What Comparte say about themselves…
Comparte is Spanish for "share" and the principle behind this Chilean artisans' collective is to work together to market their goods in the West.
What's Fair Trade?
In words of the Word Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), esta concept is Understood as the "association of trade That Pursues Greater equity for international trade. This is a contribution to sustainable development Offering better trade conditions and Protecting workers rights and Producers. Fair Trade Organizations, supported by Consumers are Actively Involved in supporting Producers; Develop and create awareness Campaigns to change traditional practices and rules of international trade ".
The WFTO prescribes 10 principles That any organization of fare trade Should apply.
"COMPARTE" Establishes a long term relationship Between the consumer, the purchasing organization and the producer. This Means That any possible way to generate a sale opportunity will be covered on This group- using information and teamwork- in order to get a fair price for the work done and the producer's effort.
"COMPARTE" is an active member of the Fair Trade movement and a certified member of the World Fair Trade Organization. It's Also a member of the Executive Committee WTFO Latin America and the Fair Trade Standard and Monitoring Subcommittee.