Sustainability spotlight: fashion’s ethical future


We are pleased to invite you to our Women in Compliance webinar on fashion’s ethical future.

Join us for a discussion with our guest speaker, Lindsey Block, Head of Partnerships and Capacity Building in the Ethical Trade team at Primark, who will share her thoughts on sustainable practices in the fashion industry on Tuesday 5 October 2021 at 14:00 BST/09:00 EDT.

What are the key challenges for an ethical and sustainable future in the garment industry? Whose responsibility is it to enact change? What role should regulators play in driving forward the sustainable agenda? Drawing on first-hand experience in building partnerships to promote sustainable sourcing and manufacturing practices at Primark, Lindsey will discuss navigating the obstacles to implementing an ESG-focused compliance culture. There will also be an opportunity for Q&A.

We do hope you can join us to make this webinar a success.

Date: Tuesday 5 October 2021
Time: 09:00 – 10:00 EDT | 14:00 – 15:00 BST

About the speaker

Lindsey Block

Lindsey Block is Head of Partnerships and Capacity Building in the Ethical Trade and Environmental Sustainability team at Primark. She has supported improved worker welfare and working conditions across Primark’s supply chain since 2013.

Prior to this Lindsey was an economic advisor for the UK Department for International Development for 10 years, working in the Trade Policy Unit as well completing overseas postings for the Caribbean, Nigeria and India. Lindsey began her career as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow, completing a two year posting in a regional economic development organisation in the Pacific. 

In 2019 Lindsey completed an MSt in Sustainability Leadership from Cambridge University. She also holds an MSc in Development Economics from SOAS, University of London and a BA in Economics and Development from Sussex University.

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