Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector


Agata Smeets

Director - Global Sustainability
Gap Inc


Agata Smeets is a Director in the Global Sustainability group at Gap Inc.’s Hong Kong headquarters where she is responsible for setting environmental sustainability strategy for the company’s sourcing organization. She works with numerous internal and external stakeholders to advance the company’s water and climate initiatives, including reducing water and greenhouse gas consumption across the value chain, shift to a sustainable fiber portfolio, and drive transparency into Gap Inc.’s supply chain. Formerly, Agata was part of Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice focusing on sustainable supply chains. She also helped found the Sustainability Forum research effort at theWashington D.C.-based Corporate Executive Board, which brought together 800 cross-functional executives with an interest in sustainability. She is a graduate of Yale University and Johnson at Cornell.