Sean Cady – Chair

Sean Cady is Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Responsible Sourcing at VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories. VF had 2015 revenues of $12.4 billion and is owner of iconic brands, including The North Face®, Vans®, Timberland®, Wrangler® and Lee®. Under Cady’s leadership, VF’s Global Responsible Sourcing function – which is…

Liz Cook – Secretary

As Vice President for Institutional Strategy and Development at the World Resources Institute, Elizabeth Cook works with WRI’s board and staff to scale up the organization’s priority initiatives. This includes expanding external partnerships critical to WRI’s financial and programmatic success. Cook has played a leadership role in growing WRI’s budget from $20 million in 2005…

Pascal Brun

Pascal Brun has more than 15 years of experience in the apparel and textile industry within multinational corporations such as H&M and Camaieu, with experience spanning across execution and strategic management roles. After having worked in Europe, China and Bangladesh, across a variety of roles such as country manager, and global supply chain manager, he is now…

Jonas Eder-Hansen

Jonas Eder-Hansen is the Public Affairs Director at Global Fashion Agenda. Eder-Hansen, who has been at GFA since 2011, works on local, regional, and global levels with responsibility for the pan-Nordic NICE project and Copenhagen Fashion Summit – the world’s biggest event on sustainable fashion. Since 2002, Eder-Hansen has worked with sustainability within research and education….

Rick Ridgeway – Emeritus

Rick Ridgeway is Patagonia’s Vice President of Environmental Affairs where he oversees the company’s philanthropy and chairs an internal council of the company’s vice-presidents and C-Suite executives that advise corporate sustainability.  In this role, he and the council guide Patagonia’s vanguard environmental and sustainability initiatives such as Worn Wear and the Footprint Chronicles.Ridgeway was co-founder and…