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Fair Trade: Good for Business

September 18, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Presenter: Janice Hamilton, MB Council for Int’l Co-operation

Fair Trade is a growing niche market and has become mainstream in today’s consumption patterns of everyday products such as coffee, tea, sugar and chocolate. Today’s entrepreneur wishing to do “good” in the world and to do “well” in business should be considering fair trade. This seminar will offer the background to fair trade and opportunities that exist in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Canada.

Attendee will learn the following:

1. How fair trade contributes to the sustainable development goals
2. Growing trends in corporate social responsibility and ethical consumption
3. What is happening locally that will interest socially and environmentally responsible entrepreneurs

Janice Hamilton is the Executive Director of the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation. MCIC has programs that promote fair trade and the sustainable development goals.

This seminar is available for remote participants via webinar (i.e. attend from your computer, tablet or smartphone). Please choose “Online” at registration. The day before the event, we will send you an email with the link to join the seminar online.

Online registration will close the day prior to the event. Past this deadline, please call 204-984-2272 to make arrangements to attend the seminar.


September 18, 2019
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface)
219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada