The Fairtrade Foundation "is the independent non-profit organisation that licenses use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in the UK in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards. The Foundation was established in 1992 by CAFOD, Christian Aid, Oxfam, Traidcraft and the World Development Movement, later joined by the National Federation of Women's Institutes. Member organisations now also include Banana Link, Methodist Relief and Development Fund, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign, People & Planet, SCIAF, Shared Interest Foundation, Soroptimist International , Tearfund and the United Reformed Church.
"The Foundation is the UK member of Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO), which unites 21 labelling initiatives across Europe, Japan, North America, Mexico and Australia/New Zealand as well as networks of producer organisations from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. 
Accessed July 2010: 
- Patron: George Alagiah OBE
- Executive Director: Harriet Lamb CBE
- Chair: Mike Gidney (Traidcraft Exchange)
- Treasurer: Lynne Gregory (NCVO)
- Janice Langley (National Federation of Women’s Institutes)
- Rosemary Byrde (Oxfam)
- Merling Preza Ramos (Prodecoop, Nicaragua, representing Latin American and Caribbean Fairtrade network)
- Ed Mayo (National Consumer Council)
- Bert Schouwenburg (GMB London Region)
- Nabs Suma (consultant on organic and certifcation issues)
- Silver Kasoro (Mabale Tea Factory Company, Uganda, representing Africa Fairtrade Network)
- David Clayton-Smith (independent marketing and communications consultant)
Resources and articles
- Shell Foundation
- John Whitaker
- Mark Varney
- Mike Drury
- Eileen Maybin - head of media
- David McCullough
- ↑ About, Fairtrade Foundation, accessed July 20, 2010.
- ↑ 2008 Annual Review, Fairtrade Foundation, accessed July 20, 2010.