Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand (Fairtrade ANZ) is a full and active member of Fairtrade International and has the sole right to license the use of the international FAIRTRADE Mark in Australia and New Zealand. Fairtrade International sets the international standards for Fairtrade and governs the use of the FAIRTRADE Mark worldwide. Fairtrade ANZ's work is divided into three key areas in order to grow the Fairtrade market:
Promote, position and protect the FAIRTRADE Mark.
Increase the range, availability and sales of Fairtrade Certified products.
Provide effective licensing, labelling and certification services.
Fairtrade ANZ is a not-for-private-profit member organisation, and Income Tax Exempt Charity, overseen by a board elected by Fairtrade ANZ member organisations: Friends of the Earth Australia, St James Ethics Centre, Oxfam New Zealand and Christian World Services New Zealand. The board and membership of Fairtrade ANZ are independent of any commercial interests in the use of the FAIRTRADE Mark.
Fairtrade ANZ is also a member of the New Zealand Council for International Development (CID), the body that brings together fifty New Zealand based organisations involved in international aid, as well as the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID).