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The Sustainability Forum acts as an advocate for sustainability and seeks to support NBCC member companies in their ambitions to drive sustainability in their businesses that leverage the full potential of their organizations, ultimately contributing to achieving the 17 SDGs.


  • Raise awareness and shape political and industry agendas;
  • Promote sustainable business models and practices at our member companies to drive sustainability through spreading information and knowledge and the sharing of best practices;
  • To inspire action for meeting the challenge of climate change and implementing the 17 SDGs;
  • Advocacy - Identify and address the broader opportunities that could increase sustainability in companies;
  • Further improve the sustainability agenda across the Chamber.


Clifford Chance
Jeroen Ouwehand
Global Senior Partner & Chair ESG Global 

Coca-Cola European Partners
Director Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability
Sigrid Verweij

Federation of Egyptian Industries
Dr El-Sayed Torky
Secretary General - Sustainability Business Council of Egypt

Sonia Thimmiah
Senior Director Global Responsibility 

Michiel Veldhuizen
Public Affairs Netherlands, UK and Ireland

Lyne Biewinga
Executive Director Membership

Robert Metzke
Global Head of Sustainability

Port of Rotterdam
Richard van der Eijk
Director Communications & External Affairs

Wineke Haagsma
Chief Sustainability Officer 

Harry Verhaar
Head, Global Public & Government Affairs

Maxim Gelmann
Chief Stroodle & Founder

Simon Mulcahy
President, Sustainability Time 

Annick Boyen
VP Communications Global Markets & External Affairs EU

Van Oord
Rachel Terry
Sustainability Programme Manager

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