Gabriella Rigg Herzog

Gabriella Rigg Herzog

VP, Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs
Tel: 212.703.5056

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.

Recent Articles by Gabriella

USCIB Contributes Business Insights at SHRM’s Workplace Policy conference (4/6/2022) - On March 28, 2022, USCIB Vice President for Corporate Responsibility & Labor Affairs Gabriella Rigg Herzog participated in the SHRM Workplace Policy Conference on March 28.
Job Opening: Policy and Program Associate, Corporate Responsibility & Labor Affairs, New York City (2/18/2022) - Position: Policy and Program Associate, Corporate Responsibility & Labor Affairs Organization: United States Council for International Business Reports to: Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs THE OPPORTUNITY – About USCIB Founded in 1945, USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and regulatory coherence. Its members include U.S.-based global companies and professional services […]
USCIB Participates in First-Ever Virtual ILO Labor Conference (1/12/2022) - The 109th International Labor Organization’s (ILO) International Labor Conference (ILC) concluded in December 2021, and USCIB once again actively participated in negotiations as the U.S. Employer Representative. Of special note, USCIB Senior Counsel Ronnie Goldberg was elected and served as Vice President (Employers) of the conference. USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson, Vice President for Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs Gabriella Herzog, and Senior Counsel and ILO Governing Body Member Tom Mackall also participated on behalf of business.

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