Peter Bakker

President and CEO

Peter Bakker is President and CEO of the 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

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: Daimer

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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