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Sune Skadegaard Thorsen

CEO and co-founder
Sune Skadegaard Thorsen is CEO/founder of GLOBAL CSR, and recognised as a leading sustainability consultant advising corporations, governments, multilateral organisations and non-governmental organisations on how to implement CR with an International Principles-Based Approach. Mr Thorsen has extensive experience working with policy and strategic advice, implementation, training, issues management, project management, communication and reporting. Mr Thorsen has pioneered the field of Business and Human Rights since 1996. He based his ground-breaking work on 10 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer and director. Mr Thorsen is internationally acknowledged for his contribution to CSR/Business & Human Rights. He was expert advisor to the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, as he was for the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights from inception. A range of GLOBAL CSRs customers are recognised leaders in the field of business and human rights. The global minimum standard for responsible business conduct, the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights (2011), to a large degree reflects the practical implementation of respect for human rights that Mr Thorsen spearheaded with corporations and investors. Customers continue to demonstrate best practice in meeting the standard.