Fair Trade Vs. Free Trade

  • Policies that favor large corporations, factory farms, and mass production
  • Little or no support or up-front funding for small entrepreneurs
  • Limited workers wages and rights
  • Exploitation of the Earth’s natural resources

  • Economic development and partnership business models
  • Higher worker income and investment in community needs
  • Environmental preservation and restoration
  • Human Rights: no child labor, no forced labor, democratic decision making