Special Advisor, Private Sector Department, Oxfam America
Irit Tamir is the Special Advisor for Oxfam America’s Private Sector Department and is the policy lead for Oxfam’s Behind the Brands campaign. She works with companies to ensure that their business practices result in positive social and environmental impacts for vulnerable communities throughout the world. Tamir has been working on issues of human rights, corporate accountability, and public policy for the past 20 years. She has conducted field research in Asia, Africa and South America and is the coauthor of Community Voice in Human Rights Impact Assessments and Oxfam America’s Human Rights Impact Assessment.
BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.