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.
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. Because of this, the livelihood, quality of life, and preservation of the Balinese culture are supported by Vested Interest Trading.
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 for Bali?
Fair Trade, especially in Bali has the primary objective to empower and support Balinese farmers and artisans. 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 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 support the elimination of child exploitation and the protection of Indigenous peoples. 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 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 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. 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 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
1407 Main St NCallander Ontario P0H 1H0Canada
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