Jason Kibbey is the CEO of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition which uses the Higgs Index, a supply-chain analysis tool, as a basis for transforming the worlds of fashion and home textiles throught better practices for the environment and workers. Prior to his current role, he was the CEO and co-founder of PACT, an apparel company combining design, sustainability and philanthropy.
Kibbey has also served as co-founder and interim executive director of Freedom to Roam, a non-profit initiative that brings together people, organisations and businesses to enhance and protect wildlife corridors and landscape connectivity in North America. He developed Freedom to Roam while working on environmental campaigns for Patagonia.
Having begun his career as an associate consultant at Bain & Company, Kibbey also has experience with turnaround and product strategies for high-tech companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental economics and an MBA, both from the University of California Berkeley.
Kibbey was keynote speaker at the 2014 Copenhagen Fashion Summit presenting the Higg Index: