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Putting More Heart into Business 
Social Entrepreneurship the Fair Trade Way by Greg M. Perez 
September 26, 2014
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Fair Trade is a 
movement for 
poverty alleviation. 
"People see it as charity, but it is not, it is 
justice. . . I s...
01
01
Fair Trade: 
A Positive Model for Change 
1. Create opportunities for economically and socially marginalized! 
2. Develop ...
How will you practice fair 
trade in your business?
01 
Fair Trade: 
A Positive Model for Change 
Some guide questions 
In what ways can you incorporate small 
producers in y...
01 
Fair Trade: 
A Positive Model for Change 
Some guide questions 
Do you pay your suppliers promptly?! 
Do you pay them ...
01 
The Power of 
Entrepreneurship 
! 
With capital, labor is transformed into equity 
1. Generates employment! 
2. Foster...
Great entrepreneurship is about solving 
the world’s most difficult problems. ! 
! 
It’s about dedicating your life to a 
...
Thank you!! 
! 
Greg M. Perez! 
greg.moral-perez@xchange.ph
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A Brief Presentation on Fair Trade: What is it and how can it be incorporated?

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Fair Trade is a movement and a lifestyle choice that treats producers with respect and fairness. Consumers have the power to vote with their wallets for products that reflect their values. At the end of the presentation there are guide questions to get started on incorporating fair trade in business.

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A Brief Presentation on Fair Trade: What is it and how can it be incorporated?

  1. 1. Putting More Heart into Business Social Entrepreneurship the Fair Trade Way by Greg M. Perez September 26, 2014
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  3. 3. 01 Fair Trade is a movement for poverty alleviation. "People see it as charity, but it is not, it is justice. . . I see Fair Trade as doing two things: one, it is helping people immediately and changing their lives; then, there is the bigger picture where it is a protest tool, a way of registering your vote. But now we are not boycotting something, we are supporting something positive.”
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  6. 6. Fair Trade: A Positive Model for Change 1. Create opportunities for economically and socially marginalized! 2. Develop transparent and accountable relationships! 3. Build capacity! 4. Pay promptly and fairly ! 5. Support safe and empowering working conditions! 6. Ensure the rights of women and children! 7. Cultivate environmental stewardship! 8. Respect cultural identity! 9. Foster long term relationships! 10. Promote fair trade
  7. 7. How will you practice fair trade in your business?
  8. 8. 01 Fair Trade: A Positive Model for Change Some guide questions In what ways can you incorporate small producers in your supply chain?! What kind of relationship do you have with your suppliers? Are you accountable to them?! What kind of support do your producers/ suppliers need? ! What are their bottlenecks? ! How can you build the knowledge and capacity of your producers – help them develop systems for sustainability, help improve sales?
  9. 9. 01 Fair Trade: A Positive Model for Change Some guide questions Do you pay your suppliers promptly?! Do you pay them a fair price?! Are men and women paid equally?! Are you willing and able to make interest free advance payments?! How do you practice environmental sustainability?! ! Do you use LED lights, How do you manage ! your waste? Do you do paper less transactions! Do your workers work in a safe environment? ! ! Is there proper lighting? Ventilation? Is the ! ! table height correct?! How can you balance market needs with producers’ cultural heritage.! NO Child Labor! NO discrimination of women
  10. 10. 01 The Power of Entrepreneurship ! With capital, labor is transformed into equity 1. Generates employment! 2. Fosters innovation! 3. Contributes to the economy through increased productivity, increased tax collection! 4. Solves a problem!
  11. 11. Great entrepreneurship is about solving the world’s most difficult problems. ! ! It’s about dedicating your life to a greater purpose.
  12. 12. Thank you!! ! Greg M. Perez! greg.moral-perez@xchange.ph

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