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Peder Pruzan-Jorgensen

Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Business for Social Responsibility

Biography

Member of BSR’s executive team. Leads BSR’s activities in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, guides BSR’s global Research and Partnership Development teams and provides oversight to two of BSR’s signature collaborative initiatives: HERproject, a program that aims to empower millions of female factory workers, and Bettercoal, which seeks to improve social and environmental standards in the global coal supply chain. Peder Michael works with companies in several industries, including transport and logistics, health care, consumer products, energy, and financial services.

Prior to joining BSR, Peder Michael was a key player in growing PricewaterhouseCoopers' sustainable business solutions practice in Copenhagen. He also spent five years with the Danish Foreign Service and served on the United Nation's Commission on the Status of Women. Peder Michael served on the Danish Government’s Council on Corporate Responsibility from 2009-2012.