Marcela Manubens is a global senior business executive with over 25 years of experience developing and leading sustainable business with an integrated triple bottom line approach. A world class leader in sustainability, human rights, and social impact.
At present, Marcela is an independent Corporate Board Member and a member of the Responsible Investment and Business Advisory group at Sierra Global Management.
Marcela is in the Advisory Board of the Center for Business and Human Rights at the Geneva School of Economics and Management. Marcela had been an active member of World Economic Forum.
Prior, Marcela joined Unilever in 2013 and led the creation of its social sustainability strategy and global goals, resulting in the expansion of the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) with the Enhancing Livelihoods ambition and its three pillars: fairness in the workplace, opportunities for women, and inclusive business models. She created Unilever’s human rights policy framework and the Responsible Sourcing Policy and promoted transparency by publishing Unilever’s first Human Rights report.
Prior to Unilever, Marcela led the vision, strategy and implementation of one of the first Global Human Rights and Corporate Responsibility programs in the fashion industry, including environmental stewardship and social impact, at PVH Corp in the early1990s.
Marcela teaches GCNYC’s newest course, The Chief Sustainability Officer as part of the Sustainable Management M.S. program. Previously she taught Business and Human Rights at Columbia University, New York and Macroeconomics at Universidad de Belgrano, Argentina.
She had been a Lecturer of Business and Human Rights at the University of Bergen, Norway.