criteria

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Guidelines

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Cross-cutting documents

Glossary

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Special Price and Premium Terms


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Fair Trade USA Quality Manual


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Price and Premium Database

Price and Premium Database

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