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TEAM UP 2018 Catalysing Change, was brought to you by Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) and IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, the world’s premier tea and sustainability conference.

In its sixth year, the event provided industry players and external partners with a platform to create a thriving and sustainable sector; one that improves livelihoods and brings long-term benefits and prosperity to the people at the heart of tea farming and production.

We were  joined by key producers, global brands, development partners, and NGOs. Speakers include: Ajoy Misra, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Global Beverages; Mick Van Ettinger, Executive Vice President Beverages, Unilever; Andy Brown, Managing Director, Taylors of Harrogate; and Han de Groot, CEO of the new Rainforest Alliance.

We reviewed the impact that we have collectively made so far and how the sector has been responding to the challenge of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We also looked at the next set of priorities and discussed the most effective ways to achieve transformational sector-wide change.

Read the 2018 TEAM UP report