Kate Larsen

Kate Larsen

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Name: Kate Larsen
Organization: The Children's Place
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Title: Acting Director Social Responsibility
Bio:
Mandarin Chinese speaking Corporate Responsibility-CR professional experienced in the area of ethical sourcing and supply chain, particularly in Asian countries of China, Japan, HK, Macao, and also with India, Thailand, Vietnam, etc. Lead CSR/ ethical sourcing programme strategy development and implementation in Asia region. Work to ensure high labour, health, safety, and environmental standards in supplier factories through business assessments, managing audit programmes, selling business improvement programmes to factory owners, and creating and managing a confidential worker hotline programme. Assess factory productivity, lean manufacturing, human resource, health safety, and environmental management systems and then source, introduce and quality control consulting and training programmes to ensure best practise in these areas and cleaner production, etc. Partner with business to ensure value add, create partnerships with relevant NGOs to ensure best standards. Based Hong Kong after 5 years Beijing. (old) Blog:http://societalscan.nomadlife.org