Celebrating Partnership Honoring Leadership
Congratulations to Our 2012 Honorees
and thank you to our presenters
Thank you for your support and attendance of the 2012 Fairness Award. We hope to see you again next year.
On Tuesday, November 13th, the Global Fairness Initiative hosted the 2012 Annual Fairness Award at the Historic Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. The award ceremony honors exceptional leaders whose work and life have opened opportunity and access for poor and marginalized communities. By honoring these outstanding individuals, GFI hopes to inspire a new generation of leaders to dedicate themselves to economic justice, fairness, and equality.
2012 Award Ceremony
Her Excellency Ms. Joyce Banda: President of the Republic of Malawi
Ms. Melanne Verveer: Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, United States Department of State
Ms. Lucy Kanu: Founder, Idea Builders in Nigeria
Mr. Jim Vance: CNBC4 Anchor and Fairness Award Masters of Ceremony
With a Special Performance by Sweet Honey in the Rock
Fairness Award Sponsor Feature: Walmart
By strengthening the role of women across our business and supply chain, Walmart seeks to improve the lives of women and children, and continue to make lives better around the world.
"Environmental sustainability has also become an essential ingredient to doing business responsibly and successfully. As the world's largest retailer, our actions have the potential to save our customers money and help ensure a better world for generations to come. We've set three aspirational sustainability goals:.
To be supplied 100% by renewable energy
To create zero waste
To sell products that sustain people and the environment"
John Wilson and Jessie L. Washington