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A Conversation with Doug W. Dirks

Taken from an e-mail from Beth Filar Williams:

A conversation with Doug W. Dirks, of Ten Thousand Villages: Wednesday, November 10, from noon to 1:30 in the Claxton Room of the EUC.  Bring brown bag lunch, refreshments provided.

Ten Thousand Villages, chosen by Ethisphere Institute as
one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” works with more
than 130 artisan groups in 38 countries to establish fair,
long-term buying relationships in places where skilled artisans
lack opportunities for stable income.

Fair Trade Values:
Trade as a force for positive change
Respectful Partnerships
Community
Fullest Commitment
Sustainable Practices
Consumer Knowledge
The global fair trade movement promotes building equitable and sustainable trading partnerships and creating opportunities to alleviate poverty
More Info.
Questions? contact OLSL: olsl@uncg.edu

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