Frequently asked questions

What is ethical trade?

Ethical trade is about having confidence that the products and services we buy have not been made at the expense of workers in global supply chains…

How is this different to fairtrade?

Ethical trade and fairtrade have distinct origins, but their approaches are complementary: both focus on helping make international trade work better…

Is ETI a certification scheme?

No. We do not issue any certificates or labels to any company, nor do we accredit auditing companies or individuals as ‘ethical trade' auditors or…

Does ETI do any public campaigning?

ETI is an alliance of companies, trade unions and NGOs that promotes respect for workers’ rights around the globe. We are not a consumer organisation…