Featured Speakers

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Michelle Bachelet

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Guy Ryder

Guy Ryder

International Labour Organization (ILO)
avatar for Sharan Burrow

Sharan Burrow

International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
General Secretary,
avatar for Tania Cosentino

Tania Cosentino

Schneider Electric
Senior Vice President of Customer Satisfaction & Quality
avatar for Kate Gilmore

Kate Gilmore

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Gary Goldberg

Gary Goldberg

Newmont Goldcorp
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Lise Kingo

Lise Kingo

UN Global Compact
CEO and Executive Director
avatar for Masamichi Kono

Masamichi Kono

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Deputy Secretary-General
avatar for Mthunzi Mdwaba

Mthunzi Mdwaba

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Angkhana Neelapaijit

National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRCT)
avatar for Phyllis Omido

Phyllis Omido

Center for justice governance and environmental action
grassroots environmental activist and co- founder
avatar for Patrick Pouyanne

Patrick Pouyanne

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Leonardo Sakamoto

Leonardo Sakamoto

United Nations Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
Member of Board of Trustees
avatar for Kailash Satyarthi

Kailash Satyarthi

Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation
2014 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
avatar for Jeannette von Wolfersdorff

Jeannette von Wolfersdorff

Bolsa de Santiago
avatar for Haoliang Xu

Haoliang Xu

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Assistant Administrator and Director for the Regional Bureau for Asia...
avatar for Dante Pesce

Dante Pesce

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
avatar for Surya Deva

Surya Deva

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
avatar for Elżbieta Karska

Elżbieta Karska

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
avatar for Githu Muigai

Githu Muigai

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
avatar for Anita Ramasastry

Anita Ramasastry

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights


avatar for Manuel Aalbers

Manuel Aalbers

KU Leuven, the University of Leuven
Professor of Human Geography
avatar for Michael Addo

Michael Addo

University of Notre Dame Law School
Professor of Law
avatar for Yousuf Aftab

Yousuf Aftab

Enodo Rights
avatar for Yasser Akkaoui

Yasser Akkaoui

Shareholder Rights
avatar for Leila Al-Hayouti

Leila Al-Hayouti

Rights CoLab
avatar for Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander

London School of Economics and Political Science
Research Officer
avatar for Gigi Alford

Gigi Alford

World Players Association and Sport & Rights Alliance
Head of Sport and Human Rights
avatar for Dunstan Allison-Hope

Dunstan Allison-Hope

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)
Managing Director
avatar for Ulrika Lyckman Alnered

Ulrika Lyckman Alnered

Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
Deputy director, Department for Promotion of Sweden, Trade and CSR

Beate Andrees

Chief Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch
avatar for Mani AQ

Mani AQ

Executive Board Member of ILGA World
Co-Chair of ILGA Asia
avatar for Alessandra Arcuri

Alessandra Arcuri

Erasmus School of Law
avatar for Yvan Maillard Ardenti

Yvan Maillard Ardenti

Bread for All
Programme Officer Business & Human Rights,
avatar for Jean-Yves Art

Jean-Yves Art

Sr Director, Strategic Partnerships

Jane Ashton

TUI Group
Director of Sustainable Development
avatar for Sarah Ashwin

Sarah Ashwin

London School of Economics and Political Science
Professor of Comparative Employment Relations
avatar for Edwin Atema

Edwin Atema

FNV - Stichting VNB
Research and enforcement
avatar for Salome Atieno

Salome Atieno

Haki Mashinani Kenya
Executive Director
avatar for Christopher Avery

Christopher Avery

Human Rights and Business Award Foundation
Chair of the foundation's board
avatar for Basak Baglayan

Basak Baglayan

Ministry of the Economy (Lu)
avatar for Tulika Bansal

Tulika Bansal

Danish Institute for Human Rights.
Asesora Senior de Empresas y DDHH
avatar for Francisco Barbosa

Francisco Barbosa

Government of Colombia
Presidential Adviser on Human Rights
avatar for Jaap Bartels

Jaap Bartels

Save the Children

Nnimmo Bassey

Health of Mother Earth Foundation
avatar for Joanne Bauer

Joanne Bauer

Rights CoLab
avatar for Dorothée Baumann-Pauly

Dorothée Baumann-Pauly

NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights
Research Director

Mary Ann Bayang

the Indigenous Peoples' International Centre for Policy Research and Education
avatar for Brittany Benowitz

Brittany Benowitz

ABA Center for Human Rights
Chief Counsel
avatar for Fouad Benseddik

Fouad Benseddik

Head of Methods and Institutional Affairs
avatar for Didier Bergeret

Didier Bergeret

The Consumer Goods Forum
Director Social Sustainability & SSCI
avatar for Cindy Berman

