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 TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 30b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:
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, California 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 EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS: 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