Social Finance: Ethical, Environmental & Everyone is back to share innovations in impact investing and social finance worldwide.
Each week, experts in impact investing, social finance, social entrepreneurship and innovations in finance from around the world will share their work. Discussions will include new models of investing for social purpose, projects on the forefront of social and environmental change, stories from the field and best practices for the future of food, people and the planet.
Session #5: Wednesday, March 31 at 12:00pm EST
Fairtrade Canada | Eugene Ellman, Chair
Eugene Ellmen serves as Chair of the board of Fairtrade Canada, the Canadian branch of Fairtrade International, which is working to secure better prices, working conditions and fair trade for farmers and workers in developing countries.
Le FIRA | Paul Lecomte agr., directeur général
FIRA is a private company that supports the next generation in their access to agriculture. The fund was established the Government of Québec , the Solidarity Fund QFL and Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins . They joined forces to create, in 2011, the Investment Fund for Agricultural Succession (FIRA). Through their respective contribution of $ 25 million to this fund, these partners support the development of agriculture in Quebec by helping to support the sustainability of our agricultural businesses and by encouraging the new generation to take over.