Champions 12.3 consists of executives from governments, businesses, international organizations, research institutions, farmer groups, and civil society dedicated to inspiring ambition, mobilizing action, and accelerating progress toward achieving SDG Target 12.3 by 2030. All serve in a personal capacity. The Champions are:

José Antonio Meade, Minister of Finance, Mexico
José Antonio Meade is the Minister of Finance for the country of Mexico, having been appointed to this role in August 2015. Read More


Denise Morrison, President and CEO, Campbell Soup Company
Denise Morrison is President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company. Read More



Rafael Pacchiano, Secretary of the Environment and Natural Resources, Mexico
Rafael Pacchiano is the Secretary of the Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) for the country of Mexico, having been appointed to this role in August 2015. Read More


Paul Polman, Unilever
Paul Polman is the CEO of Unilever, having served in the position since January 2009. Read More



Juan Lucas Restrepo Ibiza, Global Forum on Agricultural Research
Juan Lucas Restrepo Ibiza is the Chairman of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research. Read More



Oyun Sanjaasuren, Global Water Partnership
Oyun Sanjaasuren is Chair of the Global Water Partnership and a Member of Parliament in Mongolia. Read More



Dr. Rajiv J, Shah, The Rockefeller Foundation
Dr. Shah is President of The Rockefeller Foundation. Read More



Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
Lindiwe Majele Sibanda is Vice President for Country Support, Policy, and Delivery with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa.  Read More


Feike Sijbesma, Royal DSM
Feike Sijbesma is the CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board for Royal DSM, a position he has held since 2007. Read More



Andrew Steer, World Resources Institute
Dr. Andrew Steer is the President and CEO of the World Resources Institute. Read More



Achim Steiner, UNPD
Achim Steiner serves as Administrator of United Nations Development Programme.  Read More



Tristram Stuart, Feedback
Tristram Stuart is the founder of numerous organizations and campaigns relating to food and specifically food loss and waste. Read More


Rhea Suh,
Natural Resources Defense Council
Rhea Suh is the President of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a position she has held since 2014. Read More


Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, African Union
Rhoda Peace Tumusiime is the former Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture at the African Union. Read More



Sunny Verghese, Olam International
Sunny Verghese is the Co-Founder, CEO and Group & Managing Director of Olam International. He co-founded the company in 1989. Read More



Senzeni Zokwana, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, South Africa
Senzeni Zokwana is the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Republic of South Africa, serving since 2014. Read More