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Michael Conroy, Chairman Emeritus Fair Trade USA to Speak @ Certification Conf., DC, 5.24
(Justmeans.com) March 7, 2011 – New York, NY – Justmeans is excited to announce the participation of Fair Trade USA at the Certification Consumption and Change Conference on May 24 in Washington DC, that will bring together thought leaders from social enterprises, leading brands, and certifying bodies to discuss and plan the future of ethical certification.
Michael Conroy, Chairman Emeritus of Fair Trade USA, is also a co-founder of Colibri Consulting - Certification for Sustainable Development, based in Austin, Texas and Oaxaca, Mexico. Dr. Conroy holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research has focused on the promotion of corporate social and environmental accountability through the development of certification systems, like Fair Trade. He recently retired from his positions as Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar at Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Science.
Attendees of the Certification Consumption and Change Conference will hear Dr. Conroy in conversation with Rodney North, Answer Man for Equal Exchange, and Kelly Goodejohn, Director of Starbucks Coffee Company. The format of the conference allows attendees an extended period to question the panelists following a discussion moderated by Benjamin Cashore of Yale University.
To find out more or register to attend this conference, go to: http://bit.ly/i0RJ6W
Justmeans is the world's leading source of information and connections for people doing business better. With over 2 million unique visitors, a growing community of over 250,000 registered users, and distribution to millions – Justmeans is the leading marketing and communications platform for sustainable businesses. The Justmeans News Distribution services is helping companies around the world leverage the widest and most cost effective method promoting their news through Justmeans.com, affiliate websites, approved aggregators, focused social media networks, and green e-newsletter subscribers.
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