Timberland, The North Face, Vans: what do these VF brands have in common? The answer is… sustainability!
For VF, sustainable operations are viewed as both a competitive advantage and an opportunity to help conserve the environment.
The four key pillars on which this vision is built are: Planet, Products, People, and Responsible Sourcing.
Even the International Headquarters in Stabio will become a zero waste facility in the forthcoming future.

Come and find out more!

When: December 14th from 18.00 to 19.00
Where: Executive Center, USI

The event will be followed by a Christmas Apero

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Keynote speaker: Dott.ssa Anna Maria Rugarli
Anna Maria Rugarli is Director Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility at VF in the EMEA region. She is responsible for developing and implementing the Sustainability and CSR corporate strategy in the Region. She joined VF in December 2010 and holds a strong track record of successfully creating Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility programs at Nike, a global leader in the field, where she worked for 11 years holding a variety of positions within the Sustainable Innovation team.In July 2015, Anna Maria has been appointed as President of the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) whose mission is to support valuable conservation work by raising funds from within the European Outdoor sector and promoting care and respect for wild places.

Anna Maria currently lives in Lugano with her family. She also lived in South Africa, Belgium, China and the Netherlands. She speaks Italian, English, Spanish and French.

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