Gabriella Rigg Herzog

Gabriella Rigg Herzog

VP, 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

USCIB Submits Comments on USMCA Labor Chapter to US Trade Representative (8/19/2020) - Following the entry into force of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on July 1, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has requested comments on the procedures for submissions alleging violations under the Labor Chapter. USCIB and its members have been vocal supporters of the inclusion of a Labor Chapter in the USMCA and its Annex which would increase protections for workers abroad, promote business continuity and encourage efficiency.
USCIB Joins With Global Community to Oppose Revision to ISO 26000 (6/25/2020) - USCIB joined with several other U.S. business associations in opposing a recent proposal to revise ISO 26000 on Social Responsibility, develop implementation guidelines or standards and create a new Technical Committee (TC) on Social Responsibility. 
COVID-19 Highlights Deep-Rooted Challenges of Informal Sectors (5/28/2020) - At a recent OECD virtual meeting, USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson discussed one of the main, deep-rooted structural challenges underpinning the global economy—informality—the extent of which has been highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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