Following on from last months seminar, we now have a more in depth look at working with small co-operatives.
(if you would like the notes from the seminar - you can download them here
TUES 19TH MAY: AFTERNOON MASTERCLASS
FASHION: SOURCING FROM COOPERATIVES
2-5PM AT RICHMIX, LONDON E1
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This masterclass looks in more depth at the issues covered in the Sourcing from Co-operatives seminar, in April. Small co-operatives all over the world are producing fashion and textile products to high standards. At the same time, co-operative and fair trade structures ensure that the benefits of sales go directly to the people , and their families, who need them the most.
Come to this masterclass to consult and work with experts and practitioners on the specific issues facing your business, and how you can effectively engage with co-operatives and fair trade groups.
Led by Mo Tomaney and Tamsin Lejeune
Mo Tomaney is currently a Research Fellow in Ethical Issues and Fair Trade at Central Saint Martins and runs the MA in Ethical Fashion at University College for the Creative Arts at Epsom. She has led a Commonwealth Secretariat supported project in developing market access with rural women textile producers in Pakistan, worked in the community trade dept at the Body Shop, as fabric design manager at Levi's and consultant at Textil Santanderina and Benetton.
Tamsin Lejeune founded juste. in 2003, developing a fair trade supply chain for design led fashion in Bangladesh. Since then she has worked to connect fair trade suppliers from all over the world with fashion designers and businesses through the Ethical Fashion Forum, worked with the International Trade Centre (UN) to connect African community groups with fashion businesses and is now developing a sourcing pool to make it easier for UK fashion businesses to connect with fair trade suppliers.