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PVH Corp. is a global, action-oriented company characterized by achievement and commitment. We want people who are hungry for both professional and personal growth; who will help us take our brands, our businesses and our community service to new heights; and who, with our support, will strive to reach their full potential.

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This is an excellent opportunity for an individual interested in driving global water and chemicals management programs, and supporting related environmental sustainability initiatives across supply chains and product development.

The Senior Manager’s primary responsibilities focus on water stewardship and preservation, including wastewater and chemicals management programs. In this role, the Senior Manager will work with the Senior Director, Environmental Sustainability, PVH Corp. on strategy, as well as be responsible for the development and global implementation of such programs.

Responsibilities:

Reviewing, analyzing and providing strategic recommendations about program elements related to improving supplier performance around water preservation and chemicals management based on insights from industry tools – with a view to develop, drive and implement scalable and efficient remediation initiatives.

Collaborating with members of the CR team to ensure water and chemicals management programs align strategically and practically within broader environmental and CR programs.

Helping to identify supplier remediation and capacity building solutions around water, wastewater and chemicals challenges in the context of broader environmental challenges.

Supporting CR efforts to drive scalable supplier remediation activities through the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Impact Institute.
Researching, tracking, and assessing chemical, environmental and product related regulations and manage escalations of critical changes.

Working closely with outside chemical consultant and other sources to research sustainable chemical alternatives and water-saving production process innovations, such as zero liquid discharge and waterless dying.
Assuring recommendations are technically sound.

Working with internal and external business partners to research and adopt alternative chemistries (i.e. Perfluorinated chemistries (PFCs), Phthalates, PVC) to address hazardous chemicals phase out.

Identifying opportunities and establish global standards for water saving production processes, such as waterless dying.
Communicating regularly on water and chemicals management matters with key business partners, help build the business case for various programs, and train business partners on responsible design initiatives, particularly around chemicals management.
Supporting the global water stewardship programs and help facilitate partnerships with organizations like WWF (the World Wildlife Fund) and GIZ’s International Water Stewardship Program (IWaSP).

Representing PVH, participate in industry trade organizations focused on chemicals management and water, notably the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) and AFIRM, as well as a select initiatives with the UN CEO Water Mandate.
Identifying and driving opportunities to leverage industry working groups’ tools, resources and insights.
Chemicals Management- specific:

Maintaining and updating the Restricted Substance List (RSL), the global Manufacturing Restricted Substances List and related aspects of chemicals testing tools for all of PVH.
Overseeing PVH’s global RSL and MRSL deployment and ongoing maintenance, working in close collaboration with PVH Quality Assurance (QA), Sourcing, Technical Design and Raw Materials teams, as well as external laboratory consultants.
Working with key internal stakeholders, such as PVH Legal, to maintain and update PVH’s RSL and other industry tools used to manage chemicals and wastewater.
Working with QA to maintain a database of test results for analysis of vendor and product risk. Includes developing analytical model for RSL results to create effective and efficient monitoring programs. Manage relationship with outside database provider.
Collaborating with business divisions and suppliers on corrective actions related to RSL and MRSL testing failures.
Developing and administering standard operating procedure around chemical failures, including when and how to recall a product.
Managing and collecting RSL test reports from peer brands or equivalencies such as OekoTex 100, OekoTex STep, and BlueSign, in partnership with chemical management leads in QA.
Aligning insights regarding Oeko Tex and BlueSign with other supplier environmental remediation efforts.
Education:

Required: B.S. / B. A. or M.S. in business administration, environmental science, or similar analytical discipline.
Skills:

Experience managing programs compliance, environmental or corporate responsibility-related programs in the supply chain.
Experience managing and providing internal and external training.
Knowledge of the apparel industry and/or Supply Chain preferred.
Previous engagement with the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals, AFIRM, or comparable industry working groups is preferred.
Passionate about environmental sustainability topics.
Proficient in using MS Excel to combine and analyze data from various sources, and generate reports and graphics. Must be able to combine large volumes of data for consolidated reporting. Advanced capabilities with MS Excel preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Great problem solving skills.
Detail-oriented with excellent project management, time management and follow-through.
Strong customer service orientation and interpersonal skills with the ability to work across multiple divisions within a large, multi-national organization.
8 to 10 years of experience.

Preferred: Working knowledge of global and regional chemical legislation such as REACH, CPSIA 2008, GB and CA Prop 65.
It is the policy of PVH Corp. to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, qualified veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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Reporting to the Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility, the CR Senior Manager, Transparency & Engagement will drive communications, reporting and stakeholder engagement for the global Corporate Responsibility (CR) program. The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator who is versed in CR issues, particularly with respect to the supply chain, and possesses an ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously and develop high-quality deliverables within tight timeframes.

