Business Declaration for Food Systems Transformation


04 October, 2021




The Business Declaration for Food Systems Transformation, developed by the Private Sector Guiding Group (PSGG) that Peter Bakker, CEO and President of WBCSD, has convened and chairs, was launched during the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit that took place on 26-28 July in Rome. More than 220 executives have signed to accelerate business actions towards an equitable, net-zero and nature-positive food systems that can nourish all people. This declaration will be part of the UN FSS commitment registry and referenced as an annex to the UN Secretary General’s Statement of Action. For more information:

This video highlights a selection of CEO’s testimonials, supporting the Business Declaration: Peter Bakker, President & CEO World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) / Cherrie Atilano, Founding Farmer, CEO and President Agricultural Systems International, Inc (AGREA) / Svein Tore Holsether, President & CEO Yara International ASA / Geraldine Matchett, Co-CEO, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Board Royal DSM / Rick White, Chairman Private Sector Mechanism of UN Committee on World Food Security and the International Agri-Food Network / Wiebe Draijer, Chairman of the Managing Board, Rabobank / Dr. Mohamed Anouar Jamali, CEO OCP Africa / Eric Fyrwald, CEO Syngenta Group / Ramon Laguarta, Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo / Hanneke Faber, President Global Foods & Refreshments Unilever