Sonja Schmid

The Consumer Goods Forum

Manager, Equivalence Process and Social Sustainability

Participant at the Breakout Session 2A SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Wednesday, 28 September, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Sonja manages the first international benchmark for sustainability standards and systems – the Global Social Compliance Programme’s (GSCP) Equivalence Process – that aims to improve social and environmental systems and standards and allows for their comparison. In her role, Sonja contributes to the wider mandate of the GSCP within The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), mainstreaming a harmonised and global approach for sustainable supply chains. She also supports the implementation of the recently launched CGF Forced Labour Resolution.

Sonja holds a master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Munich. She has worked for both the private and public sector on implementing projects and conducting research in the fields of sustainable supply chains, climate change, sustainable finance and human rights.