Think tank

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

WBCSD

Geneva, Switzerland

The WBCSD is a CEO-led organization of forward-thinking companies that galvanizes the global business community to create a sustainable future for business, society and the environment. The Council plays an advocacy role for business. Leveraging strong relationships with stakeholders, it helps drive debate and policy change in favor of sustainable development solutions. The Council provides a forum for its 200 member companies - who represent all business sectors and all continents - to share best practices on sustainable development issues and to develop tools that change the status quo. The Council also benefits from a network of 60 national and regional business councils and partner organizations, a majority of which are based in developing countries.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.wbcsd.org/home.aspx

Address:
MAISON DE LA PAIX, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2B, Case Postale 2075, CH-1211, Geneva 1

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1992
Age (years)
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 29
Switzerland average
 36
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Stephan Schmidheiny
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Federico Merlo
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Peter Bakker
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2021)
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 507
Switzerland average
 11,264
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 514
Twitter
Followers (2021)
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 50,954
Switzerland average
 7,135
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 46,100
Subscribers (2021)
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 0
Switzerland average
 1,601
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 1,740
Subscribers (2019)
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Switzerland average
Global average
Followers (2019)
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 57,392
Switzerland average
 5,146
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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