Minster for Federal Affairs, Europe and the Media of North Rhine-Westphalia

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HicksCheryl D. Hicks is the team leader for sustainable lifestyles at the UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) and project director for the SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 European Social Platform project, which is developing a vision and roadmap for sustainable lifestyle models of the future. From 2004 to 2010 Cheryl D. Hicks worked with leading multinational corporations as the focal point for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)’s work on sustainable consumption and sustainable finance with contribution to the WBCSD’s 2008 to 2009 scenarios project, Vision 2050. In 2001 to 2004 Cheryl D. Hicks was focused on the health agenda, and a process for dialogue related to corporate responsibility and impacts on health. From 1995 to 2001 she held positions in the areas of sales, marketing, and human resources in various companies and foundations. Cheryl D. Hicks is Canadian, and a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, with studies in International Relations and Evironmental Science. She is currently based in Geneva, Switzerland where she is the co-founder of two professional networks promoting sustainability, CSR Geneva and Sustainable Finance Geneva.

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