Social Responsibility and Fair Trade: Complementary Practices
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Name of your activity: Social Responsibility and Fair Trade: Complementary Practices
Terrain in which your activity is located: Sovereign economies for and of people – Against neoliberal capitalism
Partners for your activity: Fair Trade Workshop, Social Responsibility of Economic Actors (WSES, Alliance)
Type of partners you would like (type of organization and/or field of action) in case you do not know organizations of the type that you would like: Fair Trade organizations (producers, importers, shops, certification agencies) Companies, certification and notation agencies, "social observatories"
Themes and/or activities with which you would like to link up: Social Responsibility Indicators
Profile of activity (as indicated on the WSF Web site): Seminar
Keywords: fair trade social responsibility labels codes of conduct economy of solidarity
Is this activity linked to an activity that was organized for a previous WSF? Which and when? Seminars and workshops offered by the Fair Trade Workshop in 2003 and 2004.
Aims of activity : * Make progress in the thinking on the articulations between fair trade and the social responsibility of corporations. * Identify types of common action. * Enhance and improve each of these practices thanks to the consideration of other rationales and visions.
Problems (challenges), practices (experiences), and proposals that you intend to present during activity : Challenges: to achieve consistency between fair trade and the social responsibility of economic actors. Practices: codes of conduct (CSR), trade relations complying with ethical criteria, labels (FT), trade and distribution.
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