President and CEO World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
DATE: Tuesday, 11 July
TIME: 8:15-9:15 A.M. CET
General Session 4: ESG and Vision 2050
Peter Bakker has led the WBCSD since 2012, overseeing the global, CEO-led community of the world’s leading sustainable businesses in working collectively to accelerate system transformations toward a net zero, nature positive, and equitable future. He was previously CFO and then CEO of TNT NV, a global transport and logistics company. Bakker has held advisory and board positions with multiple organizations, including International Integrated Reporting Council, United Nations Food Systems Summit, GLOBE EU, Daimler, and P&G. He received the Clinton Global Citizen Award in 2009, the Sustainability Leadership Award in 2010, and 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.