darrell doren

Senior Director Sustainability, Foreign Trade Association (FTA)

Darrell Doren is the Senior Director Sustainability at the Foreign Trade Association (FTA). FTA unites more than 1,900 retailers, importers and brand manufacturers as the leading business association of European and international commerce that promotes the values of free trade and sustainable supply chains.

Since 2015 Darrell has led FTA’s Sustainability division. FTA Sustainability offers two initiatives to manage companies’ supply chain risks and drive sustainability performance. The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) is a leading supply chain management system that supports companies in driving social compliance and improvements in factories and farms along their global supply chain. While the Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI) enables companies to manage and improve the environmental performance of their global supply chain through a supported and tailored management system approach. Read more at www.fta-intl.org.

Prior to his role at FTA, Darrell worked in Hong Kong as the Global EHS & Global Social Compliance Director for Avery Dennison, a US-based global manufacturer of apparel branding labels and tags. Previously, Darrell worked for the Ford Motor Company managing purchasing and supply chain sustainability for the Asia Pacific & Africa regions. He holds an MBA with a focus in Operations Management and Mandarin Chinese.