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Peter Bakker

Peter Bakker

President & CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)


Mr Bakker has led WBCSD since 2012. WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. WBCSD member companies come from all business sectors and all major economies, representing a combined revenue of more than USD $8.5 trillion and with 19 million employees.

Mr Bakker is a distinguished business leader who, until June 2011, served as CFO and then CEO of TNT NV, the global transport and logistics company. He has been recipient of the Clinton Global Citizen Award (2009) and the Sustainability Leadership Award (2010). Mr Bakker serves as a member of several corporate sustainability advisory boards.

He received the royal order Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau in 2018, in recognition of his long-lasting commitment to engaging business in tackling global sustainability issues.

Commissioner
Global Commission on Business and Sustainable Development

Co-Chair
Redefining the Role of Business for Sustainable Development, SDSN

Vice-Chairman International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)

Supervisory Board Member
Capitals Coalition

Advisory Committee Member
United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSSS) 2021

Champion
SDG 12.3

Ambassador Against Hunger
UN World Food Programme (WFP)

Advisory Board Member
EAT

Stakeholder Advisory Council Member
BASF

Member of the Advisory Board for Integrity and Corporate Responsibility

Daimler
Corporate Sustainability Advisory Board Member
Nespresso

Corporate Sustainability Advisory Board Member
P&G

International Advisory Board Member
CCICED (China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development)

Convener
BRIGC (Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) International Green Development Coalition)
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