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Maurice Strong, in addition to serving as Chairman of the Earth Council, also serves as Senior Advisor to both the Secretary-General of the United Nations, and to the President of the World Bank. Mr. Strong is also Chairman of the World Economic Forum's "Trustees 21" initiative, Chairman of the World Resources Institute and Chairman of the Stockholm Environment Institute. Mr. Strong has previously held positions as Chairman and CEO of Ontario Hydro, as Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992 (the Earth Summit), Executive Director of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972. