“If you have a business you are impacting something negatively.”
Cara Chacon has the title of Director of Social & Environmental Responsibility with the company, but she makes it clear that everyone is expected to advance the organization’s adherence to their social ethic.
“It’s not just marketing, not just production, not just the environmental department,” she insists. In questions as seemly mundane as where to obtain zippers and pulls, environmentalism, sustainability and social responsibility come into play. “If I’m not completely satisfied with a factory’s record, I have complete veto power.”