The Label for Fair Trade in Handmade Carpets

Label STEP is the fair trade non-profit organization committed to the wellbeing of weavers and workers in the handmade carpet industry.

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We work with the leading companies and brands to maintain fair trade in the handmade carpet industry



We are the only fair trade organization working in all major handmade carpet producing countries

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COVID-19 Relief

We continue supporting weavers and artisans during the coronavirus pandemic

Fair Trade

Label STEP’s solutions-based approach combines comprehensive fair trade standards, independent audits of Certified STEP Fair Trade Partners’ supply chains, and active support for producer improvements and weaver empowerment.

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Get your rug from a Label STEP Fair Trade Partner and help improve the lives of the people who created it.

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