Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Earth Equity Farms, Inc.3 stars

Place, CountryGuanajuato, Mexico

Contactwww.earthequityfarms.com/Earth_Equity_Farms/Home.html, info@earthequityfarms.com

Certified Productsbell peppers, cucumbersfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Hired Labour
ChapterContent of the Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeNormRating
2.1.1No Forced Labour1212
2.1.2Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining3029
2.1.3No Child Labour and Protection of Young Workers1010
2.1.4Transparent and Human Disciplinary Practices1011
2.1.5Equal Treatment and Opportunities1418
2.1.6Health and Safety5656
2.2.1Contracts and Good Relation between Employer and Workforce1414
2.2.3Social Security and Social Benefits2017
2.2.4Working Hours and Paid Leave3030
2.2.5Regular Employment108
2.3.1Commitment and Management of Social Responsibility1414
2.3.2Community Relations89
2.3.3Respecting Rights of Indigenous and Local Peoples64
2.3.4Animal Rights66
2.5.1Accountable Trade Relations with Buyers1414
2.5.2Fair Trade Policy and Worker Empowerment80
2.5.3Fair Trade Pricing88
2.5.4Fair Trade Development Premium Administration and Use66
Total Score Hired Labour290
Points Reached Last Year (Hired Labour): 228
Environmental Criteria
ChapterContent of the IMO Environmental ProgrammeNormRating
2.4.1Water Conservation and Water/Air Polution1010
2.4.2Energy Management and Climate Change89
2.4.3Ecosystem Management1816
2.4.4Waste Management60
Total Score Environmental Criteria35
Points Reached Last Year (Environmental Criteria): 39
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsThey have provided dignifed employment to 65 locals, which directly impacts 400+ community members. In November 2014, they enrolled 100 % of their workers in IMSS social security, covering heatlh, pension, mortage, maternity, workers comp, etc. Only 4 % of MX agricultural companies provide this government mandated insurance program to their workers. Earth Equity pays 100 % of this cost.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage96 %

Date of Certification
Last Update04.09.2015

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