Please note sessions and times may change. The evening meal is also being held at the Crystal and starts at 19.30.
|Timings for the day||Session|
|9.00 – 9.30||Registration|
|9.30 – 9.45||Welcome & introduction including rules|
|9.45 – 10.50||Goal setting processes that lead to change
The ETP and IDH teams will look at how international sustainability frameworks, such as the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals impact on the tea industry and communities, and provide an overview on how current work programmes are contributing to progress against key targets. Reflections from Peter McAllister (Executive Director, Ethical Trading Initiative)
|10.50 – 11.20||The UNICEF - ETP Partnership
How are we doing in meeting our goals of improving the lives of 25,000 girls in Indian tea communities? With Satya Muniasamy (TGBL) and Vedprakash Gautam (UNICEF Assam)
|11.20 - 11.40||Break|
|11.40 – 12.30||How can innovative finance solutions help the tea sector make progress against the sustainable development goals?
With Chris Isaac (AgDevCo), Anton Timpers (FMO), Jean-Marc Debricon (Alterfin), Sangwani Hara (Tea Association of Malawi), and Will Battle (J.D. Egberts)
|12.30 - 13.30||Lunch|
|13.30 - 14.30||Interactive sessions (1 from 5)
|14.30 – 14.55||Break|
|14.55 - 15.10||Key points to progress from interactive sessions|
|15.10 – 16.00||Achieving good livelihoods and quality of life: the role of living wage
With Britta Wyss Bisang (Utz Certified and Living Wage Alliance), Roshan Rajadurai (Chairman, Sri Lanka Tea Association), and Binesh Pananwala (Watawala Plantations)
|16.00 - 17.00||Small steps that lead to big change: The Roadmap for a Sustainable Indian Tea Industry.
With Ana Paula Tavares (Rainforest Alliance), Lee Byers (Fairtrade), Rachel Wilshaw (Oxfam) and Anurag Priyadarshi (TGBL).
|17.00 - 17.15||Wrap up and conclusions|