Paul Hohnen is a member of ACCSR’s sustainability reporting advisory and services team and provides high-level strategic advice on sustainability reports. He is also a partner in delivery of our Learning Programs. A special adviser to the Global Reporting Initiative and the UN Global Compact, Paul is an international sustainability consultant, speaker and author based in Amsterdam. Paul works with ACCSR on client assignments and visits Australia to co-facilitate workshops.
A former Australian diplomat, he has worked intensively with the UN, with NGOs and with business on sustainable development issues since 1989 and has an extensive track record on identifying emerging global business issues. Paul encourages the development of policy coalitions between business, labour and NGOs that explore pragmatic policy options to fast-track progress towards sustainable development.
Paul has developed a reputation as a gifted facilitator, reflecting his three-decade diplomatic and international conference experience. He specialises in multi-stakeholder discussions on issues such as sustainable development and CSR.
Paul has served on the OECD Expert Panel on CSR, and since 2004 has been participating in the International Organization for Standardisation’s Working Group on Social Responsibility to develop a global standard for social responsibility.