The Centre for Child Rights & Business
Ines Kaempfer brings over 15 years of experience in supply chain sustainability where she has been deeply engaged in issues related to child rights and business in the manufacturing and agriculture industries in Asia. Since 2014, Ines has been serving as the Executive Director and since 2021, the CEO of The Centre for Child Rights and Business (which was known as CCR CSR up to 2020) in Asia, a social enterprise that helps businesses improve their direct and indirect impact on children, particularly in supply chains. In her role as CEO, Ines leads strategic design and implementation of overall operations and stakeholder engagement, working closely with major multinational clients and partners around the world. Under Ines’s leadership, The Centre has significantly expanded its geographic reach to cover dozens of sourcing countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas where Ines has spearheaded the development and scaling of innovative workplace improvement programmes across various tiers of supply chains and industries. Prior to joining The Centre, Ines was the Director of Learning and Impact at ELEVATE Limited, a leading CSR learning and capacity building consultancy. She has also worked as a Director of Assessment, Capacity Building and Training at the Fair Labor Association (FLA). Ines holds a Ph.D from the University of Fribourg’s faculty of Arts in Sociology of Religion and a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Law & Sociology of Religion from University of Fribourg.