Shelly Gottschamer

Senior Director of Sustainability 

- Roots

Shelly is an apparel supply chain veteran, who understands the reality of how social and environmental policies translate on both the factory floor and the bottom line. Starting with Levi’s San Francisco, Shelly has served in sourcing / sustainability roles with leading global brands, including Patagonia, Crocs, and
Canada Goose. As Chief Sustainability Officer with Outerknown, Shelly led this startup through FLA accreditation before manufacturing began – an FLA first. Her industry work includes chair or co-chair of working groups with Social Labor Convergence Program and the Accelerating Circularity Project, and advisor at Bard, the Responsible Business Alliance / Fordham University and Outdoor industry Association. Shelly is currently Senior Director of Sustainability at Roots.

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Shelly Gottschamer

Senior Director of Sustainability

Roots