Center for Fair & Alternative Trade

Colorado State University

CFAT Mission

To provide objective and in-depth analysis of market-based social change that supports the growth of the conscious consumer economy in the 21st century.

CFAT is a multidisciplinary research center. Rather than engaging in advocacy, we seek to advance the quest for social justice and sustainability by providing critical and scholarly studies of fair trade, alternative trade, product certification, worker rights, and other promising initiatives.