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First on-site meetings 2024: Dual modality

First on-site meetings 2024: Dual modality

"Middle management and sustainability challenge: plastic packaging" is the title of the next on-site meetings organized by the ETF, which will be held on March 20 and April 9, between 9:00 and 14:00 hours. The first meeting will be carried out at the Hotel NZ Luz, in Huelva, and the second at the Hotel Valle del Este, in Vera (Almeria). These events bring with them an important innovation. At the beginning and at the end of both sessions we will have meetings in which all participants will be together discussing the same issues, while during the development of the event we will change to a dual modality. That is, two different topics will be treated simultaneously, therefore, the participants will have to choose which of the two topics they wish to participate in. The first topic, related to the environmental area, will deal with an aspect of relevance in these times, since the management of plastic packaging is presented as a challenge that requires a holistic approach, including...

The ETI visit continues in Seville

The ETI visit continues in Seville

A few days ago we told you about the visit that ETI is carrying out to different organizations, both in Seville and Huelva. Sara Petterson, ETI Consultant Programme Manager; Nathaniel Rosenblum, ETI Impact Advisor; Antonio Serrano, Canal Foros Coordinator at ETFA; and Sergio Barberá, General Secretary at ETFA, met with representatives of organizations present in the...

ETI visits the Ethical Trade Forums in Seville

ETI visits the Ethical Trade Forums in Seville

ETI is a leading alliance of trade unions, NGOs and companies, working together with key stakeholders to promote practical solutions to end the abuse of human rights at work. Because its mission is to advocate for the most vulnerable workers, and to work to drive engagement, challenge barriers to change and ensure respect for human rights at work, its activities are...

Our catalog of best practices is growing

Our catalog of best practices is growing

Within the Ethical Trade Forums website, we have a very special section, which we make a special effort to keep updated. This is a compilation of best practices that have been presented by different companies at our events over the years, and which are available for anyone who wishes to consult them. The purpose of documenting best practices is to share knowledge,...

Canal Foros moves forward in 2024

Canal Foros moves forward in 2024

The grievance management mechanism, called Canal Foros, collects, anonymously and confidentially, the grievance of the workers, and of the different stakeholders of the companies and cooperatives that implement it. The channel seeks to resolve these situations, helping the informant and the entity to understand the issue and solve it in a satisfactory and safe...

ETFA presents its training program for 2024

ETFA presents its training program for 2024

In the online events that took place on January 23 and 25, we shared with all attendees the training program that we have prepared for 2024. Through a practical and participative methodology, which proposes permanent communication and feedback between the training entity and the company/cooperative, we try to generate a space in which training participants can learn...

Second successful event of the year 2024

Second successful event of the year 2024

In the few weeks of 2024 we have already held two meetings, on January 23 and 25, both in online mode and with a duration of 4 hours each. The event on January 25 was entitled "Canal Foros - A tool for managing grievances in the sector", and was carried out through a round table discussion and some presentations on this topic and other projects of the Forums. To...

First event of 2024

First event of 2024

The first online event of 2024, entitled "Encouraging collaboration on research projects with specialized organizations", was held on Tuesday, January 23. In an interesting journey that lasted 4 hours, we had a variety of presentations that animated a day aimed at sharing best practices and knowledge. We started the meeting with a round table integrated by 4...

First Governing Board Meeting 2024

First Governing Board Meeting 2024

Last Thursday, January 18, the first Governing Board meeting of 2024 was held. These meetings are scheduled approximately every two months, and on this occasion, some of the board members traveled to Murcia to meet in person at Alimer's facilities. Those who could not attend in person, connected through the Zoom platform. In a meeting that took approximately 3...

First 2024 events organized by the Forums

First 2024 events organized by the Forums

The next week comes with very interesting activities for our associates, partners, and stakeholders. The first event of 2024 will take place on Tuesday, January 23. It will be organized in online format, between 10:00 and 14:00 hours. This meeting is entitled " Encouraging collaboration on research projects with specialized organizations". Those who attend will be...

Q4 Members Call: The last report of 2023

Q4 Members Call: The last report of 2023

One of the last activities we carried out in 2023 was the call corresponding to the last quarter of the year, which took place on December 19, where we shared with the representatives of our associates what the Association has achieved during the last three months of the year. Two calls were held, one in spanish and the other in english, and a total of 28 associates...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We express our gratitude to our associates, sponsors, and stakeholders for supporting us in the projects we have launched this year. We look forward to keep counting on your collaboration in 2024 to continue building a space of trust where we can share great ideas and best practices in the agri-food sector. Let the spirit of the end of the year inspire all of us to...

Canal Foros: The last capacity building of 2023

Canal Foros: The last capacity building of 2023

On December 26 we conducted the last capacity building of the year within the pilot project Canal Foros, our grievance management mechanism. This time we were in Morcillo Moguer directly training 54 people, divided into two groups. One of them at the Flor de la Jara farm (located in Bartolomé de la Torre), and the other group at the Morcillo Moguer farm (located in...