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Characteristics of Fair Trade

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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of fair trade?

A

Fair trade emphasizes helping local economies in mostly developing countries which helps those countries develop.

B

Profits made from fair trade certified products are invested to help local communities with education, homes, and other valuable resources.

C

Fair trade uses young children as laborers which helps development because these children are able to improve future employment opportunities and develop a craft.

D

Fair trade requires employers to allow their workers to organize a union to help them fight for meeting the minimum safety standards as well as preventing hazards in the work place.

E

Fair trade is focused on helping smaller, local businesses rather than large industrial organizations.