Harold Taussig Sr. passed away on the afternoon of January 11, 2016 in his home. He was 91 years old.
Hal was an accomplished businessman, a fervent booster of Fair Trade, an activist for socially responsible business, and an early micro-enterprise investor. His Untours Foundation, created with the profits of his successful tour company, has lent over 7 million dollars to small startups and businesses around the world to create jobs and economic opportunities for those most in need.
Hal understood what it meant to build a business from the ground up.