ESTABLISHED: 29 June 1993

MISSION: The Council shall: 1) advise the President on matters involving sustainable development, including developing and recommending to the President a national sustainable development action strategy that will foster economic vitality; 2) advise the President on fashioning an annual Presidential Award that would recognize exemplary efforts toward the advancement of sustainable development ideals, and submit nominations for the award to the President; and 3) advise the President on conducting a public awareness and participation campaign on the importance and the appropriate uses of the nation's natural and cultural resources.


a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):

Ministries and governmental agencies:   10
Non-Governmental Organizations:         10
Academic/Research Institutions:          0
Business/Productive Sector:             10
Others:  				                          0

CO-CHAIR: David T. Buzzelli, Vice President and Corporate Director of Environment, 
Health & Safety, and Public Affairs,
The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan
CO-CHAIR: Jonathan Lash, President, World Resources Institute, Washington, DC
John Adams, Executive Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York, 
New York
The Honorable Bruce Babbitt, Secretary of the Interior,U.S. Department of the 
Interior, Washington, DC
Richard Barth, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ciba-Geigy Corp., 
Ardsley, New York 
The Honorable Ronald H. Brown, Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 
Washington, DC
The Honorable Carol M. Browner, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection 
Agency, Washington, DC
Reverend Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., Ellicot City, Maryland
Richard A. Clarke, Chairman, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, San Francisco, California
A.D. (Pete) Correll, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Georgia-Pacific Corp., 
Atlanta, Georgia
Kenneth T. Derr, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chevron Corp.,
San Francisco, California
Thomas Donahue, Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO, Washington, DC
Dianne Dillon-Ridgley, Citizens' Network for Sustainable Development
Judith Espinosa, Former Secretary of Environment, State of New Mexico,
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jay D. Hair, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Wildlife Federation, 
Washington, DC
William E. Hoglund, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Staff Support 
Group (Retired), General  Motors Corporation,  Detroit, Michigan
Samuel C. Johnson, Chairman, S.C. Johnson & Son., Inc., Racine, Wisconsin
Fred Krupp, Executive Director, Environmental Defense Fund, New York, New York
Kenneth L. Lay, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Enron Corp, Houston, Texas
The Honorable Hazel R. O'Leary, Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 
Washington, DC
Michele Perrault, International Vice-President, The Sierra Club, San Francisco, 
William D. Ruckelshaus, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Browning-Ferris 
Industries, Inc., Houston, Texas
John Sawhill, President, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia
Theodore Strong, Executive Director, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, 
Portland, Oregon
The Honorable D. James Baker, Undersecretary for Oceans and Atmosphere (NOAA), 
U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC
The Honorable Madeleine M. Kunin, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, 
Washington, DC
The Honorable Richard Rominger, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
Washington, DC
The Honorable Timothy Wirth, Undersecretary for Global Affairs, U.S. Department
of State, Washington, DC
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:  Molly Harriss Olson
CHAIR, Council on Environmental Quality:  Katie McGinty