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Responsibilities

CR Reporting

Drive the strategy for and oversee annual CR reporting and related communications to key stakeholders
Manage relationships within internal and external stakeholders during the content collection, drafting, and review processes.
Oversee the development of relevant creative assets, including web, videos, graphics and photographs.
Propose and manage ways to leverage the CR report, including a launch plan to amplify report messages to reach different target audiences.
Leverage reporting for ratings and rankings to ensure information is properly packaged for key stakeholders.
Identify strategic opportunities to streamline CR reporting and align with other, external CR ratings and rankings.
CR Communications

Oversee:
Global CR team communications activities and implement them with the support of the CR Communications Coordinator, including copywriting, presentation design, visual asset coordination, global team call presentations and other tasks as required.
Team tracking of industry news and events for internal briefings.
Management of the CR asset library, including facilitating photo and video shoots.
Provide counsel around the global CR vision, strategy and key messages.
Produce plans and CR content to be embedded into PVH internal comms channels, such as the company intranet.
Drive the PVH.com/cr website strategy and content development in line with corporate requirements.
Support CR Leadership with communications strategy and material development for executive-level engagement, including with the Corporate Responsibility Committee of the Board of Directors.
Provide counsel regarding supplier CR communications and opportunities to link communications targeting the supplier audience to broader CR communication efforts.
Drive global CR team communications activities and manage team feedback mechanisms.
Stakeholder Engagement

Identify and pursue opportunities to link CR communications and reporting activities with more proactive stakeholder engagement and issues management.
Develop pro-active strategies and implement associate engagement programs (i.e. campaigns around Earth Day or Global Human Rights Day) to help achieve broader CR team goals.
This could, for example, include potentially creating and facilitating internal interest groups and networks.
Drive the completion of surveys, rankings and inquiries from a range of external stakeholders, and identify opportunities to streamline processes around this engagement.
Support other projects as needed.
Qualifications

Experience: 10 years of relevant experience.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree a plus.

Skills:

Excellent written, verbal, editing, and presentation skills
Ability to create and manage large scale stakeholder engagement and communications plans
Detail-oriented with excellent project management, time management and follow-through
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with adherence to deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external business partners
Ability to think quickly, produce deliverables in a timely manner, respond to changing demands, anticipate future problems, and recommend preventive courses of action
Knowledge of CR issues, preferably in the apparel sector or in relation to supply chains
Passionate about corporate responsibility topics.
Proficient in using MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Attitude: positive, team player, proactive, strong work ethic and flexible

It is the policy of PVH Corp. to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, qualified veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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The Corporate Responsibility (CR), Coordinator, focusing on sustainable materials and supply chain sustainability initiatives, is responsible for supporting the CR team to drive and execute the environmental sustainability strategy at PVH across its brands, business units and geographies. The Coordinator may also support other CR commitments including greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, waste, sustainable packaging, water and chemicals management.

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Responsibilities:

Help implement PVH’s sustainable raw material commitment, Projects may include:

Tracking and managing data to demonstrate progress towards sustainable material targets
Helping to create documents to educate internal and external teams (including designers, supply chain and licensees) and streamline sustainable material processes to across global brands.
Researching emerging trends and resources, particularly related to cotton and synthetics
Supporting the creation of sustainable material resources (based on industry resources) for internal PVH reference.
Providing ongoing monitoring of how peer brands are incorporating sustainable cotton and other materials into their products and marketing campaigns.
Support PVH’s commitment to measuring and managing environmental impacts within our supply chain including:

The roll out and adoption support to enable PVH’s supply chain partners to complete the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Higg Index Facilities Environment Module (FEM), including collaborating with PVH CR team members across the world.
Tracking supplier completion of the Higg Index FEM and analyze collected data to track progress towards PVH’s Higg Index targets.
Helping to create and align supplier facing Higg communications with broader CR communication plans and activities.
The development of trainings and resources to educate internal teams and suppliers in implementing Higg FEM.
Help deliver against PVH’s broader environmental commitments, which could include:

Coordinating environmental team calendar, which is a tool to track ongoing projects and communications, industry events, project deadlines and other key deliverables.
Supporting the development of internal trainings or communications, including internal communications materials, such as articles on the PVH intranet and trainings/event support where needed
Tracking and reporting environmental impacts and cost savings across CR commitments.
Conducting industry research and peer benchmarking to support team in ensuring PVH’s policies and programs and comprehensive and competitive.
Analyzing sustainable packaging baseline data to help develop insights into packaging opportunities and progress towards PVH’s sustainable packaging goal.
Qualifications

Experience: 1 to 3 years. Coursework and/or experience in Sustainability/Corporate Responsibility, Business and/or Supply Chain management a plus

Education: B.A./B.S

Skills:

