March 05 2017

O Trade founder Monica Ospina will make part of a panel of industry experts at the upcoming PDAC 2017. They will be discussing ideas on the importance of Early Stakeholder Engagement in the mining process. The event will take place in Toronto, at Gowling WLG.

 

February 22-24 2017

O Trade founder Monica Ospina speaks at the 8th annual Women in Mining Conference to be hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

June 10 2016

We are pleased to announce that United Nations Global Compact Canada has awarded O Trade for its work and efforts in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals in the Canadian Private Sector.

 

June 6-8 2016

O Trade founder Monica Ospina presents at the Mining and Communities Solutions 2016 Conference in Vancouver: Building Efficiencies in CSR: Best Practices for Local Development through Supplier Engagement and Beyond CSR: Governance and Investment.

 
May 31 2016

O Trade founder Monica Ospina presents at The Philippe Kirsch Institute (PKI) - Canadian Centre for International Justice in Toronto: Evaluating the Canadian Extractive Industry: A Closer Look at Regulation of Associated ESG Factors.

 

May 1-4 2016

O Trade founder Monica Ospina chairs the Session Can we afford CSR? How can we not? during the Management and Finance Day at the CIM Convention in Vancouver, BC.

 

May 13 2015

O Trade to present at the CIM Convention in Montreal during the Management and Finance Day session on Cost Avoidance Should Factor in the Cost of Conflict.

 

March 19 2015

O Trade featured in MiningWeekly’s article on Effective CSR Strategies Becoming Increasingly Critical to Project Success.

 

March 1-3 2015

O Trade presents at upcoming conferences and PDAC 2015 in Toronto on Thought leadership strategies for navigating CSR challenges and mitigating risk.

 

February 26 2015

O Trade featured in the Canadian Mining Journal article on PDAC: How payment transparency helps gain a social licence to operate.

 

January 6 2015

O Trade’s socio economic development work featured in Beedie School of Business article, written by the acclaimed Glen Sigurdson, on Journeys into the world of social innovation.

 

June 12 2014

O Trade founder Monica Ospina presents at the National Supply Chain Conference in Edmonton during the Education Session on The Supply Chain as Driver for Development and Innovation.

 

May 14 2014

O Trade founder Monica Ospina presents at CIM Convention in Vancouver on Water, Mining and Agriculture.

 

May 1 2014

O Trade featured in the CIM Magazine article on Community Relations: Local procurement through local content helps manage risk.

 

April 17 2014

O Trade founder Monica Ospina contributes as peer reviewer to the IFC’s (International Finance Corporation) recently published A strategic Approach to Early Stakeholder Engagement guidelines.

 

April 11 2014

O Trade featured in the Peace & Collaborative Development Network article on How engineers can support “local content” to help mining companies manage risk.

 

March 2-5 2014

O Trade presenting at the upcoming PDAC Convention in Toronto on Local Procurement: Strategies, tools and the benefits for companies and communities.

 

February 25 2014

 O Trade featured in the Canadian Mining Journal article on How to create a local procurement strategy.

 

October 3-14 2013

O Trade founder Monica Ospina participating in the Australia Latin America Leadership (ALALP) conference on Sustainability in the context of the Australian-Latin American Business Relationship.

 

September 19 2013

O Trade founder Monica Ospina speaking at the Ontario Institute of PMAC (Purchasing Management Association of Canada) Supply Chain Conference in Toronto on Sustainable Procurement.

 

September 14 2013

O Trade founder Monica Ospina speaking at CIM’s (Canadian Institute of Mining, Peru chapter) 31st Mining Convention in Arequipa on Agricultura, agua y mineria (Agriculture, Water and Mining).

July 27 2013

O Trade’s Fabiano Poester participates at the Convencion Mundial de chile in Durango, Mexico on Chilli and its cultivation techniques.

July 3 2013

O Trade featured in the Canadian magazine PurchasingB2B article on The case for sustainable supply chains and responsible procurement.

 

June 18-21 2013

O Trade attending the World Bank's IFC Sustainability Summit in Washington DC.

 

June 20 2013

O Trade’s Fabiano Poester participating at Heenan Blaikie Conference in Toronto on Sustainable Development in Colombia & Risk Mitigation (CSR).

 

May 29 2013

O Trade attending the Ted Rogers School of Management Conference in Toronto on Overview of recent sustainability trends in the mining sector.

May 28 2013

O Trade leading the Mining for Development Workshop and presenting on The Strategic Approach to Local Sourcing and Social Inclusion of Indigenous and Vulnerable Groups at the Insights Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability in Mining in Vancouver.

 

May 8 2013

O Trade presenting at the CIM Convention in Toronto during the Social & Environmental Responsibility: Water, Perception or Reality session on Mining and agriculture: A cross-sector call for collaboration in the management of water.

 

April 3 2013

O Trade Director Monica Ospina is giving a presentation entitled "La Minería como Agente de Desarrollo Socio-Economico" (Mining as agent of Socio-Economical Development), event hosted by the Association of Mining Engineers of Durango, Mexico.

 

March 1 2013

O Trade will be attending this year's PDAC Convention, the top mining industry event that takes place every year in Toronto.

 

O Trade Receives World Bank Recognition

November 12 2012

O Trade, a Canadian firm specializing in sustainable supply chain and community development solutions, is pleased to announce that the World Bank has recognized its proprietary Local Community Procurement Program (LCPP) as one of the Top 15 innovations of the World Bank Procurement Innovation Challenge 2012.