Caterina Occhio

Caterina Occhio

CSR and Sustainability Advisor at Maison Alaïa, Member Board Of Directors World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) - Europe, Maison Alaïa
Twenty years as CSR and sustainability advisor with focus on luxury and fashion industry. Currently working for Maison Alaïa, Chloé and Aspesi among others, has supported Chloé’s journey in becoming the first luxury brand b-corp certified.
Former EU and UN development aid manager. Coordinated lately the UN social enterprise programs for Med area, advising several UN initiatives to date including UN Ethical Fashion Initiative.
Social entrepreneur: founder of SeeMe a pioneer ethical jewellery brand whose heart shaped jewellery are handcrafted by women survivors of violence.
Advocate for global impact economy. Speaker and panelist at sustainable literacy events and global conferences discussing: climate and social justice, fair trade, gender equality, fashion and luxury industry’s challenges.
Participations included: Conde Nast Luxury conference, Social Enterprise World Forum, UN Fashion for development.
Certified B-Corp leader, member of the Board of Directors of World Fair Trade Organisation.
M.A. in Geopolitics and M.A. in International Relations. Fluent in five languages.