Toys, twitter and social enterprise - building a brand through social media. In this podcast, Erinch chats with Samantha Morshed about the social media strategies deployed by Pebble. Pebble is a social enterprise (and WFTO verified Fair Trade Enterprise) making toys in Bangladesh for consumers around the world.
This is a podcast with Erinch Sahan (WFTO) and Rafik Riad (Buy Good Feel Good Expo in Toronto) interviewing each other. Rafik runs the Buy Good Feel Good Expo in Toronto, connecting consumers with ethical brands.
The podcast is a great conversation about Rafik's ethical trade show in Toronto, latest trends in sustainability and how to tell if an enterprise is truly mission-led. Rafik also shares his insights on what makes for commercial and social success.
Designer and social entrepreneur Priscila Menezes talks about trends, colors, quality and production of stylish textile design and colours weaved by Guatemalan Maya women, using a fusion of traditional and modern artisanal techniques.
Maggie’s Organic: The story of an inspirational entrepreneur and her flourishing Fair Trade Enterprise. The conversation takes us through worker ownership in supply chains, the business case for Fair Trade and the ingredients for commercial success.
Solid Rock: Mixing circular economy with Fair Trade is proving to work and this story from Ghana showcases how. The story of an inspiring local social entrepreneur who is taking products from his community to global markets.
Creative Handicrafts and Sasha: Two successful Fair Trade Enterprises from two ends of India. This is the story of two pesky business leaders who grapple with the trade-offs of running a business that puts people first.
Saidpur Enterprises: Can a business flourish if it remains committed to some of the most marginalised artisans? The story of a social enterprise building bridges between ethical consumers and artisans in Bangladesh.