MADE-BY has worked with industry experts to set up a MODE Tracker Advisory Panel. The Advisory Panel is designed to help advise on content and to ensure that MODE Tracker reflects latest developments in the industry.
Bastian Buck, Global Reporting Initiative
Bastian has worked in various capacities for GRI since 2006. He has an in-depth institutional knowledge of GRI’s technical development history and played a key role in the successful development and launch of GRI’s G3.1 Guidelines in 2011 and the G4 Guidelines in 2013. He became Director Sustainability Reporting Standards in December of the same year. Bastian has presented and lectured on sustainability reporting in more than 30 countries and has a vast experience in the moderation of consensus-seeking processes and the facilitation of international multi-stakeholder expert working group procedures. Bastian is now responsible for all standard setting activities at GRI. His core project in 2016 is the Transition of the G4 Guidelines to the first set of GRI Standards.
Rudrajeet Pal, Swedish School of Textiles
Rudrajeet is Assistant Professor in Textile Value Chain Management at the Swedish School of Textiles at University of Borås in Sweden. He has extensive knowledge on production and supply chain operations in textile and fashion industries. Rudrajeet has a PhD in Engineering Science from Tampere University of Technology in Finland. Currently his key research and projects focus on various issues addressing sustainability in textile and fashion, and in particular on circular value chains & business models, reshoring, and resilience, which have been periodically published in peer journals. Rudrajeet has been engaged in many projects focusing on sustainability issues, both nationally and internationally. Currently he is working with an EU-funded innovation project to develop consumer-driven digitalized local fashion value chains, and in developing a Swedish innovation platform called Re:textile, focused on circular value chains in textile, among others.
Francesca Romana Rinaldi, Milan Fashion Institute
Francesca Romana Rinaldi is Director of the Master in “Fashion Direction: Brand & Business Management” at Milano Fashion Institute (intra-university consortium between Bocconi University, the Catholic University of Milan, and the Polytechnic University of Milan). She teaches fashion management at Bocconi University in Milan, and is a faculty member of the Luxury & Fashion Knowledge Center at SDA Bocconi School of Management where she is coordinator of the CSR in Fashion & Luxury topic in the Master in Fashion, Experience & Design Management. She is an international consultant for companies in the fashion and luxury sector. In 2010 she started the Bio-Fashion blog with the intention of raising awareness of sustainable fashion. In 2014 she published with Greenleaf Publishing the book The Responsible Fashion Company.
Rachel Wilshaw, Oxfam GB
Rachel is Oxfam’s Ethical Trade Manager and author of In Work but Trapped in Poverty, Labour Rights in Unilever’s Supply Chain: from Compliance Towards Good Practice and Steps Towards a Living Wage in Global Supply Chains. Her role involves advocacy to companies on labour rights in global supply chains and she is a Board member of the Ethical Trading Initiative.