World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Founding Year: 1992

Staff: 80

Budget: CHF 24m

Stephan Schmidheiny (Founder)

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development seeks to demonstrate “environmental protection coupled with economic growth”. It also comprises a Regional Network of 60 national and regional partner organizations, called Business Councils for Sustainable Development (BCSDs), which are mainly located in developing countries. The WBCSD has a “Tool Box”, which introduces “tools, methodologies and principles that aim to support member companies’ sustainability journey”.



World Business Council for Sustainable Development contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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