AAPN Member Unifi Appoints New Vice President of Global Corporate Sustainability


AAPN member Unifi are already great leaders in sustainability and eco-friendliness, thanks in large part to their revolutionary Repreve brand. Now, however, they are getting even greener with the appointment of Helen M. Sahi as vice president, global corporate sustainability.

Helen has nearly three decades of experience helping companies such as Avery Dennison Corporation and Bank of America set and achieve their sustainability strategies and goals. Throughout her career, Helen has built effective partnerships with external organizations and NGOs to support and advance their sustainability efforts.

“Unifi has a great sustainability story to tell, including the Company’s Champions of Sustainability customer recognition program. Through their brand partnerships, Unifi’s REPREVE® has become the leading global branded recycled fiber with a goal of transforming 30 billion plastic bottles into fibers by 2022,” said Sahi. “I have great respect for Unifi’s commitment to sustainable innovation and I am eager to start working closely with the team.”

In her role, Helen will lead, develop and drive the sustainability strategy and execution for Unifi, and will integrate sustainability into the everyday fabric of the Company’s business. Helen’s responsibilities include ensuring that Unifi’s sustainability strategy and practices are aligned with the Company’s business objectives and that all sustainability efforts are evaluated through a robust set of metrics.


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