Gabriella Rigg Herzog joined the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) in 2017 as Vice President for Corporate Responsibility & Labor Affairs. In this role, she leads USCIB’s policy work and international engagement on responsible business conduct, including corporate responsibility, human rights, labor and employment issues, and corporate governance, and she also co-lead’s USCIB’s sustainability practice. Additionally, Ms. Herzog serves as an industry representative on advisory boards of the U.S. Departments of State, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the International Labor Organization (ILO), and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Before joining USCIB, Ms. Herzog worked for 10+ years advancing trade, development, human rights, and sustainability in the public and private sectors. At Hess Corporation, she served as Senior Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility, where she led the development and integration of key ESG policies into enterprise management systems in collaboration with cross-discipline peers. Prior to Hess, Ms. Herzog served as Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, where she led the global CSR policy and program practice, and she also served as an International Program Officer in the U.S. Department of Labor’s International Labor Affairs Bureau (ILAB) where she supported the enforcement of the labor chapters of U.S. Free Trade Agreements and the implementation of labor ministry capacity building programs.
Ms. Herzog earned her BA (cum laude) from Northeastern University, her Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and has been a First Mover Fellow” of The Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program since 2014. The daughter of a Venezuelan immigrant, Ms. Herzog is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and now lives with her family in the New York City metropolitan area.