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SOURCE: Hewar Social Communications
Brand Demonstrates Leadership in Fostering Sustainable Business & Economy
Stamford, CT (PRWEB) November 16, 2012
American Halal Company, Inc’s Saffron Road brand is pleased to be among a select group of socially responsible companies to participate in the 25th Annual Social Venture Network (SVN) Fall Conference November 14-17.
Among other business leaders, Saffron Road’s CEO, Adnan Durrani, will be one the conference’s speakers – addressing the topic of “Bringing Renewed Spirit to Business” Friday morning between 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. The four-day Conference is the final celebration of SVN's 25th Anniversary year and will engage with an influential and diverse network of social entrepreneurs from around the world to explore, inspire and create innovative ways to build a just and sustainable economy for the next 25 years and beyond.
In addition to speaking at the Conference, Saffron Road’s CEO is on the Co-Host Committee that is organizing The SVN Hall of Fame, which will celebrate mission-driven entrepreneurs and impact investors who have broken barriers and paved the way for new leaders to create enterprises that benefit customers, employees, local communities and the planet. Among the companies and social entrepreneurs Saffron Road will be hosting at SVN are Stonyfield Farms, Organic Valley, Cliff Bar, Virgin Unite (Sir Richard Branson), Body Shop, Seventh Generation, Eileen Fisher, Ben & Jerry’s, and Mohammad Yunnus.
“Saffron Road is proud to be a part of the SVN Conference again this year. Our company supports sustainable business practices from our operations on the farm, to the way we deliver our products to the retail shelf,” says Adnan Durrani, Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to celebrating 25 years of SVN success, as well as sharing new ways to help foster a more sustainable business community and economy. I am excited about the session I will be leading at SVN which will focus on reviving the spiritual and holistic values within a socially responsible enterprise, which is Saffron Road’s core mission,” Durrani continues.
Given the brand’s commitment to ethical consumerism, The Saffron Road team is constantly challenging the way they do business to ensure all aspects of the brand adheres to their values and enables sustainable growth for the company.
About Saffron Road
American Halal Co. markets All Natural Halal Certified food under the Saffron Road brand. Adnan Durrani, the CEO, and Jack Acree, the EVP, are serial entrepreneurs having been involved in companies like Vermont Pure Spring Water, Stonyfield Farms, Inc., Alexia Foods, and Terra Chips. The Company’s management and Board represent a team of proven entrepreneurs at building premium food brands. Saffron Road’s mission is to offer All Natural Halal Certified and Gluten Free foods, which are also holistic, sustainably farmed, and antibiotic free. Saffron Road’s products are sourced from livestock which is fed only 100% vegetarian feed and are humanely treated. The Company seeks to bring its mission to a higher awakening with the local and global community, embodying a socially conscious company ethic as well as setting the standard for premium quality Halal Cuisine.
Since 1987, Social Venture Network (http://www.svn.org) has been at the forefront of the socially responsible business movement, connecting, leveraging, and promoting a world-class community of thousands of innovative entrepreneurs working to change the way the world does business and the way that business affects the world. SVN connects the leaders of socially responsible enterprises to share lessons and resources, form strategic alliances, and explore new solutions that build a more just and sustainable economy.
Lisa Mabe, Hewar Social Communications, 202.505.2890, lisa(at)hewarcommunications.com
Kate Pearson, American Halal Company, Inc., 203.961.1954 x100, kate(at)americanhalal.com
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