Fair for Life & For Life Scheme Committee Consultations

As part of the continuous review and evolution of the FFL & FL Standards, the Scheme Committee is regularly called upon in between the full revisions (for details on the revision process please click here) to discuss about modifications that are proposed by the standard holder in order to improve the applicability, significance and/or practicality of the standards.  


Role of the FFL & FL Scheme Committee
 

The Scheme Committee is a group of experts or professionals who, as representatives of fair trade stakeholders and managers (production, purchasing, preparation, distribution, etc.), are consulted by the standard owner about technical matters in order to improve the Fair for Life and For Life standards or contribute to clarifying their interpretation.
 

Composition of the FFL & FL Scheme Committee

The FFL & FL Scheme Committee is a group of representatives from different stakeholder groups:
  • «Farmers» stakeholder group: farmer organizations, production-contract companies, individual farmers and plantations 
  • «Buyers/processors» stakeholder group: these are the entities which process and/or buy-sell (importers, brands, etc.) except distributors, belonging to different concerned sectors (food industry, cosmetics, textile and handicraft)
  • «Retailers» stakeholder group: distribution networks specialized in finished products distribution
  • «Consumers» stakeholder group: consumers associations and/or groups or other organizations which promote fair trade
  • «Support and guiding organizations» stakeholder group: NGOs or associations which support fair trade subsidiaries

Scheme Committee Consultation 2022

In 2022/23 the Scheme Committee was consulted on selected topics:


  • Step 1: Call for application to fill vacant committee seats (July to September 2022)
  • Step 2: Written feedback by the Committee members on the topics to be discussed (November 2022)
  • Step 3: Online discussions with the Committee members on selected topics (November 2022)
  • Step 4: Validation of the Consultation Report by the Committee members (February 2023)
  • Step 5: Publication of the Consultation Report on the FFL website (May 2023)

Please download the current Consultation Report to learn about the consultation topics and results.

For information on the Scheme Committee Consultations of the previous years, please refer to the Consultation Reports:

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