American University in Cairo
Mon 5, 7-8pm (Online event): “How to Build Fair and Sustainable Supply Chains for Agricultural Products” join this session of the Gerhart Center Webinar Series featuring Gero Leson, vice president of special operations at Dr. Bronner’s. Dr. Bronner’s is the bestselling brand of natural soaps in the United States. Founded in 1948, the company is family owned and pursues a philanthropic/activist agenda. Since 2005, Dr. Bronner’s has built a supply chain from organic and fair-trade ingredients. This talk will focus on the company, its history and the financial rules that facilitate its agenda. It suggests actions to other companies that may bring them closer to their suppliers of agricultural ingredients, thus overcoming the economic and cultural divide between the Global South and North.
The link is https://e.cglink.me/2kZ/r300078679
Wed 7, 7-8pm (Online event): “Insights and Trends in Corporate Sustainability” in this session of the Gerhart Center Webinar Series, Tensie Whelan, clinical professor of business and society, and director of NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, will provide insights into how companies are tackling the risks and opportunities created by environmental and social issues as well as share NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business research into the business case for embedded sustainability. She will provide practical insights of interest to students, faculty, policy-makers and business practitioners. The link https://e.cglink.me/2kZ/r300076068
Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)
AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Fri 2-Thurs 8 (open to the public every day from 10am to 8 pm): AUC Bookstores, in collaboration with AUC Tahrir Cultural Center, are hosting the very first AUC Christmas Bazaar. You will find unique Egyptian brands and handicrafts for your holiday shopping during the weekend of 2 and 3 December, 2022. With a live musical performance on Friday 2 December, bring your family and friends and enjoy the festivity spirit. AUC Tahrir Bookstore Book Fair will continue till 8 December 2022.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 1 December, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.