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Peter Bakker

President & CEO , World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Mr Peter Bakker has been President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) since 2012. WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organisation 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 US$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 is Chairman of War Child in the Netherlands and serves as a member of corporate sustainability advisory boards.

Speaking at the following WCEF2019 sessions:

Monday 3 June at 16.30-18.00: Building an enabling environment for circular businesses

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