Live Interview and Q&A on Fair Trade with the University of Sussex Development Society

The University of Sussex Development Society and Fair Trade Brighton and Hove discuss the importance of ethical and sustainable production and consumption.

Date and time: 3rd March 5pm – 6pm GMT

About this Event

In this event, Sussex DevSoc will be joining the city’s Fair Trade steering group members to get insight on the evolution of Fair Trade, the impact of Covid-19 on farmers and workers and ethical consumption. Come to discuss the importance of promoting the voices of artisanal producers! Volunteering opportunities with the Fair Trade Brighton and Hove group will also be available for those interested.

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More about the speakers:

Christine Gent: “I am a supply chain specialist. With experience in Social Enterprises, UN bodies, and The Body Shop. Currently, WFTO Fair Trade Expert for MADE51 a 100% refugee made brand, Non-Exec director People Tree Fair Trade Group, and Global Community Director for Fashion Revolution.”

Louise Mabbs: “I am a voluntary fairtrade representative for Traidcraft, and Tearcraft. I got involved as a teenager in the 1970s in Wirksworth, Derbyshire. In 1995, I started supplying our United Reformed Churches in London, then in Hove & Portslade and now at Brighthelm in Brighton among other local churches and groups.”

Where to find us:

Facebook & Instagram: @SussexDevSoc @FTBrightonHove

Twitter: @FTBrightonHove