Dr. Helen Crowley is the head of sustainable sourcing innovation at Kering. In this role, she advises and supports Kering’s portfolio of luxury brands to implement best practices in sustainability. Specifically, she focuses on developing innovative approaches for raw material sourcing and improving manufacturing processes, and she leads the implementation of animal welfare standards and the integration of biodiversity, planetary boundaries, and circular economy principles into the business. Currently, Crowley is taking a year-long sabbatical from Kering. During this time, she will be a Lui-Walton Fellow at Conservation International and will focus on developing new approaches for business to address climate and biodiversity challenges. She is on the boards of Textile Exchange, Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network, and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. She is also a senior advisor to Conservation International and the World Economic Forum.
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