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 Furthers Ties With Costa Rican Employer Group (9/10/2019) - USCIB’s President and CEO Peter Robinson and Vice President for Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs Gabriella Rigg Herzog met with the President of the employer association of Costa Rica Gonzalo Delgado on September 4 in Washington to discuss shared priorities. USCIB Senior Counsel and ILO Governing Body Member Tom Mackall also joined the meeting.
Future of Work Event Explores Opportunities for Business (9/10/2019) - As megatrends, such as technology, changing demographics and climate change, continue to disrupt the world of work at an accelerating pace, policy makers, business and international agencies have begun to explore opportunities for reskilling and retraining workers. This served as the framework for a joint, interactive workshop on the Future of Work on September 5 at the historic Evermay Estate in Washington DC.
Pledge to America’s Workers: Spotlight on Salesforce (9/4/2019) - For the next twelve weeks, USCIB will spotlight case studies of USCIB members making an impact in the re-skilling and re-training the workforce as part of the White House Pledge to America’s Workers. This week, USCIB is celebrating Salesforce, the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) focused on bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age. 

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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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