Dr. María Mendiluce

Dr. María Mendiluce


María Mendiluce is the CEO of the We Mean Business Coalition and has 25 years of experience in sustainable development, energy and climate action. As CEO, María is leading on flagship net-zero initiatives encompassing companies of all sizes and several sectors.

She sits on the Executive Board of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) that has over 3,100 companies engaged. She actively took part in the founding and is a member of the Board of the Mission Possible Partnership that works to develop decarbonization roadmaps for seven hard-to-abate sectors including cement and steel. María also co-founded the SME Climate Hub that is building a one-stop-shop for smaller companies for their net-zero commitments.

Before, María was Managing Director and member of the Senior Management Team at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

My Sustainability Goals for 2022:

I would like to make sure that Hong Kong businesses, small and big, are fully on board on the journey to halving emissions by 2030 and reaching net-zero by 2050. #Allinfor2030