Kindley Walsh Lawlor is Vice President of Social and Environmental Responsibility for Gap Inc. In this role, Kindley is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy to further integrate social and environmental objectives into the company’s Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brands. She works closely with the company’s social responsibility specialists around the world to insure that workers on the ground making the company’s products are seeing positive change and experiencing fair, safe and healthy working conditions.
Kindley has been with Gap Inc. for 13 years. Prior to joining the Social Responsibility team in 2007, Kindley served as senior director of Gap Adult Production where she focused on ethical sourcing, product quality and fit as well as long term placement strategies. In her tenure with Gap Inc. Kindley also led the Banana Republic Men’s Production team as well as Quality and Technical Design teams.
Currently, Kindley sits on the National Sustainable Agriculture Standard Committee, an effort to establish a comprehensive, continual improvement framework and common set of economic, environmental and social metrics by which to determine whether an agricultural crop has been produced in a sustainable manner.
Kindley graduated with a degree in Apparel Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, NY. She and her husband Adam live in San Francisco with their two young children, Annabella Kai and Makoa Thomas.