Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Guayaki Latin America S.A. - Reserva Agroecológica Iguazú5 stars

Place, CountryAndresito, Misiones, Argentina


Certified Productsyerba matefair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
New modules
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1010
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2411
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions203143
4Respect of the Environment164136
5Local Development and Community Relations1611
6Trading and Supply chain relations3224
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer1712
9Managing Certification and Performance2521
Total Score New modules391
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsThe company has achieved a change of the working system in the region by improving the trade and the working conditions for the harvesters of mate tea. In general the harvesters have worked for prices below the minimum, sleeping in establishments with precarious conditions and having inadequate and dangerous transport. The work of Guayaki achieved to change and improve the situation granting them a daily wage higher than the minimum established by law, dignified working conditions and accomodation where they feel comfortable to work. Guayaki also have worked with other small producers of mate tea to whom they have offered a higher price than established by law, which permits them to improve their quality of life. With the donations given to the local hospital and schools, the harvesters receive a better treatment in the community, as they are very often discriminated and marginalized. This has contributed to unite and strengthen the community.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage86 %

Date of Certification
Last Update24.07.2018

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