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Online Masterclass: How to create and run an ethical business.

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Ethical. Ethically made. Made by hand in ethical conditions. You’ve heard countlessΒ brands and businesses use terms like these to describe themselves. But what does itΒ mean to really BE an ethical business?Β Just as you consider every corner of your stall at a Finders Keepers market or the wordingΒ on every social media post, embedding ethical practices in your business is all aboutΒ paying attention to the details.

Whether you are a sole trader or outsource work to someone else, this one-hour sessionΒ from Ethical Clothing Australia will give you practical, straightforward insights on creatingΒ an ethical business – covering everything from the big ideas right down to small changesΒ you might not have thought of (but make a huge difference)!

In this FREE one-hourΒ online masterclass, Louisa Ramsay fromΒ Ethical Clothing Australia will share:

β€’ Why ethical practices are good for business!
β€’ What Australian workplace laws apply to you in your fashion or textileΒ business.
β€’ What you need to know if you want to employ someone else and grow yourΒ business.
β€’ The three most common mistakes ECA see businesses make.
β€’ How to choose the right accreditation for you.
β€’ How to tell customers about your ethical values (in a way that cuts through theΒ noise!).
β€’ How to build your ethical business community.

About Your Host

Louisa Ramsay is an ethical supply chain expert with a wealth of knowledge on garment production and ethical manufacturing supply chains. Louisa has worked with brands and manufacturing facilities globally and has observed many facets of the garment industry. Louisa is working as the Accreditation Team Leader at Ethical Clothing Australia, an accreditation body which upholds the rights of Australian garment workers and ensures they are being paid appropriately, receiving all their legal entitlements and working in safe conditions.

For over 20 years, Ethical Clothing Australia has been upholding the rights of workers and makers in the local textile, clothing and footwear industry. If you want to be known as an ethical business and take care of your workers (yourself included!), join this free session to hear more!

About The Finders Keepers

TheΒ Finders Keepers are champions of creativity and curators of Australia's most loved design market.Β 

We’re proud to support thousands of small, independent creative businesses in Australia. Through our markets, events and small biz resources, we work to empower makers and creatives all over Australia to make a living doing what they love.

The Finders Keepers events are where communities come together to shop, explore and discover the very best from designers, makers and entrepreneurs in our country. Check out our upcomingΒ event: Melbourne Design MarketΒ 12-14 July.

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