Jessica McGlyn, U.S. Director; The World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Jessica McGlyn is based in Washington D.C. where she promotes WBCSD projects, publications and work programs to the US offices of our WBCSD members as well as to American-based thought-leaders, NGOs, academia and the business community. Jessica also helps build, manage and leverage relationships with other U. S. organizations that have an interest in sustainability to amplify WBCSD’s impact.
Before joining WBCSD, McGlyn was a lobbyist for the World Wildlife Fund where she advocated the US government on a variety of global conservation, climate, trade and development issues. At WWF, McGlyn also led an initiative to integrate conservation with development policy and partnered with leading Development NGOs to advocate for modernized U.S. foreign assistance. Prior to that McGlyn worked at the Global Forest & Trade Network, helping companies green their wood and paper supply chains.
McGlyn started her career in the forest products sector, working for over a decade for International Paper in a variety of environmental and operational positions. She holds a Masters in Science from Yale and a BS in Biology and BA in History from Messiah College.
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