Cindy Berman

Ethical Trading Initiative
Head of Modern Slavery Strategy
avatar for Meo Beyan

Meo Beyan

Ministry for Economic Affairs, Liberia
Assistant Minister for Economic Affairs

Aishah Bidin

Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM)

Barbara Bijelic

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Legal Expert, Responsible Business Conduct

Mustain Billah

Export Competitiveness for Jobs
Component Coordinator
avatar for Wolfgang Bindseil

Wolfgang Bindseil

German Foreign Office
Head of Division, Business and Human Rights
avatar for Nicky Black

Nicky Black

International Council on Mining and Metals
Director, Environmental Stewardship and Social Progress
avatar for Phil Bloomer

Phil Bloomer

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Executive Director
avatar for Windel Bolinget

Windel Bolinget

Cordillera Peoples Alliance and KATRIBU, Philippines
Chaiperson, Cordillera Peoples Alliance, the Philippines

Henrik Bonnerup

Polaris Management A/S
Partner and CFO

María Cristina Figueroa Bouriyu

Indigenous Caucus
avatar for Sylvi Bratten

Sylvi Bratten

FOKUS – Forum for women and development
Head of Analysis, Development and Communications

Ryan Brightwell

Researcher and editor
avatar for Abu Brima

Abu Brima

Network Movement for Justice and Development - Sierra Leone
Executive Director
avatar for Emmanuelle Bru

Emmanuelle Bru

BNP Paribas
Head of Stakeholders dialogue and Human rights issues
avatar for Alva Bruun

Alva Bruun

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Senior adviser, human rights

Bastian Buck

Global Reporting Initiative
Chief of Standards
avatar for Maria Angelica Burgos

Maria Angelica Burgos

Zuleta Abogados Asociados
avatar for Tom Butler

Tom Butler

International Council on Mining and Metals
avatar for Martin Buttle

Martin Buttle

Ethical Trading Initiative
Strategic Lead - General merchandise
avatar for Eugenio Roberto T. Cadiz

Eugenio Roberto T. Cadiz

Philippines Commission on Human Rights
avatar for Patricia Carrier

Patricia Carrier

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Project Manager, Modern Slavery Registry
avatar for Jay Celorie

Jay Celorie

HP, Inc
Human Rights Officer, Sustainability
avatar for Natthawut Chaithong

Natthawut Chaithong

Faculty of Business Administration, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok
First Runner-up,
avatar for Chanintr Chalisarapong

Chanintr Chalisarapong

Thai Tuna Industry Association (TTIA)
President of Thai Tuna Industry Association (TTIA) and Chairman of...
avatar for Danilo Chammas

Danilo Chammas

Justiça nos Trilhos
avatar for Amanda Chen

Amanda Chen

Participant Media
VP, Social Impact
avatar for Frederic Chenais

Frederic Chenais

Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland
Policy advisor
avatar for Hannah Clayton

Hannah Clayton

Manager, Communities and Human Rights

Jory David Cohen

Inspirit Foundation
Director of Investment and Finance
avatar for Benjamin Cokelet

Benjamin Cokelet

Founder & Co-Executive Director
avatar for Jesse Coleman

Jesse Coleman

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Columbia University
Senior Legal Researcher

Robert Coleman

Global Affairs Canada
Director, Trade Planning, Coordination and Responsible Business...
avatar for Rebecca Collacott

Rebecca Collacott

Senior Manager for Sustainable Development
avatar for David Cooke

David Cooke

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia
Chair & Managing Director

Sean Cornelissen

Global Affairs Canada
Policy Officer, Natural Resources Policy,
avatar for Sandra Cossart

Sandra Cossart

Executive Director

Nicholas Cotts

Newmont Mining Corporation
Vice President - Sustainability and External Relations
avatar for Steve Crown

Steve Crown

Deputy General Counsel, Human Rights
avatar for Lukasz Czerwinski

Lukasz Czerwinski

Program Manager, Global Resources

Alejandro Dávalos

Chargé d´Affairs of the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations in Geneva, on behalf of the Chairmanship of the OEIGWG Res.26/9
avatar for Rhys Davies

Rhys Davies

DLA Piper
avatar for Tuenjai Deetes

Tuenjai Deetes

National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRCT)
avatar for Nabylah Abo dehman

Nabylah Abo dehman

Principles for Responsible Investment
Manager, Social Issues
avatar for Binota Dhamai

Binota Dhamai

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact
Executive Member
avatar for Maria Anne van Dijk

