Artisans are paid a fair wage in the local context
Working conditions are healthy and safe
Provides equal opportunity for women and no child exploitation
Production and farming practices are environmentally sustainable
Employee involvement in decision-making
Cultural identity and traditions are honored and respected
There are several more aspects of fair trade that add to its value and uniqueness. Artisans always receive a fair price for their goods as well as advances on orders. The ability to provide continuity of orders is considered a high priority by fair trade organizations. These same organizations work closely with the artisans to provide quality products. The purchase and marketing of the goods are conducted in accordance with the highest ethical standards.