Rethinking Green: Distributor Best Practices For Environmentally Responsible Sourcing
Recorded On: 04/12/2016
Join Denise Taschereau for this webinar on rethinking green. This session provides practical steps and how-to guides for distributors to source responsibly as it relates to environmental responsibility. Find out what it means to be green and what questions to ask clients and suppliers. See the impact our industry has on the environment and what can be done to improve the footprint left behind by our products.This course is a required element of the Product Safety Aware program.
Recommended Pre-Requisites: Going Green and FTC Guide Updates
CEO and cofounder of Fairware
Denise Taschereau is CEO and cofounder of Fairware in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she is responsible for business development and product sourcing as well as Fairware's ethical sourcing and sustainability programs.
The idea to launch Fairware came to Denise when she noticed how difficult it was to source promotional merchandise that reflected the social and environmental priorities of many of the brands and organizations she admired.
Prior to starting Fairware, Denise spent seven years as the director of sustainability and community for Mountain Equipment Co-op, Canada's largest outdoor retailer. At MEC, she oversaw the national environmental programs, community grant-making and ethical sourcing programs, and wrote the company's award-winning, first Sustainability Report.Denise is a member of the PPAI (Promotional Products Association International) Green Product Task Force, and a board member of the Green Meeting Industry Council