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Annual General Meeting (AGM)

When? March 11th 2022 at 2:00pm
Where? Online via Zoom

Our AGM took place online on Friday 11th March at 2pm, and all Society members were invited to vote and participate.

Focus on the impact of climate change on our South American customers

When? March 7th 2022 at 2:00pm
Where? Zoom

Watch our online supporter event to hear about the impact of climate change on our South American customers.

Focus on the impact of climate change on our Central American customers

When? March 4th 2022 at 2:00pm
Where? Zoom

Watch our online supporter event to hear about the impact of climate change on our Central American customers.

Focus on the impact of climate change on our West African customers

When? March 3rd 2022 at 2:00pm
Where? Zoom

Catch up on our online supporter event to hear about the impact of climate change on our West African customers.

Put your money where your heart is - in partnership with ECCR

When? March 2nd 2022 at 12:30pm
Where? Online

In partnership with ECCR and their Money Makes Change event series, we explore how our financial decisions can help shape a fairer world.

Focus on the impact of climate change on our East African customers

When? February 24th 2022 at 2:00pm
Where? Zoom

Catch up on our online supporter event to hear about the impact of climate change on our East African customers.

Fairtrade Fortnight webinar with Shared Interest Foundation in partnership with the National Campaigner Committee

When? February 22nd 2022 at 11:00am
Where? Online

Join Kodzo Korkortsi, Foundation Manager live from Ghana as we explore the challenges faced by cocoa farmers in the region.

Focus on Shared Interest Foundation's recent Climate Smart Agricultural projects

When? February 21st 2022 at 10:00am
Where? Zoom

Hear about Shared Interest Foundation's recent Climate Smart Agricultural projects.

Strategic Review workshops

When? January 31st 2022 at 10:00am
Where? Online via Zoom

Please note this is a members only event.

Farming for a Climate-Friendly Future - Hear how producers are working to combat climate change

When? November 10th 2021 at 11:00am

We held a virtual event on the 10th November 2021 hearing about the challenges facing communities as a result of climate change. To view the event recording click here.

Notice of General Meeting

When? September 29th 2021 at 10:00am
Where? Zoom

Notice is hereby given that a General Meeting of Shared Interest Society will be held from 10am on 29 September 2021.

Supporter Event ~ Central America

When? June 15th 2021 at 3:00pm
Where? Online

Join us for our online supporter event and hear from Michael Woodard, Commercial Advisor & Vice-President of Coproexnic, sesame seed and peanuts producer based in Nicaragua and also Dan Binks, Managing Director at Liberation Nuts.

Supporter Event ~ South America

When? June 7th 2021 at 3:00pm
Where? Online

Join us for our online supporter event and learn more about the producers we are working with in the region. Hear from Chino’ Henriquez, General Manager of Apicoop, a honey producer in Chile and Bastien Beaufort, Deputy Manager at Guayapi a French importer and distributor of wild plants from the Amazon Rainforest.

The Future for Fair Trade Campaigning

When? June 3rd 2021 at 11:00am

We were delighted to be joined by Fairtrade Campaigner, Joanna Pollard at our Volunteer Festival to hear about what campaigning looks like going forward.

Planning and Executing Longitudinal Case Studies

When? June 3rd 2021 at 10:30am

Programme Manager, Kodzo Korkortsi spoke at our Volunteer Festival about the method and impact of longitudinal case studies. Watch the recording of the event here.

Shared Interest Environment Awareness

When? June 3rd 2021 at 10:00am

The Shared Interest Environment Team joined our Volunteer Festival to talk about environmental awareness in our organisation.

Growing Fairer Futures

When? June 3rd 2021 at 9:30am

Shared Interest Foundation Development Officer, Harriet Urwin was joined by coffee co-operative Kopakama at our Volunteer Festival, to speak about our Growing Fairer Futures project in Rwanda. Watch the recording of the event here.

Costa Rica discovering its beauty and magic

When? June 3rd 2021 at 9:00am

Customer Representative for Central America, Karolina Jimenez joined us at our Volunteer Festival from Costa Rica to share the beauty of her home region.

Supporter Event ~ East Africa

When? May 27th 2021 at 2:00pm
Where? Online

Join us for our online supporter event and learn about coffee production from Pastor Japhet of coffee co-operative Cogagi, based in Rwanda and Chris Thompson, Head of Sales and Marketing for Cafedirect.

Supporter event ~ West Africa

When? May 19th 2021 at 2:00pm
Where? Online

Join us for our online supporter event and learn about cocoa production in West Africa from Daniel Amponsah, President of cocoa co-operative, Asunafo and Adam Brett, Founder of Tropical Wholefoods.

Cocagi, coffee farmers in Rwanda

AGM Workshops ~ 3pm

When? March 12th 2021 at 3:00pm
Where? Online via Zoom

We will be holding a number of workshops in the afternoon following the AGM, on the 12th March 2021. Click READ MORE to find out how you can join us.

Candela, brazil nut producers in Peru

AGM Workshops ~ 2pm

When? March 12th 2021 at 2:00pm
Where? Online via Zoom

We will be holding a number of workshops in the afternoon following the AGM, on the 12th March 2021. Click READ MORE to find out how you can join us.

