You can make a difference in the world by purchasing Fair Trade and ethically made products from Sophedgy. By doing so you Support Opportunities for People Harnessing Economic InDependence GloballY. Fair trade is a model of sustainable, ethical trade that puts people and the environment first. Fair Trade promotes openness and transparency, respects human rights, supports diversity, and protects the environment. Based on the concept that the products we buy and sell are connected to the livelihoods of others, Fair Trade is a way to make ethical spending decisions for a better world.