The non-profit association Fairtrade Lëtzebuerg is in charge of the development of fair trade in Luxembourg. Fairtrade Lëtzebuerg asbl. is a member of the international Fairtrade network. It is not a commercial company: the association does not buy or sell any products. It is an NGO (non-governmental organisation) to raise awareness, to promote fair trade in Luxembourg and to draw the attention of the general public to the inequalities in world trade.
- is committed to raising public awareness of Fairtrade, especially among young people, through workshops and conferences and the creation of awareness-raising materials.
- is committed to bringing fair trade into the political debate
- manages and controls the use of the Fairtrade/TransFair label on the Luxembourg market
- supports economic players in their approach to social responsibility
Fairtrade Lëtzebuerg is not a commercial organisation, but an independent and non-profit making association that awards its label to the actors of fair trade: importers, traders and small businesses (roasters, chocolate makers).
Fairtrade Lëtzebuerg is a government-recognized NGO. Its members include organisations from a wide range of social, third-world and environmental interests. As a result, many committed and competent people vouch for the proper functioning of Fairtrade Lëtzebuerg.