"We believe in the Alliance’s common vision and currently work with FIP providers and fishermen participating in FIPs. By becoming an Alliance Collaborator, working with and learning from Conservation Alliance members and partners, Fair Trade aims to expand its global impact, moving fisheries and fishing communities along the road to environmental, economic, and social sustainability."

At a Glance

Fair Trade USA administers the only wild seafood certification label that covers fundamental human rights and workplace safety and provides a direct economic benefit to producers and their families in the form of a guaranteed premium for community development.

Key Initiatives
  • Fair Trade USA is the leading third-party certifier or Fair Trade products in North America. Through Fair Trade certification and improved market access, we aim to build strong fishing communities by ensuring financially stable fishing families, safe working conditions, access to community services, and biologically healthy marine ecosystems.
  • In 2014, Fair Trade USA launched its seafood program in an effort to bring the benefits of fair trade to small-scale fishermen and their communities.