Companies, Students, Farmers, Activists Convene to Grow the Fair Trade Movement
November 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Global Fair Trade advocacy organization Fair Trade Campaigns will host its annual national conference, a multi-stakeholder gathering of Fair Trade supporters, in Chicago, IL, March 1-3, 2019. The conference, which will focus on tangible pathways for growing the Fair Trade movement, will bring together a diverse and active audience – from Fair Trade farmers, workers and artisans to NGOs, students, citizen advocates and companies.
America’s No. 1 basic apparel brand enters ninth year of bringing comfort to those living homeless by supporting agencies fighting homelessness in every state, expanding program beyond the holiday season and launching online giving initiative
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., November 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Simple things can bring great comfort to those living without shelter.
In honor of eBay Foundation’s 20th anniversary, employees embrace inclusive entrepreneurship in their communities.
The eBay Foundation marked its 20th anniversary this year by launching the Global Give, a reboot of the company’s employee-led grantmaking program.
Through Global Give, the Foundation challenged eBay employees to make their communities a better place—a place where entrepreneurs of all backgrounds are empowered to start and grow a business, and help create opportunity for all.
Company completes the second year of its five-year partnership between the eBay Foundation and Kiva
The eBay Foundation provides every eBay employee with an annual $25 Kiva loan credit to create economic opportunity for small and micro entrepreneurs around the world. Since 2017, over 23,000 Kiva entrepreneurs have benefitted from more than $600,000 in loans made by eBay employees.
With an average of five people per household in developing countries, where many of these loans are made, the number of family members indirectly impacted to date through this program is over 92,000.
October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.
By Ray Latif, Managing Producer / Editor at BevNet
Marcus Samuelsson believes that embedded within any great meal is a foundation of sustainable ingredients and of fair wages for the farmers and workers that grow them. His stance has aligned him with product certifier Fair Trade USA, whose recent 20th anniversary celebration in New York City was the setting of our interview.
Benefitting The Prince’s Trust, the money raised will help provide training, mentoring and funding for budding young entrepreneurs.
At eBay, we strive to create opportunity for all. Supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses in communities all over the world is central to our mission.
That’s why we’ve recently entered into a partnership to help raise funds and awareness for youth charity The Prince’s Trust. Through its Enterprise programme the charity works with 18-30 year old budding entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into a business reality by providing them with training, mentoring, funding and a variety of other resources.