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Shemina Amarsy

International Trade Centre (ITC)
Sustainability Advisor
Shemina Amarsy works for the International Trade Center (ITC) as Advisor on Sustainability Standards & Value Chains. ITC is an international organization focused on trade development for developing and transition economies and dedicated to supporting the internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Shemina also works for IDH as Recognition Leader on Living Wage Benchmarks Methodologies.
Prior to this, she worked as Sustainable Development Coordinator in the retailing industry, and then for Fairtrade International as Liaison Officer in the Caribbean and Latin America, giving support and training to agricultural SMEs to access sustainable export markets and improve local livelihoods. After this, she joined the Fairtrade Strategy &Policy Direction as Senior Standards Manager. She also worked for GoodWeave International, an initiative aiming to stop child labour in international supply chains, for Sphere as Humanitarian Standards coordinator, and accompanied the NGO Geneva Call in its strategy to make humanitarian standards respected by armed-non state actors and protect civilians in conflict-affected areas. She studied business management in Neoma in France and Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Brazil. She also holds a Master of Philosophy.
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