http://www.hivevancouver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/hive-logo.png 0 0 Melissa Hope http://www.hivevancouver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/hive-logo.png Melissa Hope2014-11-03 11:54:192015-05-08 20:58:00[UPCOMING EVENT] HiVE Talks: Denise Taschereau on Progressive Business and Progressive Politics
Thursday, November 6: HiVE Talks with Denise Taschereau – Progressive Business and Progressive Politics
On Thursday, November 6 join Denise Taschereau, CEO and Co-Founder of Fairware, for a discussion on the role of business leaders and entrepreneurs in political advocacy at the HiVE. Denise will share a roadmap for engagement in both issues based campaigns and partisan politics and outline the potential and the pitfalls of taking your mission to the next level.
About Denise’s Work: Denise is co-founder of Fairware, a Vancouver-based company with a mission to drive change through the simple act of buying. Founded in 2005, Fairware specializes in creating and distributing custom-branded sustainable products. Fairware’s clients include leading sustainable brands like AVEDA, Patagonia, Stonyfield Farms, Nature’s Path Foods, Vancity and the David Suzuki Foundation. Fairware specializes in creating and discovering ethically sourced products made with environmentally preferred materials. Prior to launching Fairware, Denise was the Director of Sustainability and Community for Mountain Equipment Co-Op, Canada’s largest outdoor retailer. She is a past co-chair of Vision Vancouver, Vancouver’s governing civic political party.
Suggested donation: $5, free for HiVE Members. No one turned away due to lack of funds. Register here.