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Teresa Fogelberg

Chair Transparency Benchmark at Netherlands Ministry Economic Affairs
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A leader and innovator in responsible business conduct, sustainability, climate change, women’s empowerment, sustainable development, governance and solutions. Focus on the nexus of people and planet.I bring more than 30 years of expertise and executive and board experience: top level diplomat and director at Ministry Foreign Affairs, Environment, OECD, and UN. Chair of three international boards; chair audit international committees. Strong experience in human rights. Director Ministry Foreign Affairs; active in BLIHR, UN Guiding Principles and OECD Principles from 2000 onwards.Director Climate Change; deals on public- private partnership models.Creator of many new initiatives and organizations – eg social impact models (OECD), SDG business tools and strategic guidance (GRI, with UN Global Compact & World Business Council for Sustainable Development); for Rio+10; Rio+20 and the UN-High Level Political Forum.Chair national Dutch corporate sustainability benchmark for Ministry Economic Affairs, based on the UN Principles, OECD and Due Diligence Guidance.She brought GRI to the Netherlands and co-led its development from upstart NGO to the global leading standards for corporate sustainability.Co-creator of many human rights based instruments such as the Human Rights and other benchmarks,Member Advisory Board of the Dutch Foreign Trade and Aid responsible business policy review of Foreign Affairs, with main focus on OECD Guidelines and Due Diligence,Short term advisor to the Danish Ministry Foreign Affairs on responsible business benchmarkingMember Daimler AG Integrity BoardSeasoned and inspiring speaker at numerous forums across the world, including to the UN General Assembly, OECD, private sector and universities. Highly respected chair of conferences.5 languages: Dutch, Swedish, English, French, modest German.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, November 25
 

09:00 CET