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On Thursday, November 24, Loida Muñoz (A21) and Elena Colás (Lieutenant of the Civil Guard) gave the seminar "Actions in situations of human trafficking for the purpose of labor exploitation". During the seminar, the difference between immigrant smuggling and human trafficking was explained, clarifying that these are two different crimes, although they are often related. They talked about how to detect these situations in companies and how to react to them, experiences were shared and the contact methods to go to in the event of a case were indicated. The attendees demonstrated a wide participation between comments and questions that, together with the level of exposure presented by the two speakers, achieved a good level of learning as is usual after this type of event.

Meeting in Almería: “Behind the Water and Carbon Footprints of the agri-food sector”

Meeting in Almería: “Behind the Water and Carbon Footprints of the agri-food sector”

On November 10, the 44th meeting of the Ethical Trade Forums entitled "Behind the Water and Carbon Footprints of the agri-food sector" was held in Vera (Almería). The attendance at the event was 62 people, who shared a pleasant day analyzing and learning about the Water and Carbon Footprint, as well as other aspects related to working conditions. The day began with...

Meeting in Valencia: “Behind the Water and Carbon Footprints of the agri-food sector”

Meeting in Valencia: “Behind the Water and Carbon Footprints of the agri-food sector”

On November 8, at the Hotel RH Bayren in Playa de Gandía (Valencia), the meeting of the Ethical Trade Forums took place with the title “Behind the Water and Carbon Footprints of the agri-food sector”. Natalia Hotait (Earthworm) opened the day with a presentation on regenerative agriculture, later establishing the bases for the subsequent debate on Carbon Footprints,...

Meeting in Huelva: “Behind the Water and Carbon Footprints of the agri-food sector”

Meeting in Huelva: “Behind the Water and Carbon Footprints of the agri-food sector”

Last Thursday, November 3, the meeting of the Ethical Trade Forums took place at the NH Luz de Huelva hotel with the title "Behind the water and carbon footprints of the agri-food sector". This meeting was attended by more than fifty attendees between companies and interest groups in the sector. The event had a very dynamic and participatory course with the...

Ethical Trade Forums meets with specialised press at Fruit Attraction

Ethical Trade Forums meets with specialised press at Fruit Attraction

Within the framework of the Fruit Attraction event held in Madrid from 4 to 6 October, the Ethical Trade Forums held a meeting with some representatives of the technical press of the sector at the AGROMARK stand. SIETE AGROMARKETING, MERCADOS magazine and FRESH PLAZA, shared the presentation made by Cristina Navarro, head of Human Resources of AGROMARK and Sergio...

Fruit Attraction Fair: Presentation of the Ethical Trade Forums Association

Fruit Attraction Fair: Presentation of the Ethical Trade Forums Association

On the 5th of October 2022, the presentation of the Ethical Trade Forums Association to the sector took place as part of Fruit Attraction trade fair at IFEMA (Madrid). The event, which took place in Alimer’s stand, included an initial speech by Ethical Trade Forums’ CEO, Sergio Barberá, where he described the development of this collaborative initiative since 2015...

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...