Felipe Arango

Partner, BSD Consulting

Felipe founded and leads BSD Consulting’s offices in Colombia, Mexico and the United States, and currently acts as Managing Director for the BSD Network. BSD is a global network providing knowledge and solutions for sustainable development. For over 16 years, BSD has engaged and partnered with organizations across sectors to advance social justice, sound environmental practices and sustainable livelihoods.

As a Partner, Felipe advises investors, businesses, public agencies, civil society organizations and educational bodies in the design of strategies and the implementation of projects towards sustainable development. He has led the concept development and deployment of sustainability / CSR strategies for leading companies in the energy, financial, extractive, food processing, media and social enterprise sectors. He has also supported clients across the globe with sustainable supply chain management, stakeholder engagement, sustainable investment strategies and sustainability reports.

In the development arena, Felipe has led the design and implementation of programs geared towards the development of sustainable supply chains, the strengthening of sustainable management systems in SMEs, inclusive business, democratic governance strengthening, gender equality, financial education, human rights, sustainable urbanism and capacity building for sustainable development.