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Accountancy Firms and Labour Consultancies: New Working Group in the Ethical Trade Forums Association (ETFA).

Accountancy Firms and Labour Consultancies: New Working Group in the Ethical Trade Forums Association (ETFA).

The international forum from Granada this summer brought many wonderful things, amongst them, the proposal to create a new working group to cover a very relevant topic within the participants of the frum, and that’s the role of accountancy firms and labour consultancies in the management of ethical trade. Labour consultancies and accountancy firms play an essential role, especially with small and medium-sized companies, in that they require from their services to comply with labour laws and receive advice on it (often, due to the lack of resources or qualified team to cover this particular area of the business). During the event, we surveyed the group of attendees to evaluate their ideas and suggestions regarding the direction this new group could take. Inundated with suggestions, we ended up the event with loads of interest, ideas and a total of 12 people willing to bring this new working group forward. To date, we have celebrated two meetings with the working group, one in July and...

Constitution of the Ethical Trade Forums Association (ETFA)

Constitution of the Ethical Trade Forums Association (ETFA)

The Ethical Trade Forums (ETF) announces a change to their identity and legal form that has been created through the drive of organisations in the sector that have been working together on the initiative since 2012. Through this press release, we are therefore pleased to announce the constitution of the Ethical Trade Forums Association (ETFA).   The Association...

Open the registration period for the online seminar on September 15: “How to create an appropriate training plan for workers”

Open the registration period for the online seminar on September 15: “How to create an appropriate training plan for workers”

Open the registration period for the online seminar on September 15: "How to create an appropriate training plan for workers"   Speakers: Manuel González - Experienced HR professional Mario Díaz - INNOCENT DRINKS   Thursday 15 September 2022, from 16:00 to 17:30 h. (CEST) Online session: Details of access to the Seminar will be sent individually after...

Do you wish to participate creating the sectorial survey of the Forums?

Do you wish to participate creating the sectorial survey of the Forums?

The Ethical Trade Forums are preparing to launch in September our annual Sectoral Survey, which is used to collect, from the companies and cooperatives in the sector, their impressions and opinions regarding the evolution, content and, in general, the work that is developed by and around the Forums. It also serves to identify the challenges that the sector faces and...

Next September 15 we resume online seminars

Next September 15 we resume online seminars

“Building a suitable workers training plan” will be the title of the next online seminar organized by the Ethical Trade Forums. Manuel González, HR professional with extensive experience, will be in charge of developing the main presentation of the afternoon, which will be complemented with Best Practices developed by the companies Innocent and Frutas Esther. After...

The Labor Standards Task Force updates its Guiding Principles checklist

The Labor Standards Task Force updates its Guiding Principles checklist

From the Ethical Trade Forums we want to encourage the use of the Guiding Principles checklist as a tool that can help companies in the sector to make tangible the implementation of the Guiding Principles of the Ethical Trade Forums in each of their organizations and evaluate their status in terms of compliance with ethical-social obligations. Each section of this...

The Ethical Trade Forums organized an online seminar on Conflict Resolution

The Ethical Trade Forums organized an online seminar on Conflict Resolution

On July 19, the online seminar “Conflict Resolution II. From theory to practice”, by Rosa Torres Valdés, professor of Communication at the University of Alicante and expert in mediation, who was accompanied by Mª Carmen Cano, director of Human Resources at SAT EUROSOL. The conference, which took place online, aimed to guide professionals from production companies in...

Our July Newsletter is now available

Our July Newsletter is now available

You can now consult the third Bulletin prepared by the Ethical Trade Forums during the year 2022. The July one is especially dedicated to the International Meeting that we organized in Granada and which meant a magnificent opportunity to meet again after so long in which the events Face-to-face and international travel were not possible. The meeting “Working towards...

Conflict Resolution II, our next webinar

Conflict Resolution II, our next webinar

On Tuesday, July 19, starting at 4:00 p.m. (CEST), the next online seminar organized by the Ethical Trade Forums will take place, included in its Training Plan program for professionals from production companies. "Conflict Resolution II, from theory to practice", developed in Spanish, will feature the participation of Rosa Torres Valdés, professor of Communication...

We prepare the launch of a new working group

We prepare the launch of a new working group

At the International Meeting held in Granada, the Ethical Trade Forums took the first steps to create a new Working Group, aimed at addressing the issue of ethical trade management and the involvement of labor agencies and consultants in these processes. We intend to work on training strategies so that agencies understand and assimilate customer requirements, in...

Fantastic balance of the International Event of Ethical Trade Forums

Fantastic balance of the International Event of Ethical Trade Forums

We are proud of what we achieved on June 8, 2002, when we held the annual International  Event of Ethical Trade Forums, dedicated to responsible and balanced supply chains. More than 150 professionals from the agri-food sector, coming from different parts of Spain and abroad, met in Granada with the common objective of exchanging points of view and working together...

Take advantage of this opportunity

Take advantage of this opportunity

We offer you the opportunity to attend the International Event of Ethical Trade Forums, a unique opportunity that brings together professionals from all levels of the agri-food sector. Debates, presentations and workshops forms a complete agenda to return to meet us in Granada, on June 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Abades Nevada Palace hotel. An event in...

The annual International Event of the Ethical Trade Forums has begun

The annual International Event of the Ethical Trade Forums has begun

The annual International Event of the Ethical Trade Forums, which is held in Granada, has begun. We want this date, June 8, 2022, to become part of our professional memory and mark a moment of growth and success in all projects. “Working towards Responsible and Balanced Supply Chains” encompasses different perspectives. After the inauguration of the event, led by...