Developing programs to protect the environment & empower communities

Creating models to comply with NGO & regulatory standards at scale

Measuring & linking impacts across complex global supply chains

Leading the evolution of business operations to create sustainable value through responsible product design & resilient supply chains

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Bennett Wetch

Senior Director, Global Sustainability Data & Analytics @ Nike

For over a decade I have been leading strategy, operations, and technology to implement programs which empower companies to increase environmental sustainability and socioeconomic resiliency in their global supply chains. 

I currently lead Global Sustainability Analytics at Nike. Prior to this role I was the Chief Innovation Officer at Fair Trade Certified where I led strategy development, program management, technology implementation, and impact measurement across a range of industries and supply chains.

This expertise at the intersection of sustainability, social impact, and supply chain management makes me uniquely suited to led the evolution of programs which enable companies to bring sustainable products to market which positively impact people and the planet.

Areas of Expertise

Building structures to conserve natural resources and improve communities

Creating programs to ensure compliance with non-profit & regulatory standards

Accounting for the impact of materials and products in agriculture and manufacturing

Applying modern technologies and methodologies to achieve sustainability and social impact at scale across historically opaque global supply chains

Coffee Seedlings

Socioeconomic & Environmental
Sustainability Programs

Extensive experience leading cross functional programs to embed sustainability across value chain areas:

Resilient Raw Materials
Ecofriendly Manufacturing
Responsible Shipping
Recyclable Packaging
Sustainable Products

Resulting in environmental sustainability improvements across the supply chain including:

Ecosystem Regeneration

Biodynamic Farming

Carbon Sequestration

Reforestation

Regenerative Agriculture

Soil Cultivation

POLLUTION
REDUCTION

Air Quality Monitoring

Light Pollution Prevention

Soil Contamination Reduction

Wastewater Protections


Clean Water

Chlorine Distribution

Plumbing Projects

Well Construction

Waterway Protections


RENEWABLE
ENERGY

Biomass Infrastructure

Solar Panel Installation

Tidal Deployment

Wind Power Facilities

Food Security

Crop Diversification

Disease Prevention

Livestock Subsidies

Increased Productivity

And leading the management and measurement of a variety of community development projects and programs like:

Poverty
Alleviation

Housing Subsidies

Income Diversification

Increased Production Output

Rural Development

Business
Capacity

Financial Literacy

Market Access

Technology Subsidies

Training & Mentoring

Access To Education

Scholarship Programs

School Construction

Teacher Training

Uniform Subsidies

Gender Equity

Gender Violence Prevention

Women’s Health Initiatives

Workplace Equality

Quality Healthcare

Basic Medical Trainings

Health Facility Construction

Preventative Care Subsidies

Compliance Standards & Regulatory Reporting

Skilled at designing implementation strategies to support compliance and reporting across a variety of standards and frameworks:

EMERGING REGULAtions
& Required DISCLOSURES

German Due Diligence
EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive
EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive
EU Digital Product Passport
US Securities & Exchange Commission Climate Reporting
California SB 253 Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act
California AB 1305 Carbon Market Disclosures
New York Fashion Act
New York SB 897A Climate Corporate Accountability Act

Certification Standards & Compliance

1% for the Planet
B Corporation
Better Cotton Initiative
Bon Sucro
Fair Trade Certified
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Gold Standard
GoodWeave
ISO (9001, 14001, 26000) 
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Oregon Tilth
Rainforest Alliance
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)
USDA Organic

CSR/ESG Reporting Programs & Frameworks

Better Buildings Initiative
Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
CarbonNeutral Protocol
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG)
International Integrated Reporting Framework
Just 100
RE100
Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)
Sustainalytics
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Task Force on Climate-Related Financial
Disclosures (TCFD)
UN Guiding Principles (UNGP)

Traceability Systems & Audit Bodies

Extensive knowledge using a wide range of technologies to deploy compliance, impact measurement, product footprinting, and traceability programs with systems such as: