Vipul Badani

Vipul Badani Vipul Badani is the CEO of Qualiance International Private Limited, India; a socially conscious company involved in manufacturing of garments. He has seen his industry closely for the last 35 years and has adapted always to the changing social & environmental needs, keeping sustainability a priority. His core belief is that good education [...]

Trudy Kerperien

Trudy Kerperien Trudy Kerperien is National Board Member and International Secretary of the General Union for Education (AOb). The AOb is the largest trade union in the Dutch education sector and the oldest trade union in the Netherlands. It is the Education Union of the FNV and affiliated to Education International (EI) and the European [...]

Sigrid Kaag

Sigrid Kaag Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation @ Dutch Government Sigrid Kaag is Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, since October 2017. One of the priorities in her policy on sustainable production and trade is the elimination of child labour in global supply chains. She hosts this international meeting to increase efforts and scale [...]

Ruben Brunsveld

Ruben Brunsveld Ruben has worked as senior advisor at Enact since 2013. He has a passion for the triangle of leadership, communication and sustainability. His focus is on responsible and values-based leadership with an emphasis on diversity, inclusion and ethical business. He is a very experienced process leader, moderator and speaker as well as a [...]

Niels van den Beucken

Niels van den Beucken Niels van den Beucken CFO of Arte. Arte, a SME company, is a custom supplier of stone and derivative products (kitchen worktops and projects). 10 Years ago we consciously focused on sustainability and we were the driving force behind positive change in our chain. In 2017 we were given the green [...]

Moses Hannington Thenge

Moses Hannington Thenge Moses Hannington Thenge has served as human resources manager at Kakira Sugar limited(KSL), the largest sugar company in East Africa and one of the largest in Africa, for over 20 years. He has successfully instigated policies and practices which have ensured child safety and protection ,respect for the rights of workers and [...]

Molly Namirembe

Molly Namirembe Molly is a Ugandan aged 26. Currently she works as a program officer and a SCREAM trainer at Ecological Christian Organization (ECO), a non-governmental organization in Uganda. Molly is passionate about working with children and youth and she has done this since 2015. At ECO, she is implementing projects that are aimed at ending child trafficking and [...]

Liesbeth Unger

Liesbeth Unger Liesbeth Unger is the founder of Human Rights@Work, a consultancy dedicated to human rights and business. She works for governments, NGOs and multinational companies as well as SMEs helping to implement human rights in business. She has been working in the fields of  corporate social responsibility, sustainability, social justice and ethical business in [...]

Kailash Satyarthi

Kailash Satyarthi Child rights activist @ Global March Against Child Labour Mr. Kailash Satyarthi is internationally acclaimed child rights activist who has been a tireless advocate of children’s rights for four decades now. His interventions are spread across over 140 countries in the world in an endeavour to protect children from slavery, trafficking, forced labour, sexual [...]

James Ritchie

James Ritchie James Ritchie is a New Zealander who has been living in Switzerland since 2012. He is married with 4 children. Education: BA (Hons) University of Otago, NZ From 2015- present, James has fulfilled the role of Assistant General Secretary, International Union of Food Workers (IUF) based in Geneva, Switzerland. As well as general [...]

Hannah Tijmes

Hannah Tijmes Hannah Tijmes is the head of the Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) department in the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She is responsible for policies on RBC vis-à-vis Dutch businesses and the voluntary sector agreements that have been characteristic for the Dutch RBC approach. Hannah is also responsible for the policy review on RBC [...]

Guy Rider

Guy Ryder Director-General @ International Labour Organization Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization (ILO) was first elected in 2012 and started a second term of office in 2017. His vision is for an ILO that anticipates and responds effectively to 21st century realities, reaching the most vulnerable and remaining true to its social justice mandate. He [...]

Fanny Frémont

Fanny Frémont Executive Director of the RMI (Responsible Mica Initiative) Fanny has ten years of experience managing corporate social responsibility programs fostering collaboration among multiple stakeholders ranging from corporate procurement, R&D, marketing and communications functions to governmental and non-governmental organizations as well as research bodies. Before joining the Responsible Mica Initiative as Executive Director, Fanny [...]

Fabrice Antonio Favero

Fabrizio Antonio Favero Fabrice Antonio Favero (19-06-1967) Chief  Executive Officer Nestlé Netherlands Fabrice Favero, Swiss national, married, 4 children, started with Nestlé in 1995 as Marketing Manager Nespresso, joining then in 2000 Mövenpick Foods International, as Vice President Sales. In 2004, he moved to the Nestlé Ice Cream Strategic Business Unit at the Centre as [...]

Eliza Anyangwe

Eliza Anyangwe Eliza Anyangwe is writer, managing editor of new digital publisher, The Correspondent, and an experienced moderator and facilitator. Eliza began her career working for non-governmental organisations, but has spent the past decade in media as a journalist, editor and producer, working for The Guardian, CNN International, and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism.  Her clients for moderation [...]

Beate Andrees

Beate Andrees Ms Beate Andrees is the Chief of the ILO’s Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The Branch promotes policy development, carries out research, and provides technical advisory services on child labour, forced labour, non- discrimination and freedom of association and collective bargaining. Previously, Beate Andrees acted as the [...]

Anne Manschot

Anne Manschot Anne Manschot is a consultant at Enact and an experienced facilitator and trainer. Her work experience in the private, public and non-governmental sector give her a 360⁰ view on sustainability issues. She has focused her career on sustainability, specifically looking at supply chain management and labour rights. Anne has extensive experience regarding supply [...]

Amy Eaglestone

Amy Eaglestone Amy Eaglestone has over 15 years’ experience working in the field of political participation and reform, many of those years were spent living and working in countries across Africa. She started her career with the Dutch Refugee Council (VluchtelingenWerk) and has since worked for a number of international organisations and NGO’s, including the [...]

Amar Lal

Amar Lal Lawyer and former child labourer Amar Lal, aged 23, comes from the Banjara community, a nomadic tribe in India. He worked as a child labourer in a stone quarry at the age of 6, breaking stones and incurring injuries in the process quite often. At 8 years old, he was rescued by Nobel [...]


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