Donna Sikyta

Donna Sikyta

Director, Corporate Social Responsibility

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Donna is a corporate social responsibility strategist and global compliance expert with 15+ years of leadership experience developing programs that support sustainability initiatives and social justice goals. She's worked in diverse senior roles for retail groups and Fortune 500 companies in fashion and consumer goods, supporting large supply chains with multiple brands. Expertise within project strategy/planning, policies & standards, and cross-functional teambuilding. Career Profile • A creative strategist. Turns corporate vision into programs aligned with compliance initiatives and relevant to all stakeholders - from manufacturing, product development and supply chain, to distribution and vendors. • Builds out companies' social responsibility and compliance structure, with a focus on emerging trends, creating programs around human rights, working conditions, supply chain security and traceability. • Most recently the Director of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability for Ascena Retail Group, Donna led Ascena's CSR program, sustainability initiatives, and standard operating procedures. • Experience overseeing global compliance, connecting business process with quality assurance, product development and sourcing. • Helped two importers achieve the highest supply chain security ranking. • Integrated a compliance program, for a Fortune 500 company, that garnered the industry's highest transparency rating. • Leads by empowering others and leveraging their strengths to build synergistic teams. • Versed in international business, travel and managing remote teams

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