Maria Anne van Dijk

ABN Amro
Global Head of Environmental, Social and Ethical Risk
avatar for Olga DiPretoro

Olga DiPretoro

Winrock International
Program Officer

Mutuso Dliwayo

Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association
avatar for Cathal Doyle

Cathal Doyle

Middlesex University London School of Law
Research Fellow

Kirstine Drew

Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC)
Senior Policy Advisor
avatar for Iona Ebben

Iona Ebben

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands
Senior Policy Officer Business & Human Rights
avatar for Isabel Ebert

Isabel Ebert

OHCHR B-Tech / University of St. Gallen
avatar for Coraline Ada Ehmke

Coraline Ada Ehmke

Contributor Covenant
Software engineer and creator of the Contributor Covenant
avatar for Mark Ehrlich

Mark Ehrlich

Vice President, Global Compliance and Privacy
avatar for Irene Ekonga

Irene Ekonga

Uganda Women Lawyers Association
Grants Manager and Program Coordinator
avatar for Sarah Ellington

Sarah Ellington

DLA Piper
Dispute resolution lawyer
avatar for Martyn Ellis

Martyn Ellis

Enel Green Energy
Indigenous representative
avatar for Sandra Epal-Ratjen

Sandra Epal-Ratjen

Franciscans International
International Advocacy Director and Deputy Executive Director
avatar for Elena Espinoza

Elena Espinoza

Principios de Inversión Responsable (PRI)
Especialista Senior de Asuntos Sociales
avatar for Danielle Essink

Danielle Essink

Senior Engagement Specialist, Active Ownership
avatar for Natalie Evans

Natalie Evans

City of London Corporation
Responsible Procurement Manager

Leilani Farha

Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
avatar for Eimear Farrell

Eimear Farrell

Amnesty Tech, Amnesty International
Advocate and Advisor, Technology and Human Rights
avatar for Björn Fasterling

Björn Fasterling

EDHEC Business School
Professor of Law, Head of Faculty Accounting, Control and Legal...
avatar for Wensislaus Fatubun

Wensislaus Fatubun

Papuan People's Assembly
fillmaker, human rights defender and human rights advisor
avatar for Monica Feria-Tinta

Monica Feria-Tinta

20 Essex Street Chambers

Marti Flacks

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Deputy Director & Head of North America Office
avatar for Cecilia Flores

Cecilia Flores

WomenCeo Peru
avatar for Mark Fodor

Mark Fodor

CEE Bankwatch Network
Executive Director

Teresa Fogelberg

Deputy Chief Executive

Rev. Usman J. Fornah

Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL)
avatar for Stine Foss

Stine Foss

Ethical Trading Initiative Norway
Senior Advisor

Natacha Foucard

Sustainable Development Section, OHCHR
avatar for Bennett Freeman

Bennett Freeman

Global Network Initiative (GNI)
Co-founder and Board Secretary

Marco Frey

Global Compact Italian Network

Stefanie Freyberg

Unit CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Germany
avatar for Edoardo Gai

Edoardo Gai

Head of Sustainability Services
avatar for Lorena Garcia

Lorena Garcia

Head of Community Relations and Human Rights

Philip Gass

Senior Policy Analyst

Claire Gavini

Hermes Investment Management
avatar for Andrea Giannetto

Andrea Giannetto

IDA Initiative for the Development of Africa
avatar for Steve Gibbons

Steve Gibbons

Ergon Associates
avatar for Tyler Gillard

Tyler Gillard

OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
Head of Sector Projects and Legal Adviser
avatar for Anna Gollub

Anna Gollub

Policy Analyst

Jesus Gomez

avatar for James Gomme

James Gomme

World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Director, Sustainable Development Goals
avatar for Alejandro Gonzalez

Alejandro Gonzalez

GoodElectronics Network
International Coordinator
avatar for Ivette Gonzalez

Ivette Gonzalez

PODER (México)
Strategic Engagement Senior Associate
avatar for Mónica Jiménez González

Mónica Jiménez González

Ecopetrol S.A.
Secretary General
avatar for Fiona Gooch

Fiona Gooch

Traidcraft Exchange
Senior Private Sector Policy Advisor
avatar for Stéphane Graber

Stéphane Graber

Swiss Trading and Shipping Association
Executive Secretary
avatar for Andreas Graf

Andreas Graf

Head of Human Rights & Anti-Discrimination
avatar for Filip Gregor

Filip Gregor

Frank Bold
Purpose of the Corporation Project
avatar for Elise Groulx

Elise Groulx

Doughty Street Chambers
Associate Tenant

Monika Gładoch,

Employers of Poland
Advisor to the President of Employer

Peter Hall

International Organization of Employers
Adviser, Business & Human Rights/Responsible Business Conduct
avatar for Shanelle Hall

