Amir Safaei

Amir Safaei

Manager of Climate Taxonomy, World Business Council for Sustainable Development | +41 78 952 84 45

Amir Safaei is the manager of Climate Taxonomy in the Climate and Energy team at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). His expertise lies in life cycle assessment methodology and climate taxonomy, and their application to products, services and organizations. Amir is a part of secretariat of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, currently developing the new Guidance on Carbon removals and Land sector. He also leads the methodology working group of WBCSD Value Chain Carbon Transparency Partnership.

Prior to joining WBCSD, Amir led the Sustainable Recycle Industries Program component A, where he coordinated an international coalition to collect and provide several regions (Asia, Latin America, Africa, Europe) with the capacity and data pools required for environmental reporting including GHG reporting at national and corporate levels.

Amir holds an MBA from the university of Glasgow and Ph.D. in Sustainable Energy systems from the university of Coimbra in Portugal and Massachusetts institute of Technology in USA.

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