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, Former Minister of Finance, Mexico

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

Denise Morrison, Former President and CEO, Campbell Soup Company

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

Rafael PacchianoSecretary 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 PolmanUnilever

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

Josefa Leonel Correia SackoCommissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission 

Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, an Angolan national, is a leading African Agronomist. Read More

Oyun SanjaasurenGreen Climate Fund

Oyun Sanjaasuren is Director of External Affairs for Green Climate Fund, and former Chair of the Global Water Partnership and Member of Parliament in Mongolia. Read More

Dr. Rajiv J, ShahThe Rockefeller Foundation

Dr. Shah is President of The Rockefeller Foundation. Read More

Lindiwe Majele SibandaGlobal Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture

Lindiwe Majele Sibanda is Co-Chair of Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture, a Farmer, and a Champion for sustainable food systems.  Read More

Feike SijbesmaRoyal 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 SteerWorld Resources Institute

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

Achim SteinerUNPD

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

Tristram StuartFeedback

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

Rhea SuhNatural Resources Defense Council

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

Sunny VergheseOlam 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 ZokwanaMinistry 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