WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.
We help make our member companies more successful and sustainable by focusing on the maximum positive impact for shareholders, the environment and societies.
Our 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.
Our Global Network of almost 70 national business councils gives our members unparalleled reach across the globe. WBCSD is uniquely positioned to work with member companies along and across value chains to deliver high-impact business solutions to the most challenging sustainability issues.
Make more sustainable business more successful
Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world by making more sustainable businesses more successful. Our vision is to create a world where more than 9 billion people are all living well and within the boundaries of our planet, by 2050.
WBCSD is a unique network where members learn from other leading companies; interact with the strongest partners and gain access to a one-stop shop for tools and expertise to push their sustainability journey forward.
WBCSD enhances the business case for sustainability through tools, services, models and experiences
Our scalable, science-based solutions will help companies deliver measureable impact
Our members engage at the highest level, demonstrating leadership in international negotiations & processes around the SDGs agenda
Our philosophy of open membership
At WBCSD, almost 200 of the world’s forward-thinking companies work together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. We are a global, CEO-led organization whose mission is to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world by making more sustainable business more successful. Our vision is to build a world where nine billion people are living well and within the boundaries of the planet, by 2050.
Our mission and vision are ambitious. Driving long-term, sustainable change across our highly complex and interconnected world is not easy. No problem exists in isolation, and incremental change is no longer sufficient to fix the world’s most pressing challenges.
The WBCSD Asia Pacific office sits in Singapore. This new regional presence is a direct answer to demands from Members, Governments, Global Network partners and other regional stakeholders. It brings our platform, network and expertise in the region to support projects and develop new collaboration opportunities.
15 WBCSD Member companies have their global headquarters in the 11 countries from the WBCSD Asia Pacific region. Here, we also collaborate closely with 11 of our national Global Network partners, giving our Members an even greater voice and reach.
The WBCSD India office and its team members sit in New Delhi to provide our members with a platform for greater insight, impact and advocacy in India and globally.
Currently eight major India-headquartered corporations are members of WBCSD, bringing their unique perspectives and capabilities to our global work. Additionally, more than 60 WBCSD member companies work together in projects to advance sustainable business in India. Some of these projects involve the Indian government at state or national level.
The WBCSD North America office provides a platform upon which to engage leading North American businesses from a range of sectors in WBCSD initiatives, including innovative and scalable business solutions that address the most pressing social and environmental sustainability challenges.
Drawing on the expertise of North America-headquartered member companies, the office also helps to establish new nodes of sustainability leadership that broaden and deepen WBCSD’s portfolio, bringing new ideas and actionable solutions to member companies around the world.
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