Gabriella Rigg Herzog

Gabriella Rigg Herzog

Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs
Tel: 212.703.5056

Gabriella Rigg Herzog is the Vice President, Labor Affairs and Corporate Responsibility. She will work out of the New York office and lead our work on labor and employment policy, corporate responsibility, business and human rights, and corporate governance.

Prior to joining USCIB, Gabriella served as Senior Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Hess Corporation, where she led development and integration of key CSR and human rights governance, employee training and assurance processes into Hess management systems, and provided field-level support for implementation. This industry-leading work reduced operational, financial and reputational risks and contributed to Hess being named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens and Dow Jones Sustainability Index lists.

Prior to her work with Hess, Gabriella served as a Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, where she led the Bureau’s global CSR policy and program practice. She also worked at the U.S. Department of Labor developing and implementing labor cooperation programs to help labor ministries improve enforcement capacity.

Gabriella is a Fellow with The Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program and holds a Certificate of International Business Management from Georgetown University, a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Northeastern University.

Recent Articles by Gabriella

Best Practices and Challenges Facing Apprenticeships in New York (11/6/2017) - On October 11, 2017, USCIB gathered with the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN), the New York City Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development, and representatives from the hospitality industry, including Marriott, Hilton, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), and the National Restaurant Association (NRA), to discuss the future of apprenticeships in NYC.
USCIB Participates in UN Meeting on Proposed Human Rights Treaty (10/30/2017) - USCIB Vice President for Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs Gabriella Rigg Herzog traveled to Geneva last week to represent Employers at the United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group on transnational corporations and other business entities with respect to human rights (IGWG).
USCIB Travels to Geneva to Deliver Employers Statement on Human Rights (10/23/2017) - USCIB’s Vice President for Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs Gabriella Rigg Herzog is attending this week’s Intergovernmental Working Group on transnational corporations and other business entities with respect to human rights (IGWG) in Geneva. This is the third meeting of the IGWG.

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Gabriella’s Committees

hands_and_huddle Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs - The Corporate Responsibility Committee shapes the development of CR principles and increases awareness of business's positive social contributions.

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