Mr Mulder will lead the WBCSD’s efforts to create more alignment and cooperation with the UN Global Compact in critical areas of sustainable development, in preparation for the 2007 Global Compact Leaders Summit, to be held on 5-6 July 2007 in Geneva/Switzerland.

Under his terms of reference, Mr. Mulder will also work with the members of the WBCSD Regional Network and the UN Global Compact Local Networks to maximize the local impact of both initiatives and encourage business input to ongoing debates on environmental and social economics.