Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Mate Revolution Inc. DBA EcoTeas5 stars

Place, CountryAshland, United States

Contactwww.ecoteas.com, ecoteas@worldpantry.com

Certified Productsyerba mate, tulsi, rooibos, peppermintfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values44
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy86
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions207154
4Respect of the Environment8566
5Local Development and Community Relations88
6Trading and Supply chain relations7860
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer4034
9Managing Certification and Performance1716
Total Score Performance Rating353
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsIn 2003 Eco teas won the Socially Responsible Business Award presented at Natural Products Expo East. They have built a playground from scratch in the rural town of San Ignacio de Savio, Argentina, where the yerba mate is grown. In 2012 Eco teas won the Responsible Packaging Award for the use of 100 % post-consumer recycled paperboard in tea bag packaging. In 2014, they were given an honorary membership in a Responsible Packaging Coalition founded by colleagues at Alter Eco and Numi Tea.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage86 %

Date of Certification
Last Update26.01.2018

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The company has achieved change of the working system in the region by improving the trade and the working conditions for the harvesters of mate tea. In general the harvesters…
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