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Date & LocationActivity DescriptionType
Jan. 23, 2019 - 3pm-4pm ETNew Year's Resolutions Sharing Call

SPLC's annual start-of-the-year call where members share their proudest sustainable purchasing accomplishments of the past year and state their goals and resolutions for the coming year. Come commiserate with fellow members and hear what other leaders are working on related to sustainability and procurement!

This call is open to SPLC members only. Interested in learning more about membership? Read the Five Steps to Determine if Membership is for You and contact Cuchulain Kelly with any questions.
Member Only
Sharing Call
Feb. 7, 2019 - 1pm-2pm ETBrewing up Sustainability – Coffee’s Plan to Become World’s First 100% Sustainable Commodity

Join us for a free one-hour webinar on how to move beyond a settled niche for more sustainable products and services and actually execute a closeout strategy to get to sustainable options being the only choice. Hear from Fair Trade USA about how the coffee industry has set a goal for itself to become the world’s first 100% sustainable agricultural commodity. Learn about the challenges facing this sector and how actors are coming together to support transformational change. Participants will learn how to take action and will hear from UCLA about their experience sourcing sustainable coffee and communicating their efforts to stakeholders.

Learning Outcomes:
--Market transformation models - getting sustainable options as the only choice
--How the coffee industry is working to become the world's first 100% sustainable agricultural commodity
--Challenges and how they are tackling them to support transformational change
--How you can take action and learn from UCLA's case study on sourcing sustainable coffee

Presenters:
--Sarah O’Brien, Program Director at Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
--Parker Townley, Senior Business Development Manager, Coffee at Fair Trade USA

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This webinar is open to the public. However, the recording and slides will only be made available to registrants and SPLC members on the SPLC community website. Please contact Helena Kennedy with any questions.
Public Webinar
May 20-22, 2019
Portland, OR
Public Conference
Open to Members AND Non-Members