Monique Oxender, Global Manager of Supply Chain Sustainability; Ford Motor Co.
Monique Oxender manages sustainability efforts for Ford Motor Co.'s global supply chain. During her tenure with Ford, she has developed curriculum for Human Rights training and designed leading strategic supplier programs for CSR. Her work has also included strategic planning and implementation for supply chain GHG emissions estimation and water footprinting. Most recently, Ms. Oxender has worked with international organizations (e.g., the United Nations, ILO and the OECD), other industries and the US government to navigate emergent supply chain transparency issues for Ford. Among these issues has been the due diligence required for Conflict Mineral sourcing out of Central African nations.
In addition, she is an Executive on Loan to the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and serves as Chair of multiple collaborative industry groups working on addressing sustainability issues in the global automotive supply chain. Deliverables of these working groups have included: a common reporting format and training for conflict minerals, global working conditions and GHG emissions estimation.
With a background in secondary education and sustainability, Monique has an MBA and a Master of Science degree from the University of Michigan.