Fair Trade USA, a non-profit organization, that sets standards, certifies and labels products that promote sustainable livelihoods for farmers and workers and protect the environment. Its mission is to "enable sustainable development and community empowerment by cultivating a more equitable global trade model that benefits farmers, workers, consumers, industry and the earth".
Thefair trademodel requires rigorous protection of local ecosystems and ensures farmers work in safe conditions and receive a harvest price. In addition, annual inspections conducted by independent auditors likeFLO-CERTand SCS Global Servicesensure that strict socioeconomic development criteria are being met, in addition to sustainable farm management, environmental stewardship anddemocraticdecision-making. The fair trade model seeks to empower farmers and workers around the world, keeping families, local economies, the natural environment, and the larger community strong today and for generations to come.
Fair Trade USA partners with over 800 brands, as well as 1.3 million farmers and workers in over 70 countries worldwide. Fair trade Certified products encompass many different commodities including coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, spices, honey, produce, grains, wine and spirits, flowers, apparel and home goods, and body care.These commodities differ in location and types of labor used.
The light and packable Cloud Ridge Pants feature H2No™ Performance Standard waterproof/breathable protection and the next-to-skin comfort of 3-layer fabric, making them ideal in wet and humid conditions. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.
3-layer waterproof/breathable H2No® Performance Standard shell has 100% recycled polyester face fabric laminated to a polyester membrane with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish
Partially elasticized, separating waist secures with snap and zip fly with internal drawcord for a customized fit
Articulated knees for optimal mobility
Welted, DWR (durable water repellent)-treated two-way side zips extend from cuff to thigh for easy pull-on over boots and double as vents
Cuffs adjust with a two-setting snap-tab closure for a tight seal on boots
Lightweight stuffsack with clip-in loop included
Fair Trade Certified™ sewn
278 g (9.8 oz)
Size & Fit
Model is 175 cm (5'9") and wearing a size Small
H2No® Performance Standard shell: 3-layer, 3.4-oz 30-denier 100% recycled polyester ripstop with a polyester waterproof/breathable barrier and backer, and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish.