Jill Dumain of bluesign will provide an introductory dive into the bluesign system, recognized as the most comprehensive method to ensure the chemical integrity of a product’s materials. She will address common challenges to supply chain sustainability and how understanding your chemical footprint – from chemical supplier to finished products – are critical for the success of manufacturers and the outdoor industry as a whole. Bonus: OIA members qualify for a bluesign discount – listen in to learn more!
Jill Dumain, CEO, bluesign technologies
Jill Dumain stepped into the role of CEO at bluesign technologies in January of 2017. She has been a strong advocate and supporter of bluesign since its inception in 2000 and paved the way for Patagonia to be the first brand member. Jill held various senior positions at Patagonia in a career including textile research and development and environmental strategy for more than 27 years. She has also held leadership and board positions at the Organic Exchange, Textile Exchange and the Sustainability Working Group at the Outdoor Industry Association. She was the Chairwoman of bluesign technologies’ Advisory Board from 2011-2017. Throughout her career, Jill has traveled extensively globally giving her a chance to interface with many different types of companies throughout the supply chain committed to performance in textiles and environmental responsibility in the industry.