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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 a presentation by Ana Hernández (Grupo Paloma), in which she explained the activities of the Sustainability group of the Forums and the best practices in relation to the water and carbon footprint carried out by Grupo Paloma. Afterwards, María Lara (Ecoterrae), Ana Martín (Life for Doñana) and Ana Hernández (Grupo Paloma) shared an interesting panel in which they delved into the advantages and disadvantages of the different methodologies as well as the importance of the different indicators for measuring the carbon footprint. Carmen María Sánchez (La Ñeca), presented the evolution that her organization has had since 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...

See you in Granada!

See you in Granada!

There is very little time left for the International Meeting that we will celebrate on June 8. From the Ethical Trade Forums we offer you the opportunity to attend an international meeting aimed at putting professionals from all levels of the agri-food sector in contact. We have organized for that day an extensive program of talks, debates, presentations, workshops...

GRASP and SMETA audits, at FCE seminars

GRASP and SMETA audits, at FCE seminars

In a new day of the specialized seminars organized by the Ethical Trade Forums as part of their professional training program, we have had the participation of Nolan Quirós and Soledad González to talk about "Social Audit Requirements", a meeting that It is proposed as a deepening of the contents that were already developed in the seminar on Social Audits that took...

Our May Newsletter is here

Our May Newsletter is here

You can now consult the new Ethical Trade Forums Newsletter. In it you can find information on the International Meeting to be held in Granada on June 8, details on the specialized Seminars that have been held during the first months of 2022, updates on the projects carried out by the  Work Groups and a review of the three Regional Meetings that we celebrate in...

Next seminar on “Social Audit Requirements  II”

Next seminar on “Social Audit Requirements II”

On May 19, the next seminar included in the Training Plans of the Ethical Trade Forums will take place, this time to talk about Social Audits (GRASP/SMETA). The conference aims to deepen and broaden knowledge about social compliance systems and is conceived as a second part of the seminar on audits held in 2021. We will talk about what social compliance is and what...

Save this date!

Save this date!

We have plenty of reasons to see each other again. We already have the date and the place chosen to celebrate our next International Meeting, which on this occasion will be entitled “Working towards responsible and balanced supply chains”. The meeting will take place in Granada, Spain, at the Abades Nevada Palace hotel from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., on June 8, 2022....

“Water and soil sustainable stewardship”, next seminar organized by Ethical Trade Forums

“Water and soil sustainable stewardship”, next seminar organized by Ethical Trade Forums

On April 21, the online seminar "Water and soil sustainable stewardship" will take place, as a free event that is part of the Capacitation Plan aimed at professionals from production companies linked to the Ethical Trade Forums. The specialist in biostimulants, microorganisms and soil health, Pedro Palazón, CEO and technical director of IDEAGRO, will speak to the...