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Francisca Sassetti

Francisca Sassetti

Researcher / Community Director, Royal Holloway / NexGen

An award-winning sustainability and ethical trade expert and PhD scholar, Francisca is a dynamic force reshaping global business practices. Her impactful contributions include interventions at the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, the development of ESG and worker voice digital tools, the latest Global Slavery Index, directing a sustainability academy for C-Suite executives, and authoring numerous academic and policy publications. Francisca has worked with over 40 companies in their sustainability, supply chain and human rights programmes. Recognised as a 30 under 30 youth leader, next-generation thinker, and LinkedIn's top voice, she stands at the forefront of responsible business practices, seamlessly navigating the intersections of AI, modern slavery, and collaborative initiatives with influential organisations.