Corporations key to rescuing nature, says WWF chief

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“Today’s corporations inflict significant negative externalities on the planet,” said Sukhdev. “They need to recognise that responsibility.”

A generation ago, the idea of a veteran international banker leading a global organisation charged with saving the planet’s dwindling and besieged wildlife would have seemed far-fetched. For some, it still does. Even Pavan Sukhdev — recently appointed president of World Wildlife Fund International after a quarter century at ANZ Banking and Deutsche Bank, followed by…