Strong research and writing skills; clear verbal and written communication
Proficient in MS PowerPoint and MS Excel
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships with local and with overseas teams
Passion for CR and sustainability
A willingness to learn and work flexibly in a fast-paced environment
Highly organized and detail oriented with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Initiative and ability to work independently with direction

It is the policy of PVH Corp. to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, qualified veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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The Corporate Responsibility (CR) Environmental Coordinator, focusing on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction and resource management within Owned and Operated facilities, is responsible for supporting the implementation of a comprehensive environmental sustainability strategy at PVH across brands, business units and geographies. She/he will support projects for PVH’s five sustainability commitments, with an emphasis on the GHG reduction commitment, as well as the other environmental initiatives and resource management in offices, warehouses/distribution centers, retail stores and our fleet.

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Responsibilities:

Support PVH in the implementation of PVH’s GHG commitment. Projects may include:

  • Ongoing programs and projects to reduce PVH’s owned and operated GHG footprint, including energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. This includes:
    • Data collection and calculating PVH’s annual Scope 1 and 2 Greenhouse Gas inventory, including updating PVH’s annual facility list
    • Tracking energy, GHG and cost savings of operations and remediation activities
    • Tracking PVH’s performance against PVH’s GHG Scope 1 and 2 reduction target
    • Helping to identify new opportunities across PVH’s portfolio for reduction
    • Pursuing  local energy rebate and incentive programs
    • Tracking progress against PVH’s commitment to the New York Mayor’s Carbon Challenge
  • Support in the collection and analysis of data relating to PVH’s upstream and downstream Scope 3 GHG footprint, particularly related to the supply chain and leveraging the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Higg Facility Environmental Module
  • Research and benchmark GHG performance against peer brands and wholesale customers.

Help drive Owned and Operated Natural Resource Management:

  • Develop ideas to engage PVH associates through natural resource management initiatives.
  • Research and evaluate sustainability opportunities as they arise to respond to business needs
  • Help pursue energy and waste building certifications for PVH’s stores, offices, and distribution centers
    • Coordinate PVH’s New York area textile waste recycling program and track textile recycling across the business
    • Support the CR team in evaluating opportunities around more sustainable retail stores. Projects may include, benchmarking sustainable stores initiatives across peer brands.
    • Write stories for the Thread, PVH’s intranet, to drive excitement around PVH’s environmental sustainability initiatives
    • Support PVH in its waste and sustainable packaging initiatives. Projects may include:
    • Conducting analysis and summarizing insights additional insights  from our global packaging baseline to understand opportunities and progress toward our zero waste to landfill goal
    • Helping to scale up carton and polybag sustainability initiatives and tracking progress against zero waste to landfill goal.

Support PVH in delivering against general environmental commitments, including:

  • Coordinating environmental team activity calendar, which tracks ongoing projects and communications, industry events, project  deadlines and other key deliverables
  • Supporting development of internal trainings or communications, including articles on the PVH intranet
  • Tracking and reporting environmental impacts and cost savings across environmental CR commitments
  • Conducting industry research and peer benchmarking to help enable  PVH policies and programs to be comprehensive and competitive.

Qualifications

Experience: 1 to 3 years. Coursework and/or experience in Sustainability/Corporate Responsibility and/or Business is a plus

Education: BA/BS

Skills:

  • Strong research, writing, verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint, MS Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships with local and overseas teams
  • Passion for CR and environmental sustainability
  • A willingness to learn and operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Initiative and ability to work independently, but also within a team
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills; ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with GHG footprinting and/or the Protocol

It is the policy of PVH Corp. to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, qualified veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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Posted: Nov. 16, 2017

POSITION TITLE: Senior Manager, Apparel and Textiles
ORGANIZATION: GoodWeave International (www.goodweave.org)
POSITION LOCATION: Washington, DC

GoodWeave works to end child labor in global supply chains and fulfills its mission by creating market demand for products certified as free of child and forced labor, monitoring supply chains, rescuing and educating child laborers, and providing services for weaving families.

The Senior Manager, Apparel and Textiles will be part of GoodWeave’s international secretariat and will lead the organization’s expansion into apparel and home textile supply chains to tackle modern slavery issues in these industries.  This includes managing a program team currently based in India and evaluating the possibility of expansion to other locations in South Asia.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, well-organized, and adept at building relationships with a track record in developing international programs and raising funds for them. We are looking for 7+ years of progressive responsibility in a program management role, preferably in a socially responsible business environment. We are seeking candidates who have experience managing apparel programs with a strong understanding of how apparel supply chains work.

The complete job description can be found here: http://weinrebgroup.com/searches/srmgr-goodweave

Resumes are due by December 4th, 2017. The position will be based in Washington, DC and applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.