WWF names environmental economist as new board president
The announcement came during a board meeting Sunday attended by Sukhdev. He will succeed Yolanda Kakabadse, who had served two consecutive four-year terms. Sukhdev played a key role in a major green economics study called “The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity” commissioned by the G-8+5 and hosted by UNEP. According to WWF, his work on sustainability and the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity has earned him international acclaim, including awards upholding sustainable development.