Spencer Stuart Joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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29 April, 2024




Geneva, Switzerland 29 April 2024 – Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, has joined over 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Organizations around the world trust Spencer Stuart to help them make senior-level leadership decisions that have a lasting impact on their enterprises, their stakeholders and the world around them. Through executive search, board and leadership advisory services, Spencer Stuart helps build and enhance high-performing teams for clients ranging from major multinationals to emerging companies to non-profit institutions.

With a presence in over 30 countries and expertise in more than 50 industry and functional specialties, Spencer Stuart consultants advise clients on the leadership decisions that will advance their sustainability objectives, foster innovation and new ways of thinking and support long-term commercial success.

“Committed, effective leadership is essential for organizations to advance their sustainability ambitions and prepare their businesses for the future,” said Ben Williams, CEO of Spencer Stuart. “Joining WBCSD and its CEO-led community enables our team to hear the issues and opportunities firsthand and share our own insight on the related talent, team and organizational needs for making real progress. We look forward to contributing to important conversations, exploring vital new research and pressing topics and helping to foster better collaboration within and across industries.”

Spencer Stuart will partner with WBCSD in a variety of ways, including collaborating with WBCSD to develop thought leadership to help C-suite leaders and board directors navigate today’s complex, fast-changing landscape, convening leaders to have robust conversations and drive progress in their organizations and identifying current and future leaders who are making an impact. Spencer Stuart also plans to participate in communities with key leaders, including WBCSD’s Chief People Officer Network, as every leader – from the board and CEO to the full executive team – has a role to play in advancing the sustainability agenda.

“We are delighted to welcome Spencer Stuart as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. By joining forces, we can leverage their insights to empower organizations to make impactful decisions that benefit not only their bottom line but also the planet and society at large. Together, we will advance the sustainability agenda and foster a world where 9+ billion people live well, within planetary boundaries, by 2050” said Peter Bakker, President & CEO of WBCSD.