Gerald Pachoud

Pluto & Associates

Gerald Pachoud is the managing partner of Pluto &Associates, a boutique advisory firm working with States, business and civil society organizations on global public policy and corporate responsibility challenges and opportunities. He previously held various positions in the United Nations and the Swiss administration, notably initiating and leading the program on business and human security at the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2005 to 2011, he served as the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General's Special Representative on business and human rights, where he was closely involved in the development and drafting of the Guiding Principles on business and human rights. After the SRSG mandate and until 2015, Gerald advised the UN senior leadership in the Executive Office of the Secretary General on UN engagement with the private sector, particularly in the context of fragile environments.

Business and Peace - A Partnership for Making Money and Making Peace?

Session 23Translate

Economic development is important for peace. But the link between economic action and peace building is not automatic. Can we develop “win –win situations” where businesses can make money and contribute to peaceful societies?

Gerald Pachoud is the managing partner of Pluto &Associates, a boutique advisory firm working with States, business and civil society organizations on global public policy and corporate responsibility challenges and opportunities. He previously held various positions in the United Nations and the Swiss administration, notably initiating and leading the program on business and human security at the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2005 to 2011, he served as the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General's Special Representative on business and human rights, where he was closely involved in the development and drafting of the Guiding Principles on business and human rights. After the SRSG mandate and until 2015, Gerald advised the UN senior leadership in the Executive Office of the Secretary General on UN engagement with the private sector, particularly in the context of fragile environments.

Business and Peace - A Partnership for Making Money and Making Peace?

Session 23Translate

Economic development is important for peace. But the link between economic action and peace building is not automatic. Can we develop “win –win situations” where businesses can make money and contribute to peaceful societies?

The FriEnt Peacebuilding Forum is a series of events on current and overarching challenges and trends in peacebuilding. With the Peacebuilding Forum, we want to provide future-oriented impulses for the development of peacebuilding and strengthen the visibility and importance of the policy field in its entirety.

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