TransFair e.V./Fairtrade Germany is the independent non-profit organisation that licenses use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in Germany in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards. TransFair was established in 1992 and aims to build public awareness and consumer demand for Fairtrade through marketing, campaigns and public relations. Fairtrade seeks to transform trading structures and practices in favour of the poor and disadvantaged producers in Africa, Asia and Latin America. By facilitating trading partnerships based on equity and transparency, Fairtrade contributes to sustainable development for marginalised producers, workers and their communities. Through demonstration of alternatives to conventional trade and other forms of advocacy, the Fairtrade movement empowers citizens to campaign for an international trade system based on justice and fairness.
TransFair is the German member of Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO), which unites 19 labelling initiatives across Europe, Japan, North America, Mexico and Australia/New Zealand as well as networks of producer organisations from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Around 30 employees are working at the german headquarter in Köln.
Kathrin Bremer: Faitrade Towns Campaign, Germany and Public Procurement
Philipp Paust: Finance