Composition The

Composition The World Business Council for Sustainable Development consists of 207 international companies united by a shared commitment to sustainable development through economic growth, ecological balance and social progress. The incorporation of new members to the WBCSD is done with a prior invitation of the Executive Committee to companies committed to sustainable development. Its members include multinational companies like General Motors, DuPont, 3M, Deutsche Bank, Coca-Cola, Sony, Oracle, BP and Royal Dutch Shell. Member companies pledge their support and contribution to the WBCSD by making available knowledge experience, and human resource capacity. Also, they are required to report publicly on their environmental performance and aiming to extend its reporting to cover all three pillars of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental. A key element is the personal commitment of the executive directors acting as board members.They are influential advocates of political policy positions of the WBCSD, and its working groups co-lead. They also organize support for the program of the WBCSD work program and ensure the adoption of sustainable management practices within their companies.

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