Democratic Women’s Club of
Lee County Schedules Meeting
Speaker: meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, in South Fort Myers, at the NE corner of College Parkway and Summerlin Road on Oct 12
Francisco Fuentes, VP of Global Compliance and Risk Management for Chico’s FAS, Inc.
Mr. Fuentes has been working for Chico’s FAS, Inc. for seven years. He is responsible for the organizational alignment and managing the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. He visits the factories and suppliers around the world to facilitate communication and continuous improvement within CSR.
He has more than 20 years of experience in multiple areas of risk management that include corporate social responsibility, safety, environmental and sustainability. He has a proven performance track record working for Fortune 500 companies across multiple industries including retail, healthcare, apparel, food, and biomedical. He is experienced in numerous multicultural environments such as North America, Latin America, Europe, China and South East Asia.
Topic: Chico’s FAS, Inc. Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
Working conditions in foreign garment factories
Chico’s Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
Chico’s economic contribution to Lee County
Chico’s FAS, Inc. (the “Company”) was founded in 1983, with headquarters located in Fort Myers, Florida. The Company operates 600 Chico’s boutiques and 100 outlets, 402 White House | Black Market boutiques and 45 outlets, and 206 Soma Intimates boutiques and 16 outlets, throughout the United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
The company believes that every person has a right to safe, decent and humane working conditions. Although we do not own the factories that make our merchandise, we believe that we have a responsibility to work with our suppliers so that what we sell is made in factories and under working conditions that operate consistent with our values and guiding principles; regardless of whether the merchandise is made in the United States or in another country.
The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, in South Fort Myers, at the NE corner of College Parkway and Summerlin Road. An optional lunch will be served following the meeting at a cost of $18 and visitors may make reservations for lunch by contacting Pat Fish at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 239- 466-8381.
The Democratic Women’s Club of Lee County is a member of the DWC of Florida. It works year-round to organize the Democratic voters of Lee County, Florida. The DWC of Lee County brings together in common purpose all Democratic Women of Lee County, although men are members as well. The DWC strives to stimulate interest in civic affairs, encourage good citizenship and educate the public on questions of public interest. The DWC encourages the active participation of Democratic voters, seeks to increase Democratic voter registration and supports qualified Democratic candidates for public office.