Vested Interest Trading
Vested Interest Trading is a Fair Trade Business
Vested Interest Trading sources its products ethically and uses Fair Trade practices.
Local artisans are finding it increasingly difficult to survive with the rising cost of mass production in Indonesia.
Products like jewelry and textiles being exported to Western countries that once provided a good living for people are now being made and exported cheaper in China. Vested Interest Trading supports the livelihood, quality, and preservation the Balinese culture.
Fair Trade is a global social movement that enables producers in developing countries to achieve better working and trading conditions. Fair Trade promotes sustainable farming and improves social and environmental standards at work. The Fair Trade movement focuses on products that are typically exported from developing countries to developed countries.
Why is Fair Trade important in Bali?
Fair Trade, especially in Bali has the primary objective to empower and support Balinese farmers and artisans. Fair Trade's rules guarantee a living wage, offering employees opportunity for advancement and assistance in a safe working environment, engaging in environmentally sustainable practices, being open to public accountability, and building long-term trade relationships between Indonesia and the rest of the world.
Choosing to make purchases from Fair Trade vendors means:
You are supporting the creation of opportunities for economically disadvantaged producers. Fair Trade organization is dedicated to poverty alleviation and sustainable growth and development for local residents.
You are supporting the ongoing efforts for gender equity and equal opportunity. Among Fair Trade vendors, a large emphasis is placed on ensuring that women's work is as properly valued and rewarded as it is men's.
You help to support the elimination of the exploitation of children and Indigenous people. Fair trade companies create safe and healthy work conditions for their employees.
In purchasing Fair Trade products, you are a part of an exchange that acts from a place of deep reverence and respect for ancient cultural traditions and natural resources. Fair Trade helps producers to improve their local knowledge so that they can preserve and protect their cultural identity.
You engage in payment of a fair price. This is determined through dialogue and participation from local business owners. It is set to cover not only the costs of production but to enable artisans to engage in a production process that is socially just and environmentally sound.
Fair Trader vendors are also able to ensure prompt payment to their partners and, whenever possible, help producers obtain access to pre-production financing.
You support the preservation and use of the land for future generations. Fair Trade vendors are educated on how to manage and use their local resources sustainably. Vendors work very personally with their producers. They choose high biodiversity areas whenever possible to develop products that don't harm the land but enhance it.
You contribute to a global conversation & revolution of equal opportunity. Fair Trade practices are designed to foster cross-cultural understanding between consumers and communities in the developing world.
Vested Interest Trading
1407 Main St NCallander Ontario P0H 1H0Canada