The Appeal of Conscience Foundation honored Robert Kraft, founder, president and CEO of …

The Appeal of Conscience Foundation

New York, April 1 / PRNewswire /

The Conscience Appeal Foundation, an interfaith organization dedicated to promoting religious freedom and human rights, and its president and founder, Rabbi Arthur Schneier, will present the Appeal Conscience Prize 2022 to Robert Kraft, founder, president and CEO of Kraft Group, and Jean-Paul Agon, president of L’Oréal, at the 57th Annual Appeal for a Conscience Conscience, held on Monday 19 September 2022 at the Pierre Hotel in New York .

Price for an appeal of conscience:

The Appeal of Conscience Award recognizes visionary business leaders who are aware of their social responsibility and use their resources and vast reach across borders to serve the global community.

According to Rabbi Arthur Schneier, “Robert Kraft will be cited as an educational leader at the forefront of social justice and the fight against anti-Semitism and all forms of hatred. Jean-Paul Agon is recognized for his visionary, innovative and global leadership dedicated to respecting human dignity, diversity and inclusion “

“I am honored to receive this award and join the list of previous honors,” said Robert Kraft. “It is truly remarkable what Rabbi Schneier has achieved with this foundation and the positive impact it has had over the past fifty years. interfaith education has made the world a better, more peaceful place. I have great respect for his tireless work against hatred and his mission to help all mankind. ”

“It is a great honor for me – and for the entire L’Oréal community – to receive the Appeal of Conscience award from an organization that has been promoting an inspiring vision of human peace for over 50 years,” said Jean-Paul Agon. President of the L’Oréal Group. “At L’Oréal, we always try to conduct our business with a deep conscience, commitment and a sense of responsibility for our world. Acknowledging our collective contribution is a source of great pride to all of us. “

Robert Kraft:

Robert Kraft, founder, president and CEO of the Kraft Group, is an American entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist with a portfolio of companies and brands spanning multiple sectors including paper and packaging, sports and entertainment, real estate and venture investments. The portfolio consists of over 100 direct investments in venture capital and private equity, including New England Patriots.

In 2019, Kraft became a founding partner of REFORM Alliance, a foundation focused on reforming the US criminal justice system by changing laws, policies, hearts and minds to reduce long-term imprisonment for minor parole violations. Kraft was also a recipient of the 2019 Genesis Prize, dubbed “the Jewish Nobel Prize” by Time Magazine. As a Genesis laureate, Kraft announced it will spend $ 20 million to establish the Anti-Semitism Foundation to help respond to the rising rise of anti-Semitism. in America and abroad, the Foundation has launched a social media initiative called tbh (Together Beat Hate) that runs awareness-raising campaigns to engage audiences in the fight against all forms of hatred to inspire.

Jean Paul Agon:

Jean-Paul Agon is president of the L’Oréal Group, a world leader in beauty. He leads a group with double ambitions: he combines economic performance with exemplary ecological, social, ethical and social aspects. Throughout his career, he has always been a champion of diversity, equality, supporting diverse communities, and promoting acceptance around the world. The group was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the most ethical companies in the world for 12 consecutive years. L’Oréal is among the Top 100 Companies in the Refinitiv Diversity and Integration Ranking.

In 2021, Jean-Paul Agon was awarded the League Against Defamation Award Courage against hatred Award. In 2009, he received Pace Leadership in Ethics Award Ethical Resource Center. Jean-Paul is the chairman of the board of directors of HEC Paris. He is a member of the European Round Table of Industrialists, director of the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri) and president of the Society of Friends of the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris. He is the commander of the French Legion of Honor.

The 57th Annual Awards Dinner will be hosted by Brian Moynihan, President and CEO of Bank of America, former ACF Award Winner, and David Greenberg, CEO of L’Oréal USA.

“At the 57th Annual Appeal of Conscience Awards Dinner, we will recognize Robert Kraft for his many years of work to strengthen communities and promote peaceful coexistence at the local and global level,” said Brian Moynihan, president and CEO, Bank of America Values ​​matter now. more than ever and I am honored to work with the Appeal of Conscience Foundation to honor this visionary leader

“As someone who has worked with Jean-Paul Agon for decades, I can say with full confidence on behalf of the entire L’Oréal community that L’Oréal’s vision and leadership make it a more responsible, more active, committed and global company. more aware of its positive power as a global corporate citizen, ”said David Greenberg, CEO of L’Oréal USA.

previous Appeal to conscience: Winners:

ACF honored outstanding business leaders with the Conscience Appeal Award, including: Dr. Noubar Afeyan, Bernard Arnault, Mary Barra, Barbara Bush, Michael Bloomberg, Alex Gorsky, Robert Iger, Muhtar Kent, Coretta Scott King, Brian Moynihan, Virginia Rometty, Stephen A. Schwarzman, Masayoshi Son, Paul Volcker Timotheus Höttges, Stephen M. Ross, Susan Wójcicki and dr. Albert Bourli.

About the Appeal of Conscience Foundation:

The Foundation of Appeal of Conscience, led by Rabbi Arthur Schneier, has been campaigning for religious freedom, human rights and peaceful coexistence around the world since 1965. The permanent goal of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation is to observe the principle of “Live and let others live”. This international organization is an interfaith coalition of business, religion and foreign policy leaders that promotes mutual understanding, peace and interfaith cooperation, and is the voice of conscience for the protection of minorities. The Appeal of Conscience Foundation believes that freedom, democracy and human rights are fundamental values ​​that give the nations of the world the best hope for peace, security and common prosperity. www.appealofconscience.org

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