Saskia van Gendt

Saskia van Gendt
Head of Sustainability
Saskia van Gendt, joins the SIGNAL panel from Rothy’s, a fashion company that was founded with a commitment to turn single-use plastic water bottles into beautifully designed shoes and accessories. Since its founding five years ago, Rothy’s has given new life to more than 100 million water bottles with virtually no waste along the way. Saskia is an environmental scientist with over a decade of experience in both the public and private domain. As the current Head of Sustainability at Rothy’s, Saskia develops strategies to minimize the impact that Rothy’s supply chain has on the environment and is one of the fashion executives behind the go-to-ballet flat of the very stylish and eco-conscious, Duchess Meghan Markle.

Speaking in:

January 16
10:30 am11:00 am
Javits North, Level 4, Room 404, StarWind Stage

Join this educational discussion from retail sustainability experts as they reveal the most effective ways to achieve sustainability goals. Hear how companies have launched successful initiatives as they share ah-ha moments, what worked and what didn't, who should be at the table for these discussions and how to best work with vendors. The lessons these experts are generously sharing will save… Read more