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 global social movement that enables producers in developing countries to achieve better working and trading conditions. This is done by improving social and environmental standards in the workplace as well as promoting sustainable farming. Fair Trade is a movement that focuses on products that are usually exported from developing countries to developed nations.
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 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. 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 support the elimination of child exploitation and the protection of Indigenous peoples. Fair trade companies create safe and healthy work conditions for their employees.
Fair Trade products are an act of reverence and respect. 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 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 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 are very close to their producers. Whenever possible they choose regions of high biodiversity so that they can develop products that do not harm the land, but rather enhance it.
You contribute to a global conversation & revolution of equal opportunity. Fair Trade practices are ultimately in place to facilitate a cross-cultural understanding and respect between consumers and the communities of the developing world.
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