Partnerships for Sustainable Cocoa

  • Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Room - Jackson | Third Floor

The majority of the world’s cocoa is produced by smallholder farmers, many of whom live below the poverty line. Volatile market prices, the effects of climate change, an aging workforce and other factors threaten future production and economic wellbeing in these communities. Explore how brands, NGOs, certifiers and producers are working together to make the cocoa industry more ethical and sustainable.

Farmer Lead Trainer, Cote d’Ivoire/Fair Trade USA
Founder/Five North Chocolate
Sr. Manager Partnership Development/Fair Trade USA