Melanie Steiner, SVP and Global Chief Risk Officer, PVH Corporation. (KN Speaker)
Focus: The Bangladesh Accord
As Global Risk Officer for PVH, and a board member of the Bangladesh Accord, Ms. Steiner will provide an in-depth look at this groundbreaking initiative in the readymade garment sector, bringing together global brands, global trade unions and NGOs—and how it will change the state of play in Bangladesh and ensure the safety of workers. Ms. Steiner will also talk about supply chain risk and opportunities to use sustainability to drive enhanced third party relationships.
Melanie is responsible for managing risk efficiently and effectively within PVH. This includes overall responsibility for internal audit, enterprise risk management, corporate social responsibility, and human rights. Prior to PVH, she worked at Ernst & Young as Market Leader, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, preceded by 15 years in law and policy, commercial and environmental law, and then as a Senior Policy Advisor at the international level.