Julian Lings leads and manages sustainability at The North Face in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. His is also responsible for leading its efforts on environmental responsibility initiatives in product creation, supply chain partners, circular economy programmes and the company’s conservation agenda. Previously, Lings spent a considerable portion of his career at Tesco working across the business’ communications, government Affairs and sustainability functions. He has seen first-hand the evolution of the sustainability agenda and its potential.
“Groundbreaking innovation has been at the heart of The North Face for over 50 years and continues to drive our sustainability journey. Innovation Forum provides an exciting platform for stakeholders to come together and engage with some of the key pioneering innovators helping to shape a sustainable future for fashion.”