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EXAMINING FAIR TRADE: GOOD WILL & GOOD BUSINESS?

Join us for this one-day event that will focus on the business value of Fair Trade:

  • Gain a perspective on the Fair Trade concept and how it can be of business value to the brand and retailer
  • Learn how value is extracted from the supply chain and who benefits, from growers to retailers to consumers
  • Determine the strategies employed in selecting Fair Trade categories and brands

Led by Drs. Neil Hooker and John McCall our presenters include:

  • Paul Rice, President and CEO of TransFair USA
  • Michael Conroy, Principal of Colibri Consulting-Certification for Sustainable Development
  • Rick Peyser, Director, Social Advocacy of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
  • Panel Presenters:
    • Hal Taussig, Philanthropist and Founder, Untours
    • Elizabeth Killough, Associate Director, Untours Foundation
    • Fatima Ismael Espinoza, General Manager, Society of Small Producers for Coffee Export (SOPPEXCCA)
    • Wakefern, Inc.
    • Procacci Brothers
WHERE Saint Joseph's University, Mandeville Teletorium
5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131
WHEN Friday, October 30, 2009
TIME 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
(8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration)
COST

$40.00 pp
Free Parking
Lunch included