Josef Lukans, Senior Manager, Global Policy and Advocacy; Levi Strauss & Co.
Josef Lukan is a Senior Manager with Levi Strauss & Co. where he leads the Company's global advocacy efforts on social and environmental public policy issues critical to its business. Focused on human rights, labor and environmental sustainability, Josef leads global stakeholder engagement efforts to advance the Company's sustainability strategy and strengthen the Company's reputation.
Prior to joining Levi Strauss & Co., Josef was a Manager at the Estée Lauder Companies in New York City where he supported the establishment of the Company's Corporate Sustainability function. In this role, he developed a comprehensive sustainability strategy that integrated the Company's economic, environmental, social and governance impacts into its business strategy and operations, across the organization globally. Josef has also worked in strategic planning for the New York City Department of Education and in education policy development at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), a Latino advocacy organization in Washington, DC.
Josef earned an MPA from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs with a focus in International Energy Management and Policy, as well as a BA from the University of California, Davis where he studied International Relations and Spanish.