Shanelle Hall

Deputy Executive Director, Field Results
avatar for Martin Hallberg

Martin Hallberg

Global Child Forum
Children’s rights and business atlas manager
avatar for Shelly Heald Han

Shelly Heald Han

Fair Labor Association
Director of Civil Society Engagement
avatar for Kim Rahbek Hansen

Kim Rahbek Hansen

Founder & Restaurateur

Tomoko Hasegawa

Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)
Director, SDGs Promotion Bureau
avatar for Malin Helgesen

Malin Helgesen

Equinor ASA
Legal Counsel Human Rights
avatar for Abby Henderson

Abby Henderson

Advocacy Counsel
avatar for Katharina Hermann

Katharina Hermann

Government of Germany
Head of Helpdesk on Business and Human Rights
avatar for Tara Van Ho

Tara Van Ho

University of Essex
Senior Lecturer
avatar for Mark Hodge

Mark Hodge

Shift / OHCHR B-Tech
Senior Associate / Advisor
avatar for Annabel Lee Hogg

Annabel Lee Hogg

The B Team
Cause Strategist, Governance and Human Rights
avatar for Gabrielle Holly

Gabrielle Holly

Omnia Strategy LLP

Elisa Holteng

Stakeholder relations adviser
avatar for Darcy Hoogewerf

Darcy Hoogewerf

Product and Business Analyst
avatar for Fernanda Hopenhaym

Fernanda Hopenhaym

Proyecto sobre Organización, Desarrollo, Educación e Investigación PODER
Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational...
avatar for Renate Hornung-Draus

Renate Hornung-Draus

The Confederation of German Employers' Associations (BDA)
BDA Managing Director, Economic and International Affairs and IOE...
avatar for Eniko Horvath

Eniko Horvath

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Senior Researcher
avatar for Fabrice Houdart

Fabrice Houdart

Human Rights Officer
avatar for John Howchin

John Howchin

Swedish Council on Ethics for the AP Funds
Secretary General
avatar for Richard Howitt

Richard Howitt

International Integrated Reporting Council

Jiang Hui

China Chamber of Commerce of Metal, Minerals and Chemicals

Ruth Hunt

Chief Executive
avatar for Rosey Hurst

Rosey Hurst

avatar for Salah Husseini

Salah Husseini


Clare Iery

The Procter & Gamble Company
Associate General Counsel – Senior Director

David Isaac

The Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights Institutions
Chair Equality and Human Rights Commission, Chair of Commonwealth...
avatar for Hiroshi Ishida

Hiroshi Ishida

Caux Round Table Japan
Executive Director

Lorenz Isler

IKEA Group
Sustainability Manager
avatar for Linda Jakobsen

Linda Jakobsen

Schur International
Senior CSR Consultant

Roba Bulga Jilo

Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity, Ethiopia
avatar for Eric Jonckheere

Eric Jonckheere


Andy Jones

Hermes Asset Management
Head of Mining
avatar for Rajiv Joshi

Rajiv Joshi

The B Team
Managing Director
avatar for Lea Marie Juliussen

Lea Marie Juliussen

Restaurateurs’ Guarantee Association, REGA
CSR consultant
avatar for Y.W. Junardy

Y.W. Junardy

Global Compact Network Indonesia
avatar for Margaret Jungk

Margaret Jungk

Managing Director, Human Rights
avatar for Bel Juruna

Bel Juruna

Juruna Association of the Mïratu village of the Volta Grande do Xingu AYMÏX - Associação Yudjá Mïratu Xingu

Dwight Justice

OECD Watch
avatar for Ines Kaempfer

Ines Kaempfer

Executive Director
avatar for Bhanumathi Kalluri

Bhanumathi Kalluri

Dhaatri Trust
avatar for Hibah Kamal-Grayson

Hibah Kamal-Grayson

Public Policy Manager, Human Rights and Internet Governance
avatar for Mary Kambo

Mary Kambo

Kenya Human Rights Commission
Programme Advisor on Labour & Business and Human Rights
avatar for John Karakatsianis

John Karakatsianis

Avianca (Headquartes, Colombia)
Corporate Citizenship Director
avatar for Michael Karimian

Michael Karimian

Senior Manager, Human Rights

Saeeda Kathoum

Ali Enterprises Factory Fire Affectees Association
avatar for John Katsos

John Katsos

American University of Sharjah
Associate Professor
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