Peter Bakker

Making sustainable development a global enterprise 

As president and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Peter Bakker employs his extensive background in large enterprises to strengthen sustainable development all around the world.

Until June 2011, Bakker served as the CEO of TNT NV, the Netherlands-based holding company of TNT Express and Royal TNT Post. Under his leadership TNT rose to the forefront of Corporate Responsibility via a ground-breaking partnership with the UN World Food Program and ambitious CO2 reduction targets from its Planet Me initiative, holding multiple-year top-ranking positions in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

Bakker knows what businesses need to do to prosper in a world committed to sustainability.