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Yann Wyss

Nestlé
Senior Manager, Social & Environmental Impact
#humanrights #duediligence # reporting #globalsupplychains
Yann Wyss joined Nestlé in 2011 as a Human Rights Specialist to develop and implement Nestlé’s Human Rights Due Diligence Program across the company’s operations and supply chain. He is now Senior Manager for Social & Environmental Impact within the Public Affairs team.

He started his career at the Swiss Foreign Ministry, where he was actively involved in the creation of the UN Human Rights Council. He then joined the team of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Pr. John Ruggie where he contributed to the development of the UN Framework and Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

He was also a Program Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, where he participated in the review process of the IFC Performance Standards and advised IFC staff and clients on project-related human rights issues.

Yann holds three Master’s degrees, in International Human Rights Law, Economics & Social Sciences, and Political Science.