Patagonia: A Cutting Edge Social Enterprise and Its Evolving Relationship with Civil Society
341 Eggers Hall
Transnational NGO Initiative presents: Alex Katz - Patagonia: A Cutting Edge Social Enterprise and Its Evolving Relationship with Civil Society
Alex Katz, Manager, Supply Chain Social Responsibility, Patagonia
Civil society is increasingly demanding engagement from major brands and retailers that carry out business around the world. Join us as Alex Katz discusses Patagonia’s role as a leader in responsible business and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Mr. Katz will describe the challenges and successes in transitioning from the current state to desired state of Civil Society Organization (CSO) engagement.
Alex Katz currently serves as the Manager of Supply Chain Social Responsibility at Patagonia. His responsibilities include: ensuring that the company’s Workplace Code of Conduct is respected by all finished goods suppliers, developing annual and long term social responsibility strategies, managing the company’s Fair Labor Association Accreditation, and working on improving programs used to advance the lives of people involved in making Patagonia products.
Sponsored by the Transnational NGO Initiative at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
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