Charles O.Holliday,Jr. Chairman &CEO,DuPont An industrial engineer by training, Chad Holliday parlayed a summer job at DuPont into a full-time position in 1970.In his 30-year DuPont career, he has touched virtually every aspect of the business -from fibers and chemicals to agricultural products and biotechnology. His diverse assignments have spanned nearly all key functional areas, advancing through various manufacturing and supervisory assignments to product planning and marketing positions and, more recently, to executive responsibilities and his current role as Chairman and CEO, Chad is the first DuPont chief executive with extensive experience outside the United States, having been based in Tokyo for seven years as head of the DuPont Asia Pacific operations. Chad is the current chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. He also serves on the board of directors of Analog Devices,Inc and Catalyst and is a senior member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Stephan Schmidheiny Chairman,Anova Holding AG Swiss industrialist Stephan Schmidheiny founded the Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD)after he was named in 1990 Principal Advisor for Businesses and Industry to the Secretary General of the 1992 'Earth Summit in Rio. He was principal author of the 1992 book 'Changing Course: A Global Business Perspective on Development and the Environment (MIT Press),which was published in 15 languages. Mr.Schmidheiny is now honorary chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. His business interests are centered in the Nueva Group holding company, more than 40 companies (30 production plants)in 15 Latin American countries. Companies on whose boards he has served include the Union Bank of Switzerland, ABB, Leica, Swatch and Nestle. He is also founder, Funder and president of the AVINA Foundation, which promotes sustainable development in Latin America. Philip Wattts Chairman of the Committee of Managing Directors of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies Philip Watts has been Chairman of The Shell Transport and Trading Company plc and of the Committee of Managing Directors of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group since July 2001. He has been a managing director of Shell Transport and a Group managing director since 1997. His functional and geographical responsibilities as a Group managing director are:Finance; Human Resources; Legal;Planning, Environment and External Affairs; and the United States He joined Shell in 1969 and worked in Indonesia, the UK, Norway and the Netherlands. In 1991 he went to Lagos as Chairman and Managing Director of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, returning to The Hague as Regional Co-ordinator Europe in 1994.From the beginning of 1996 until becoming a managing director, he was director of Planning, Environment and External Affairs for Shell International in London. Philip Watts was born in 1945 in Leicestershire, England. He graduated from Leeds University with a BSc in Physics and an MSc in Geophysics.In between these two degrees he taught in a secondary school in Sierra Leone for two years. He is married and has a daughter, a son and two grandchildren. His interests include reading and gardening. He is chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and of the UK chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce.