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Laura Chapman Rubbo | Advisory Board

Laura Chapman Rubbo has twenty years of experience in corporate social responsibility, business and human rights, and international labor standards.  Laura is Director, International Labor Standards at The Walt Disney Company, headquartered in Burbank, California. Disney’sInternational Labor Standards program seeks to foster safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces wherever Disney-branded products are made. Laura plays a key leadership role at Disney in managing strategy, policy and programs for Disney’s global supply chain labor standards program. Among her specific responsibilities, she leads the global factory monitoring program, external stakeholder engagement and communications, industry collaboration, supply chain philanthropic investments, risk assessment, research, and training. She also co-led the creation of Disney’s human rights policy.

Laura previously worked at BSR and at Gap Inc. on business and human rights issues.

Laura is Chair of the Corporate Responsibility Committee of the United States Council for International Business, a member of the Advisory Board of Social Accountability International, a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy, a member of the Board of Overseers of the University of Connecticut’sHuman Rights Institute,a Senior Fellow at the University of Southern California’s Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab. Laura was also part of the United States delegation to the International Labor Organization’s 2014 International Labor Conference and is participating in an Advisory Group to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Responsible Supply Chains in the Textile and Garment Sector. In addition, she is a frequent speaker at corporate responsibility events. She has a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from George Washington University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and German from the University of Connecticut.