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Jill Dumain

CEO at Bluesign technologies
Jill  Dumain

Jill Dumain is CEO of bluesign technologies, which brings together the entire textile manufacturing chain to jointly reducethe ecological footprint of a responsibly acting textile industry. Jill served as Patagonia's Director of Environmental Strategy; she worked for Patagonia from 1989 to 2016. During her tenure at Patagonia she worked in the company’s Fabric Laboratory, as Director of Fabric Development and as Director of Environmental Analysis where she led development of the Common Threads Garment Recycling Program and the Footprint Chronicles website. In 2006, Dumain was elected to a three-year term as chair of the board of the Organic Exchange and now serves as chair of the Eco-Working Group and of the Sustainability and Fair Labor Advisory Council in the Outdoor Industry Association.