As a member of WFTO, every two years New Internationalist is required to send WFTO a Self-Assessment against the ten Standards for Fair Trade Organisations. This self assessment is judged by a WFTO committee, to assess whether we can continue to call ourselves a Fair Trade Organisation.A past sample NI Self Assessment is available for download here.
Every year, approximately 10% of Fair Trade Organisations are also subject to an audit by independent external and expert auditors. When New Internationalist is subject to one of these audits we will publish the results on this site also.
The WFTO is currently upgrading their membership and monitoring procedures. As details become available they will be posted here.
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