JULIA BAKUTIS

JULIA BAKUTIS 1

H&M Europe, Regional Sustainability Manager

Based in Istanbul, Julia’s focus is to implement H&M’s global sustainability strategy, drive sustainability performance in H&M supplier factories, and enable responsible supply chains and industries in Europe, North Africa and Turkey. She also supports the international implementation of H&M Group’s Global Framework Agreement with IndustriALL Global Union and support the Group’s new business initiatives.

Julia started her career at H&M in China where she worked in sustainability to raise awareness and promote collaboration, mostly on environmental issues. She then moved to Myanmar where she drove H&M’s sustainability engagement in this new production market.

Prior to H&M, Julia worked for a number of non-governmental organizations in China, Vietnam and the United States, including the Fair Labor Organization and the International Crisis Group, with a focus on communications and fundraising.