Greg Asbed

Greg Asbed combats forced labor, sexual violence, and other gross human rights violations in agriculture. As a co-founder of the Fair Food Program (FFP) and the Worker-driven Social Responsibility (WSR) model, a worker-driven approach to establishing verifiable corporate accountability, Greg coordinates relations amongst transnational corporate buyers (including Sodexo, Walmart, and McDonalds), industry suppliers, and farmworkers. A 2017 MacArthur Fellow, Greg has received numerous awards including the 2014 Clinton Global Citizen Award, the 2016 James Beard Leadership Award, and the 2015 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts in Combatting Human Trafficking, which he accepted at the White House on behalf of the FFP. Mr. Asbed is also an advisory board member of the EU’s Horizon 2020 project to end forced labor in supply chains and the author of numerous articles on the elimination of labor abuses in supply chains. 

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