12th Annual Atlanta Business & Human Rights Conference

Sponsored by the U.S. Council for International Business, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the International Organization of Employers. Hosted by The Coca-Cola Company.

October 7th, 2020, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Taking place virtually


8:00 – 8:05 Welcome –

• Lisa Chang, Chief People Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

8:05 – 8:15 Opening and Keynote Introduction –

• James Quincey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

8:15 – 8:45 Key note address

• Michelle Bachelet – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

8:45 – 10:00 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights beyond 2021: What has worked, what hasn’t, what needs to be done – the next decade of action of the UNGPs

Moderator – Dante Pesce Vice-Chair of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

• Brent Wilton, Director of Global Workplace and Human Rights, The Coca-Cola Company

• Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation

• Matthias Thorns, Deputy Secretary-General, international Organisation of Employers

10:00 – 10:15 Keynote address

• Guy Ryder – Director-General of the International Labour Organization

10:15-10:20 Break
10:25-11:40 Diversity at the workplace and beyond – What now needs to happen

Moderator – Gabriella Rigg Herzog, Vice President, Labor Affairs and Corporate Responsibility, United States Council on International Business

• Cherie Blair, Founder and Chair of Omnia Strategy

• Lori George Billingsley, Chief Diversity Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

• Anita Ramasastry, Chair of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

• Jill Savitt, President and CEO, The Center for Civil and Human Rights

11:40-11:55 Keynote Address-

• Cherie Blair, Founder and Chair of Omnia Strategy

11:55-12:00 Closing

• Brent Wilton – Global Director Human and Workplace Rights, The Coca-Cola Company