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Director in State and Local Government practice
For the past year, Chris served as the Director of Rio+20 programs for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), working with member companies and partner organizations to ensure a positive voice for business throughout the process leading up to the Rio+20 Conference (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development).
is consulting work focuses on customer strategy, technology strategy and sustainability for State and Local government entities, including the mobilization of large transformational programs for clients in both the public and private sector.
e has a particular interest in public transportation and education.Prior to his consulting work, Chris spent 10 years working with EduSystems, providing equipment and services to post-secondary technical and vocational education clients in the developing world.
Chris Turner, ...
Chris Turner, Rio+20 director, World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), will provide a corporate viewpoint by explaining how WBCSD members are contributing to the Business Action for Sustainable Development initiative at Rio+20.
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.
Turner is also a director with PwC Sustainable Business Solutions, with a background in technology solutions for state and local government and public transit.
Prior to joining PwC, Turner worked with EduSystems, a private firm that specialized in technology education solutions and capacity building for emerging economies.
Chris Turner, the Rio+20 ...
Chris Turner, the Rio+20 Director for the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), will provide a corporate viewpoint by explaining how WBCSD members are contributing to the Business Action for Sustainable Development initiative at Rio+20.
WBCSD - World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Chris Turner*, Joséphine Pallandt* (Rio+20)
Spring Meeting 2012: Collaborate Today, Change Tomorrow
Chris Turner, Director of Rio+20 Programs for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development; Mohammad Zaidi, former Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Alcoa and lead representative during the Vision 2050 process, and Patrick Doherty, deputy director of the National Security Studies Program and director of the Smart Strategy Initiative at the New America Foundation opened the day's discussion with an in-depth look at Vision 2050 and the importance of developing a national strategy for sustainability.
, Mohammad and Patrick emphasized the need for leadership from business to help fill this void with practical, pragmatic steps centered on national and regional implementation strategies.