Pioneering sustainable industry manufacturing
bluesign® is a true millennial. The company was founded in 2000 and it set out to change the standard mentality within the industry. The millennium not only marked a new era, but for many people throughout the world, it also represented a switch in mindset. Dirty waters, smoggy air and tainted soils — the global environmental burden as a result of human action increasingly became clearer. Immediate action was urgent.
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bluesign technologies is led by a dynamic group of individuals with many years of experience in the textile and chemical industries. The management uses its experience and expertise to enhance the manufacturing processes of its customers, while cultivating a positive movement toward sustainability in the textile industry.
- Daniel Rüfenacht — CEO
- Barbara Oswald — Head of Business Development
- Dr. Makeba Kampara — Head of Technical Services
- Sing Bin Lim — Head of Hub Asia
- Dr. Daniel Waterkamp — Head of bluesign® ACADEMY
- Philip Schär — Head of Customer Relation Management Europe and Americas
- Jenny Chung — Head of Customer Relation Management Asia
- Kurt Schläpfer — Head of Brand Services
Stakeholder commitment is a continuous and integral part of our everyday business practices. Whether the further development of chemical management or expansion of our criteria for responsible production, the commitment of our partners and other experts is essential.
SGS, the world’s leading inspection, audit, and certification company and bluesign technologies decided in 2008 to work together to further develop bluesign® SERVICES and the independent bluesign® SYSTEM solution. This partnership allows further access to the extensive and globally established SGS network and guarantees a constant and reliable partnership for all stakeholders.
In the textile industry, and elsewhere, supply chains must be held increasingly accountable for their impacts. bluesign equips brands, manufacturers and chemical suppliers with the tools and solutions to meet ever higher sustainability standards. bluesign supports industries committed to safer workplaces, increased levels of environmental responsibility leading to deeper consumer trust and enhanced enterprise value.