Global Future Council on Clean Air

Council mission and objectives

Air pollution is the largest environmental risk to public health and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths globally. Exposure even at relatively low levels poses risks to health. Calls for urgent action on reducing air pollution have been increasing, with organizations worldwide joining voices to promote clean air and establish air quality as a key priority on political, scientific and policy-making agendas. The Global Future Council on Clean Air is promoting an integrated approach to improving air quality based on scientific evidence, strong political action and a participatory approach that includes different stakeholders.

World Economic Forum Council Managers:
- Shannon Engstrom, Specialist, Centre for Nature and Climate
- Roderick Weller, Project Lead, Clean Air

Mobilizing thought leadership for impact

The Global Future Councils serve as a brain trust for leaders from government, business and civil society, and support the Forum’s mission by bringing together experts bound by a shared mission to discuss the most critical issues, generate insights and analysis, and collaborate in shaping agendas.


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