Fairtrade International                   Governance and                   Structure                   Simon Hunt         ...
Contents                   3.       Fairtrade History                   4.       About FLO - Vision and Mission           ...
• First Fairtrade label, called Max Havelaar, was initiated in 1988                     in the Netherlands.   Fairtrade   ...
Fairtrade’s Vision and Mission                                        ■ Vision                                          A ...
GovernanceStructure                                                                               Labelling Initiative (LI...
Fairtrade International – units                                                                         CEO               ...
FLO Income    • Membership contribution: each LI pays (currently) about            15.5% of license income to FLO    • FLO...
Q& A© Fairtrade 2012   Fairtrade International Intro   8
We stand for                   EMPOWERMENT                   This sits at the heart of our                   organization ...
© Fairtrade 2012   Fairtrade International Intro   10
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  • Describe what Board does: Meets at least once, but more likely 2-3 times a year Determining strategic direction to fulfill mission, assessment of the impact of FLO ’s activities, prioritization of objectives, ensuring sound financial management General Assembly All FLO Members Highest Authority of FLO Meets once a year 1 member – 1 vote principle Ratify appointed board members approval of changes to the constitution Decide on Members ’ admission & expulsion dissolution of the Association
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    1. 1. Fairtrade International Governance and Structure Simon Hunt March 2012© Fairtrade 2012
    2. 2. Contents 3. Fairtrade History 4. About FLO - Vision and Mission 5. FLO Governance 6. What makes Fairtrade unique?© Fairtrade 2012 Fairtrade International Intro 2
    3. 3. • First Fairtrade label, called Max Havelaar, was initiated in 1988 in the Netherlands. Fairtrade • In 1992 EFTA launched in several European countries the History Transfair label While more National Initiatives and Fairtrade products emerged, the need for harmonization became apparent • In April 1997, FLO was established, as a secretariat for all National Labelling Initiatives • Since 2001: Harmonization of Standards, certification procedures and trade auditing • 2002: Fairtrade Certification Mark launched • 2004: FLO separates certification (FLO CERT GmbH)© Fairtrade 2012 Fairtrade International Intro 3
    4. 4. Fairtrade’s Vision and Mission ■ Vision A world in which all producers can enjoy secure, sustainable livelihoods, fulfil their potential and decide on their future ■ Mission To connect producers and consumers, promote fairer trading conditions and empower producers to combat poverty, strengthen their position and take more control over their lives.© Fairtrade 2012 Fairtrade International Intro 4
    5. 5. GovernanceStructure Labelling Initiative (LI) Assembly General Annual Assembly (PNs + LIs + Marketing Organizations) Finance Cttee Producer Network (PN) Assembly Nominations Cttee (AFN, CLAC, NAP) Board of Directors Standards Cttee 5 LI Reps 4 Producers 3 Independent Mark Supervision 2 Traders FLO – CERT Board Global Operations Team (GOT) Audit Cttee FLO e.V. FLO-CERT Leadership Team GmbH HR Cttee FLO staff Liaison Officers and Regional Presence© Fairtrade 2012 Fairtrade International Intro 5
    6. 6. Fairtrade International – units CEO N.N. Global Strategy & Global Business Global Resources Policy Account Operations Product Management Management Simon Hunt Andreas Kratz Martin Hill Tuulia Syvänen Martin HillHuman Resources Strategic Relations Producer Services Brand & & Organizational & Partnerships Standards & & Relations Communication Development Pricing Renate Siemon N.N. Andreas Kratz Tuulia Syvänen Caroline Hickson Standards PSR Asia Pedro Rebelo Xavier Huchet PSR Africa and Pricing Middle East Ricardo Nadia Guimaraes Hoarau-Mwaura PSR Latin America and Caribbean Michaelyn Baur© Fairtrade 2012
    7. 7. FLO Income • Membership contribution: each LI pays (currently) about 15.5% of license income to FLO • FLO overall income derivates from currently 45 % membership fee contribution, 50% external funding and 5 % FLO generated funding (license fees of non- LI markets) • Major Funding Partners: DfiD, Seco, Norad, Irish Aid, Comic Relief© Fairtrade 2012 Fairtrade International Intro 7
    8. 8. Q& A© Fairtrade 2012 Fairtrade International Intro 8
    9. 9. We stand for EMPOWERMENT This sits at the heart of our organization and the values that drive our decision-making and our actions.© Fairtrade 2012 Fairtrade International Intro 9
    10. 10. © Fairtrade 2012 Fairtrade International Intro 10

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