WTO Public Forum Session
28 September 2017
Ground truth—and action on the ground—are essential to inform and generate momentum toward a digital trade agenda for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) at the WTO and in other negotiating venues. Although the volume of SME digital trade remains small relative to that of large companies, the effective inclusion of SMEs represents a high growth area and a tremendous potential gain for sustainable development, globally and particularly in developing countries.
Panelists: - Andrew Crosby, Managing Director, ICTSD
- Rupa Ganguli, Founder & CEO, Inclusive Trade and Founder, SPINNA Circle
- Constance Chidiogor Ikokwu, Strategy and Communications Adviser, Nigerian Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment
- Aretha Frank, Senior Public Relations Manager (Government and Media Affairs), Huawei Technologies
- Frank Pang, Vice President, Didi Chuxing
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- Inclusive Trade thanks Lidia Callejo, a passionate environmental and sustainable lifestyle enthusiast for this article. Meeting the excessive and wasteful demand of fast fashion and its subsequent throwaway is hugely detrimental to conventional cotton cultivation.
Inclusive Trade thanks Lidia Callejo, a passionate environmental and sustainable lifestyle enthusiast for this article. So does the fashion industry contribute to desertification and drought? How far and in what capacity? The answer to this first question is indisputable today, yes it does...