Creating an Action Agenda for the Next Decade
October 21-23, 2013 — Ann Arbor, Michigan 
BoP2013 Summit: Creating an Action Agenda for the Next Decade
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Speaker Detail

Filippo Veglio

Director, Social Capital Focus Area
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Filippo Veglio is the Director of the Social Capital Focus Area at WBCSD, a CEO-led, global coalition of some 200 companies advocating for progress on sustainable development.

Engaging senior representatives of member companies across various industry sectors, business organizations, multilateral institutions, NGOs and academia, Filippo manages the WBCSD’s program promoting business solutions towards enabling greater social inclusion and equitable growth.

He joined WBCSD in 2005, and has in particular led WBCSD’s pioneering work on inclusive business at the base of the pyramid, catalyzing investments and partnerships on the ground as well as capturing insights and conducting advocacy work.

Prior to joining WBCSD, Filippo worked as Program Assistant at the Center for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), which provides in-country advisory support and practical assistance programs aimed at ensuring effective democratic governance of the security sector.

Filippo is a Swiss national and is fluent in six languages. He holds an M.A. in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. He has been a professional tennis player and a member of the Swiss Davis Cup team.

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