Swiss Fair Trade and Fair Trade Town
In Switzerland, the Fair Trade Town campaign is conducted by Swiss Fair Trade, the umbrella organization of Fair Trade organizations in Switzerland. The association is committed to promoting Fair Trade in Switzerland, strengthening Fair Trade structures and establishing the high requirements and standards of Fair Trade. Members of Swiss Fair Trade include specialized trade organizations, social entrepreneurs, labels and NGOs.
Fair Trade Town is an international movement that is successful in over 32 countries: more than 2,000 cities and municipalities worldwide have already been recognized as Fair Trade Towns. Among them are Boston, Paris, Milan, Cologne, Frankfurt and Seoul.
Communities across the world are working to promote Fair Trade in their area, in order to enable more farmers and workers better conditions.