10 Apr Gwyneth Fries
Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility
Gwyneth is the Senior Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility at Agility Logistics, managing the company’s fair labor and sustainable supply chain programs. She is an expert on sustainable logistics and trade facilitation in emerging markets. Prior to joining Agility, Gwyneth worked as a Senior Advisor for Forum for Future, providing strategic sustainability advisory services for corporate partners in the Asia Pacific region, including Sime Darby Property, Aditya Birla Group, Fonterra, Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific. Gwyneth also served at the World Bank, advising governments on policies and investments to facilitate trade and address supply chain constraints, specifically on infrastructure investments to improve agro-export competitiveness. Her professional interests include sustainable sourcing, clean cold chains, sustainability governance and participatory planning. She holds a B.A. in Development Studies from Brown University, an M.A. in International Affairs from Columbia University, and a Micromasters Credential in Supply Chain Management from MITx.
Gwyneth Fries will be appearing in the following sessions:
Sustainability = smart business. Is it time to acknowledge that green supply chains yield measurable financial improvements beyond the brand image?, Day 1 - 15th May 16:30–17:20, Interactive Panel Discussion
If sustainability is an expense for your business, you’re probably doing it wrong. Learn about the quick wins and shrewd investments that turn sustain…