Vested Interest Trading
Vested Interest Trading is a Fair Trade Business
Vested Interest Trading ethically sources its products and uses Fair Trade practices.
With mass manufacturing higher than ever, the incredibly high costs of exporting goods from Indonesia are making it harder and harder for local artisans to sustain themselves.
Exports of products such as jewelry and textiles to Western countries, which once provided a decent living for people, are now being made in China and exported at a lower price. Vested Interest Trading supports the livelihood, quality, and preservation the Balinese culture.
Fair Trade is a social movement that empowers producers in developing countries to have 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?
The key objective of Fair Trade, especially in Bali, is to empower and support Balinese artisans and farmers. Fair Trade rules ensure that employees receive a living wage. They also provide opportunities for advancement and assistance in a safe work environment. They also encourage environmentally sustainable practices and are open to public accountability. This helps in building long-term trade relations between Indonesia and the rest.
Choosing to make purchases from Fair Trade vendors means:
You are supporting the creation opportunities for economically disadvantaged farmers. Fair Trade is a non-profit organization that promotes poverty alleviation, sustainable growth, and development for local people.
You are supporting the ongoing efforts for gender equity and equal opportunity. Fair Trade vendors place a lot of emphasis on ensuring that women’s efforts are as well valued and rewarded than those of men.
You help to support the elimination of the exploitation of children and Indigenous people. Fair Trade companies always create safe and healthy working 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 agree to pay a fair price. This is determined through dialogue and participation from local business owners. It will cover the production costs, but also allow artisans to participate in a production process that is both environmentally and socially responsible.
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 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 can contribute to a global conversation and revolution of equal opportunities. Fair Trade practices are designed to foster cross-cultural understanding between consumers and communities in the developing world.
Vested Interest Trading
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