Session Speaker

Kelly Goodejohn


Kelly Goodejohn

Biography

Kelly Goodejohn leads Starbucks’s management of its ethical sourcing programs, including their CAFE Practices program for coffee, Cocoa Practices program, and Supplier Social Responsibility program for manufactured goods. Goodejohn and her team implement Starbucks’s ethical sourcing programs throughout the company’s global procurement organization and apply a comprehensive set of environmental, social, and economic best practices to guide the company’s responsible buying practices. The programs focus on continuous improvement and capacity building, including a farmer loan program. Goodejohn and her team engage with many organizations to develop their supplier partners, including Conservation International, Fairtrade International, Global Social Compliance Program, and World Cocoa Foundation, as well as foster their industry affiliations. Prior to joining Starbucks in 2006, she spent seven years at Nordstrom, where she developed a social responsibility program to promote ethical sourcing of private labeled merchandise and promoted environmental practices within the company’s supply chain.

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