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As CEO of Verité, Dan Viederman has worked closely with NGOs, governments, investors, and the biggest multinational brands in the world to improve working conditions and eliminate human rights violations across geographies and business sectors. For the impact that Verité has had on millions of workers around the world, Viederman was the winner of a 2007 Skoll Foundation Award for Social Entrepreneurship, and was named 2011 Social Entrepreneur of the Year in the United States by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. Dan has managed NGOs in developing countries since 1993 and worked with internationally-recognized institutions such as the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Catholic Relief Services. He has lived extensively in Asia and speaks Chinese. Dan is a graduate of Yale University, the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, and Nanjing Teacher's University.


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Modern Day Slavery in the Global Economy, and How To Solve It

Part of a series on A Special Series for the 2014 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship

March 10, 2014



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Part of a series on A Special Series from the Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneurs Challenge

October 10, 2013





Ending Modern Slavery Mon, April 28, 2014

Ending Modern Slavery



2007 Skoll Awards Ceremony Wed, March 28, 2007

Salman Ahmad sings and plays guitar along with a tabla player at the 2007 Skoll Awards Ceremony at the Skoll World Forum. Later, Sally Osberg gives a talk about the newest Skoll ...

2007 Skoll Awards For Social Entrepreneurship





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