China’s Green Stride Forward: Accelerating Industrial Sustainable Transformation

As a dominant player in the global economy and as the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide, integrating China into global sustainability efforts is not just important — it is absolutely essential. China’s sustainability journey involves trade-off and challenges but without China’s active participation, achieving international climate goals is simply not possible. That said, the […]

Driving Solutions at Scale: Reflections from Peter Bakker on WBCSD’s 29th Liaison Delegate Meeting

We drew the curtains on our 29th Liaison Delegate meeting two weeks ago, and I am profoundly inspired by the collective dedication and resolve demonstrated by each of our members during this important event. With over 600 attendees and staff, this year’s gathering marks the largest in WBCSD’s history, a testament to the growing recognition […]

Peter Bakker: The perfect is the enemy of the good

The president of the World Council for Sustainable Business Development explains that although our information on climate change is imperfect, we possess enough data to act. Companies may play the most crucial role in this transformation. For more than a decade, Peter Bakker has led the Geneva-based World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a […]

WBCSD President and CEO, Peter Bakker Recognized Among TIME Magazine’s Top 100 Climate Leaders in Business for 2023

On 16 November 2023, Peter was named as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Climate Leaders in Business for 2023. Peter’s recent recognition among TIME Magazine’s Top 100 Climate Leaders in Business for 2023 marks a significant milestone in his tireless efforts to propel the transition to a sustainable world, including by advancing corporate […]

WBCSD Climate Week NYC 2023

Climate Week NYC is a pivotal milestone in our collective journey toward COP28. This year being held September 17th-24th alongside the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), it is the largest annual climate event of its kind. The centerpiece of the High-Level Week of the General Assembly is the SDG Summit on September 18th-19th — marking […]