Join us in Glasgow

When? June 10th 2020 at 12:00pm
Where? The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow

Join us in Glasgow to find out more about Shared Interest, learn about our impact and hear from our guest speaker from the Fairtrade movement.

Join us in London

When? May 19th 2020 at 12:00pm
Where? Coin Street Conference Centre, 108 Stamford Street, London

Unfortunately, given the current and changing situation regarding COVID-19 we are postponing this event as the safety of our members and staff is paramount. We very much hope to hold the event later in the year but are unable to confirm the date at this time.

Join us in Leeds

When? May 16th 2020 at 12:00pm
Where? St Georges Centre, 60 Great George Street, Leeds

Unfortunately, given the current and changing situation regarding COVID-19 we are postponing this event as the safety of our members and staff is paramount. We very much hope to hold the event later in the year but are unable to confirm the date at this time.

Postponement of events

When? May 16th 2020 at 12:00pm
Where? Leeds, London, Bristol and Glasgow

Unfortunately, given the current and changing situation regarding COVID-19 we are postponing all of our upcoming events as the safety of our members and staff is paramount. We very much hope to hold the events later in the year but are unable to confirm the date at this time.

Greenbelt

When? August 23rd 2019 at 9:00am
Where? Boughton House, Northamptonshire, NN14 3AG

We will be attending Greenbelt Festival for the first time and are looking forward to meeting attendees of this well-established event.

Just V Show

When? July 5th 2019 at 10:00am
Where? Olympia Grand, Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London

We will be attending the Just V Show in London to meet those looking to make more conscious lifestyle choices. This is a three-day event aimed at those seeking products with an ethical, social and environmental awareness.

Join us in Cambridge

When? June 26th 2019 at 12:00pm
Where? Howard Building, Downing College, Regent Street, Cambridge, CB2 1DQ

Join us in Cambridge to find out more about Shared Interest, learn about our impact and hear from our guest speaker from the Fairtrade movement.

Join us in Brighton

When? June 13th 2019 at 12:00pm
Where? Brighthelm, Church & Community Centre, North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD

Join us in Brighton to find out more about Shared Interest, learn about our impact and hear from our guest speaker from the Fairtrade movement.

Festival of Nature

When? June 8th 2019 at 10:00am
Where? Bristol Harbourside

We return to this excellent festival with our partners Bristol Fair Trade Network. Come along to explore, discover and learn about Fairtrade and the producers behind the products.

Join us in Sheffield

When? May 22nd 2019 at 12:00pm
Where? Showroom Workstation 15 Paternoster Row Sheffield S1 2BX

Join us in Sheffield to find out more about Shared Interest, learn about our impact and hear from our guest speaker from the Fairtrade movement.

Join us in York

When? May 17th 2019 at 12:00pm
Where? Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

Join us in York to find out more about Shared Interest, learn about our impact and hear from our guest speaker from the Fairtrade movement.

Thinking Evening – Sustainable St Albans Festival

When? May 15th 2019 at 7:30pm
Where? Marlborough Road Methodist Church, 69 Marlborough Rd, St Albans AL1 3XG

Learn how some of your favourite Fairtrade products are made. Sharing stories of change, hope and opportunity we will explore the transformative potential of our everyday actions.

#Balance For Better. Shared Interest offers a global insight

When? March 8th 2019 at 1:30pm
Where? Northern Design Centre, Baltic Business Quarter, Abbott's Hill, Gateshead, NE8 3DF

Join us to celebrate International Women's Day. Our colleagues from Peru, Ghana and Kenya will share stories about the challenges faced by women in their regions, as they work to better their lives and their communities.

Annual General Meeting 2019

When? March 8th 2019 at 10:00am
Where? Northern Design Centre, Baltic Business Quarter, Abbott's Hill, Gateshead, NE8 3DF

Join us for our 29th AGM.

Thinking Lunch – Investing in a Fairer World

When? February 7th 2019 at 12:30pm
Where? Marlborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans AL1 3XQ

Thinking Lunch – Investing in a Fairer World. Our Volunteer Engagement Manager, Sally Seddon will be introducing Shared Interest over lunch followed by discussion.

Portsmouth Supporter Day

When? October 19th 2018 at 12:30pm
Where? Room 4 at the Somerstown Central Community Hub, Winston Churchill Ave, Portsmouth, Southsea, PO5 4JJ

Shared Interest investors and supporters are invited to join us for an informal lunch and short presentation on Friday 19th 4th October 2018.

Aberdeen Supporter Day

When? October 4th 2018 at 11:30am
Where? Pebble Room, Inspire Building, Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen, AB24 5HP

Shared Interest investors and supporters are invited to join us for an informal lunch and short presentation on Thursday 4th October 2018.

Annual General Meeting

When? March 9th 2018 at 10:00am
Where? Northern Design Centre, Gateshead

The 2018 AGM will take place at the Design Centre, Baltic Business Quarter, Abbott's Hill, Gateshead on Friday 9 March.

Fairtrade Fortnight 2018

When? February 26th 2018 at 9:00am
Where? UK wide

Fairtrade Fortnight is a fun-filled highlight of the year, when campaigners, businesses, schools and places of worship show their support for the farmers and workers who grow our food in developing countries.

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