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

At ILO, Herzog Advocates for Inclusive Workplace Protections (3/22/2019) - USCIB Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs, Gabriella Rigg Herzog took part in informal consultations on March 14-15 at the International Labor Organization (ILO) on the proposed standard on violence and harassment in the workplace. Held in Geneva, the meeting was part of ongoing negotiations that may result in a new, legally binding labor standard on this important workplace issue.
IOE Secretary General Shares Global Priorities With USCIB (3/6/2019) - On March 1, Roberto Suarez Santos, secretary general of the International Organization of Employers (IOE), visited USCIB’s New York headquarters to discuss the group’s global priorities and evolution as it gets ready to mark its centennial next year.
Business Unites in Opposition to Draft Human Rights Treaty Targeting Companies (10/16/2018) - This week in Geneva, at the fourth session of a UN working group charged with reviewing standards for companies with respect to human rights, the global business community has united in opposition to a proposed “zero draft” of a treaty on business and human rights.

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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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