Pioneering Apparel Brands Lead Panel on Transparency, Responsible Sourcing and Fair Trade at Outdoor Retailer

Fair Trade USA, Oliberte, Patagonia and prAna to discuss the responsible sourcing journey
Jan 15, 2014 1:05 PM ET
Press Release

WHO: Fair Trade USA, Patagonia, Oliberte and prAna

WHAT: The Responsible Sourcing Journey: Mitigating Risk, Improving Lives and Tapping into Consumer Demand

As global trade becomes more transparent, competitive and complex, the need for outdoor companies to understand our supply chains from a social and environmental perspective has never been greater. This panel offers a unique insight into how 3 companies - prAna, Patagonia and Oliberté - have approached the topic not only of risk management, but are going beyond to improve the lives of those who manufacture their products.  Offering a further insight into the subject, Fair Trade USA will share how these practices are being reflected in consumer awareness and market demand. Come join this important dialogue to learn how your company can drive responsibility into your supply chains and grow your business.

SPEAKERS:

Maya Spaull, Director of New Category Innovation, Fair Trade USA
Cara Chacon, Director of Environmental and Social Repsonsibility, Patagonia
Tal Dehtiar, Founder, Oliberte
Nicole Bassett, Director of Sustainability, prAna

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

WHERE:

Salt Palace Convention Center

Salt Lake City, Utah

Salon A

Katie Barrow
Fair Trade USA
+1 (510) 844-1656