FTA turns 40!

We began in 1977 as a small European association with a handful of members and we have now grown into a dynamic, strong and international network which enables companies and associations to drive international trade and improve sustainability across supply chains. Our strength is our members – their expertise, their passion and their diversity. 

2017 marks the 40 year anniversary of FTA, a perfect occassion to start looking into the future and celebrating all that has been achieved together with our members and network during the past 40 years.

A broad membership is also an opportunity for collaboration and during this 40 years, we have come together to work towards more open trade, but also, as from 2003 how to improve social compliance and environmental performance across supply chains.

Since the beginning, we have been evolving to better serve the needs of our members and, as the world changes and new developments impact how trade and business takes place, we will continue to do so.

Take a look at some of our main achievements below! Hover on the image to discover more information!