Time to Get Bold: A Fashion Transformation

Apparel Impact Institute and its industry partners present a session on Textile, Apparel & Footwear Industry leaders' bold move to achieve supply chain decarbonization by 2050, with the first science based targets of 50% CO2 emission reduction by 2030. The panel will introduce the work of leading partners working with Aii from the fashion/ apparel sector along with financial institution(s) providing sustainable finance. Moderating the discussion will be Sustainability Editor from Vogue Business, Rachel Cernansky, and speakers will include Lewis Perkins, President, Apparel Impact Institute, Mallory McConnell, VP of Corporate Responsibility, PVH, Kelly Fisher, Head of Corporate Sustainability, HSBC, Crispin Wong, Senior Director of Product and Environmental Sustainability, Lululemon, and Ulrika Leverenz, Head of Green Investment, H&M Group.

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About The Speakers

Lewis Perkins - AII

Lewis Perkins, President |  Apparel Impact Institute

As President of the Apparel Impact Institute, an organization that identifies, funds and scales proven environmental impact solutions in the apparel and footwear industry, Lewis oversees the collaboration of brands and manufacturers on the forefront of global efforts to reach the industry’s sustainability goals.

Lewis was previously the president of Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, where he launched the Fashion Positive Initiative for circular materials. He holds an MBA with a focus on corporate social responsibility from Goizueta Business School at Emory University and a BA from Washington & Lee University.

Rachel Cernansky, Sustainability Editor, Vogue Business

Rachel Cernansky |  Sustainability Editor, Vogue Business

Rachel Cernansky is sustainability editor for Vogue Business. She also covers environment and health for other publications, including the New York Times and the Washington Post. She's based in the US. Rachel is the voice of the Vogue Business Sustainability Edit.


Mallory McConnell - PVH

Mallory McConnell | VP of Corporate Responsibility, PVH

Mallory McConnell is the Vice President, Corporate Responsibility for PVH Corp. Her responsibilities include management of sustainability within the supply chain and global corporate responsibility operations, including but not limited to team governance, sustainable supply chain strategy, as well as data and systems. In this role, she helps to develop and deliver key strategies that help drive progress against enterprise sustainability targets, and ensures a best in class organization focused on execution and forward thinking.

Mallory has lived and worked in Bangalore India and Hong Kong S.A.R., managing global and diverse teams. She holds a MS in Textile Technology Management from North Carolina State University, and has over ten years of experience managing human rights and environmental performance in global supply chains.


Ulrika Leverenz - H&M Group

Ulrika Leverenz | Head of Green Investment, H&M Group

Crispin Wong - Lululemon

Crispin Wong | Senior Director of Product and Environmental Sustainability, Lululemon

As Senior Director of Product Sustainability and Environment at lululemon, Crispin manages lululemon’s global initiatives related to climate action, circularity, product sustainability, waste, and water.

Prior to joining lululemon, she held a variety of roles at Nike across materials sourcing, sustainable manufacturing, and supporting a variety of industry collaborations. She also previously worked as a consultant in the energy industry. Crispin holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Pacific University and a Master’s in Environmental Science and Management from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Kelly Fisher - HSBC

Kelly Fisher | Head of Corporate Sustainability, HSBC



Lewis Perkins

Mallory McConnell

Ulrika Leverenz

Crispin Wong


Rachel Cernansky

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