A factory worker producing a Tompkins Point polo

Fair-trade is about treating workers with dignity and respect. The principles of fair-trade are centered around issues like paying workers a fair price for their work, providing safe and clean working conditions, and strictly banning child labor.

Fair trade is simply a way of ensuring a decent life for the people who make the products we buy. By establishing wage minimums for farmers and factory workers, fair trade provides consumers the opportunity to confidently purchase products that provides opportunity to those in the developing world.