Since March 2003, Vinculando.org has been a serious, plural and free space, built upon articles and documents from professionals and researchers on social sciences with a Latin American perspective.
We are committed on syndicating Sustainable Development experiences, values and practices in areas like organic production, fair trade, responsible consumption, economy of solidarity, ecology and more.
We promote current documents of wide interest from well known specialists and researchers, which is why Vinculando.org has become one of the sources of information for institutions like the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Ministry of Education (México) or the Inter-American Development Bank, among others.
Our work is completely independent from political and religious groups, political parties and govermental agencies and we promote with our daily work our stand against discrimination for any reason.
Some of our friends:
We are co-founders of the first National Network of Economy of Solidarity in México, which grouped more than 60 civil associations of small producers, employee-owned enterprises, coops and governmental agencies, and we are part of the North America Sustainable Consumption and Production Database, which groups several initiatives in this region.
Our work has been enriched in many ways thanks to several other organizations, like:
- Fundación Rostros y Voces, FDS.
- Centro Antonio Montesinos, A.C.
- Agromercados, S.A. de C.V.
- Centro de Estudios Ecuménicos, A.C.
- Cooperativa Tosepan Titataniske, S.C.L.
- Kiee Lu’u, Flor viva, S. de S.S.
We thank our supporters:
Hereby, we would like to thank the very valuable help from several persons and institutions for promoting responsible consumption, fair trade and organic production, thank you very much! 😉
- To each person who has given their enthusiasm, time knowledge and intelectual production.
- International Trade Centre " Geneva, Switzerland.
- CESEP/PUC – Sao Paulo, Brasil.
- Mexican Youth Institute " Ministry of Public Education.
- Universidad del Valle de México.
- To our friends and volunteers: Renaud Laillier, Verónica Gil Montes, Tamila Dib Amour, Rodrigo Moreles, Liliana Souza, Arlette Ballesteros, Jorge García, Abraham de la Puente, Arturo Urbina, Vanessa Roberts y Cecilia Ã?vila.
Vinculando in the media:
Several media has been interested in the topics we work with and we have been interviewed about it:
Channel eleven (TV México)
El Economista Newspaper
MURAL de Guadalajara (Grupo Reforma)
Fernanda Magazine (Mexico)
Getting the Goods (EUA)
Mexican Radio Institute (IMER)
- 1995 " 1997. We began our field work with nahua coffee growing communities, from Tezonapa, Veracruz.
- 1996. Comercial consulting to organic producers from Tapachula, Chiapas, who participated of the international fair trade market.
- 1997 " 2000. Joint work with indigenous groups from the Sierra Norte, Puebla: coffee, peper and handicrafts trading. Work with Cause Related Marketing.
- 2001. Toronto and Montreal internship to know the complete scope of fair trade movement for coffee: imports, blends, roast, retail and social marketing.
- 2002. Work to continue developing a Mexican fair trade initiative with new experiences in France and Canada related to fair trade and IT.
- 2003. Vinculando.org is born as the result of past experiences with a Latin American scope.
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Para citar este artículo:
Revista Vinculando, (2003). English section, welcome. Recuperado de Revista Vinculando: http://vinculando.org/en/english_section_welcome.html