Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector


Jill Tucker

Head of Labour Rights Programme
Laudes Foundation


Ms. Tucker is recognized within the apparel industry as an authority on delivering innovations that address working conditions challenges. Ms. Tucker joined Laudes Foundation (formerly C&A Foundation) in 2015. Her three decades in grant making and social compliance work include leading Reebok International Ltd’s Asia human rights programme, where she managed staff in nine countries (1997 – 2005). More recently, she headed up the International Labour Organisation’s Better Factories Cambodia programme (2011 – 2014). Under her leadership, Better Factories Cambodia nearly doubled in size, began to publicly disclose factory audit information, and released the ILO’s first mobile phone app. Ms. Tucker worked for a decade as a grant maker with The Asia Foundation, with postings in San Francisco, Bangladesh and Indonesia. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a Master’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts.