Mr Bande has developed his career at Solvay, where he has held different roles, including Corporate Sustainability Officer, directly assisting the CEO on climate reporting, and Senior Executive VP on Sustainable Development.
He has been involved in the company’s preparatory work Towards Cop21 and Cop22, as well as, in the first actions towards the roll-out of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). He is also a permanent member of the technical advisory group of the Science Based Target Initiative (SBGI) on climate reporting and as a solid experience on reporting and integrated approach to data extraction, analysis and measurement.
He also has shown his thought leadership in a number of experiences within ICCA and CEFIC on climate reporting and in his interactions with organizations such as WBCSD, IIRC and the GRI.
He is currently acting as Principal Senior Adviser for CSR Europe, the European Business Network for Corporate Social Responsibility, where he has been instrumental in the work of the organization related to non-financial reporting, and continues to focus on topics related to sustainable finance and investors relations.