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Peter Lacy

Chief Responsibility Officer and Global Sustainability Services Lead

Accenture

Peter Lacy is the Chief Responsibility Officer and Global Sustainability Services Lead at Accenture. He oversees the responsible business agenda across the company, ensuring sustainability is embedded into its client work by design and driving its growing portfolio of sustainability services offerings, which help clients create value and impact.

He is a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee and leads the company’s relationships with the World Economic Forum (WEF), where he co-led one of the world's largest research programs on the economic, social and environmental impact of digital transformation, and the UN Global Compact, where he has five times led the world's largest CEO study on sustainability.

In his role, Peter works closely with Accenture’s clients and ecosystem partners to help transition industries to low-carbon, net-zero pathways. He collaborates with them to manage their responsible business and sustainability impacts on IT, cloud and software, and to build responsible, transparent, trusted and circular value chains. He also partners with them to equip the future workforce to create shareholder and stakeholder value through better management of environmental, social and governance issues.

Peter also leads Accenture’s corporate initiatives on responsible business and sustainability, supporting the company and its clients in delivering business contributions to achieving the United Nations Global Compact’s Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Before assuming his current role in December 2020, Peter held various senior leadership positions across Accenture, including leading Strategy practices in Europe and Asia Pacific. He has more than two decades of industry experience advising CEOs and senior leaders of companies, governments and international organisations on strategy development, digital transformation, innovation and sustainability.