With over 20 years experience in international business and law, Sune Skadegaard Thorsen has specialized in Corporate Social Responsibility from 1996. He has advised leaders like Shell, Borealis, BAT, Statoil, LEGO, Novozymes, Novo Nordisk, the latter also as in-house Senior Adviser on CSR.
His clients also include Governments, Development Agencies, NGOs and IGOs. He is a special adviser to the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights, member of the Board of the Danish Centre for International Studies and Human Rights, the Board of the Danish Institute for Human Rights, the CSR working group of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of the European Union, the International Advisory Network of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Chairperson of the Danish Section of the International Commission of Jurists and part of the ICJ International working group on CSR.
He has written and published numerous articles and papers on CSR and has performed work in Afghanistan, Algeria, Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, Ghana, India, Iraq, Japan, Kenya, Malawi, Norway, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Switzerland, Sweden, Tanzania, Venezuela, Vietnam, Uganda, UK and USA advising corporations, governments, UN and other international organizations.