The Quebec Association of Fair Trade is the reference agency in fair trade in Quebec. Our mission is to support members who join and implement the values and principles of Fair Trade. This support takes the form of education, promotion, consultation and mobilization.
B Lab is a nonprofit organization that serves a global movement of people using business as a force for goodTM. Its vision is that one day all companies compete not only to be the best in the world, but the Best for the World® and as a result society will enjoy a more shared and durable prosperity.
At the Canadian Fair Trade Network (CFTN), we want to empower Canadians to take action and make a positive global impact. We developed our strategic plan and set goals that encompass four specific areas, or core pillars: the grassroots fair trade movement, organizational integrity, the fair trade business community, and federal policy change.
Ecocert is a certification body for sustainable development in Canada. Ecocert Canada works in the field to guarantee compliance with specific production, processing and distribution standards for organic food
Fairtrade Canada is responsible for certifying that Canadian products bearing the FAIRTRADE certification Mark meet international Fairtrade Standards. The entire supply chain is monitored and audited from the producer until the final point of packaging.
Fair for Life Certification assures that human rights are safeguarded at any stage of production, workers enjoy good and fair working conditions and smallholder farmers receive a fair share. Fair trade improves the livelihood of thousands of smallholder farmers and workers by providing the means for social community projects and empowerment of people.
Fair Trade Toronto (FTT) is an independent, volunteer based organization. We promote Fair Trade in the City of Toronto and unify the Fair Trade community in the GTA to increase public awareness. We are also part of a greater Fair Trade organization (Fair Trade Canada) that allows us to connect with the national and international community.
Localize is a B-Corporation, certified woman-owned business with a mission to support diverse, social, and ethical products to thrive in retail aisles. Localize was founded in 2011 to answer one question: “Where does our food come from?” Since then, Localize evolved to become a connector between food businesses, retailers, and consumers who care.
The Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC) strives to increase the effectiveness and collective impact of all our members’ efforts to promote sustainable, people-centered development in a peaceful and healthy environment. OCIC is committed to principles of fair and equitable cooperative international development and promotes public engagement that helps Canadians develop a global perspective and take action for social justice.
OCO is a membership-based non-profit association that represents Ontario’s organic sector. OCO is the only trade association working and advocating on behalf of the entire organic industry, from field to plate.
The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, an initiative of the Aspen Global Innovators Group at the Aspen Institute, works to unlock economic value in the artisan sector. The Alliance collaborates with key partners, including Kiva and the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, to develop resources that support the sustainable growth of artisan businesses. Our tailored set of programming provides artisan producers, often relegated to the informal economy, with the tools needed to develop viable and successful businesses.
The Canada Organic Trade Association envisions organic products becoming a significant part of everyday life, enhancing people’s lives and the environment. Through our leadership and collaboration, COTA provides a strong voice for organic in Canada.
Overfishing is one of the biggest threats our oceans face today. The Ocean Wise symbol next to a seafood item is our assurance of an ocean-friendly seafood choice. With over 700 Ocean Wise partners with thousands of locations across Canada, the Ocean Wise seafood program makes it easy for consumers to make sustainable seafood choices that ensure the health of our oceans for generations to come.