World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

7 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    World Business Council for Sustainable Development   (WBCSD)

    EU Transparency Register

    979997228097-02 First registered on 25 Aug 2017

    Goals / Remit

    WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. We help make our member companies more successful and sustainable by
    focusing on the maximum positive impact for shareholders, the environment and societies.

    Our member companies come from all business sectors and all major economies, representing a combined revenue of more than $8.5 trillion and 19 million employees. Our Global Network of almost 70 national business councils gives our members unparalleled
    reach across the globe. WBCSD is uniquely positioned to work with member companies along and across value chains to deliver impactful business solutions to the most
    challenging sustainability issues.

    Together, we are the leading voice of business for sustainability: united by our vision of a world where more than nine billion people are all living well and within the boundaries of our planet, by 2050.

    Main EU files targeted

    Policies encouraging sustainable practices by the corporate sector, in particular around climate change and the implementation of the SDGs, including Circular Economy, Climate Change (science based targets), Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Cities, Transport (Sustainable Mobility), Water, Food and Land Use, biodiversity. Also public / private sector partnerships to address these issues.


    Head Office
    Avenue du Bouchet 2bis
    Geneva 1209
    EU Office
    Avenue du Bouchet 2bis
    Geneva 1209


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    There are 7 full time space working within the Policy, Advocacy and Member Mobilization team at WBCSD. The team operates at the cross section between business, multilateral institutions, and partner organizations to influence the global policy agenda with progressive advocacy and strategy work

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    We have a global network of more than 60 affiliated business organizations. More information on these is located here:

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant Grant Agreement number: 776646 — DEEDS — H2020-SC5-2016-2017/H2020-SC5-2017-OneStageB 28,000€
    Grant 07.0202/2019/816710/SER/ENV.D.2 (Internal: EU-B4N787827) 250,000€
    Grant Grant Agreement number: 821303 — EU-VNP-Net — H2020-SC5-2018-2019-2020/H2020-SC5-2018-1 44,000€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    1 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 20 Sep 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable food systems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
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