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Doing Sustainable Good

Episode: 16

Entrepreuer Tal Dehtiar started his shoe company Oliberté in 2009 with one thought, ‘can we not change they way commerce is done within Sub-Saharan Africa and support a thriving economy by focusing on manufacturing/’ With the first Fair Trade Certified footwear factory and a thriving line of men’s, women’s and babies footwear and accessories, Dehtair joins Kate to discuss doing sustainable good.

 

 

“We can do so much better if we work together”

 

 

 

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