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. This is done by improving social and environmental standards in the workplace as well as promoting sustainable farming. 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’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.
Fair Trade vendors are the best.
You are supporting the creation opportunities for economically disadvantaged farmers. 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. The Fair Trade organization helps producers to hone their local knowledge base so that they can preserve their cultural identity.
You agree to pay a fair price. This is done through dialogue and participation of 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 can also ensure prompt payment to their suppliers and, where possible, help producers get pre-production financing.
You support the preservation and use of the land for future generations. Fair Trade vendors learn how to sustainably manage their local resources. 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.
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