FORA.tv Speaker - Kindley Walsh Lawlor
Kindley Walsh Lawlor is senior director of Strategic Planning and Environmental Affairs at Gap Inc.
In this role, Lawlor is responsible for developing strategies to further integrate social responsibility and environmental objectives into the company's Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brands, as well as leading efforts to strengthen the company's environmental programs.
She recently led the branding of Gap Inc.'s environmental strategy to focus the company's efforts. Summarized by the acronym ECO, Gap Incs strategy focuses on the three key areas where the company has the greatest opportunity to impact positive, lasting change: (E)nergy conservation, (
C)otton/sustainable design, and (O)utput/waste reduction.
Lawlor has been with Gap Inc. for 10 years. Prior to joining the Social Responsibility group, she served as senior director of Gap Adult Production where she focused on ethical sourcing, product quality and fit as well as long term placement strategies. In her tenure with Gap Inc. Lawlor also led Banana Republic Mens Production team and Quality and Technical Design teams. Kindley graduated with a degree in Apparel Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, NY.
09.17.08 | 01:13:00 min
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