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Auckland University of Technology to hold new ethical trade conference

Over Friday the 10th and Saturday the 11th of February, AUT is hosting a free ethical trade conference, fully funded by the Fairfield Charitable Trust.

Over Friday the 10th and Saturday the 11th of February, AUT is hosting a free ethical trade conference, fully funded by the Fairfield Charitable Trust.

The Fairfield conference is aiming to assemble all those who share an interest in ethical trade a tool for social justice, to reduce poverty and restore relationships between developing country producers and first world consumers.

They aspire for the attendants to leave the conference feeling encouraged and motivated by Corporate Social Responsibility and other ethical business practices; to learn how they can make a difference themselves.

Through exceptional speakers from New Zealand and beyond, seminars, participatory workshops, a vibrant marketplace and documentaries, the conference will explore different approaches, models, issues and strategies.

Lunch and refreshments will be offered for all those who register for the event.

The line up of guest speakers will include:

Adimaimalaga Tafuna’i: Executive Director, Women in Business, Samoa

Nick Savaidis Founder: Etiko and Jinta Sport, Australia

Peter Mihaere: Founder and CEO, Stand Against Slavery

Samantha Jones & Hannah Duder: Co-Founders, Little Yellow Bird

Honour Musuku: Fair Trade Australia New Zealand

Chris Morrison: Co-Founder, All Good Bananas and Karma Cola

Steve Maina: National Director, NZCMS

Michelle Pratt: Founder and Director, Child Labor Free

Michelia Miles: Trade Aid

Sharon Sitters Founder: Make It Ethical

Carolyn Robertson: PhD Student

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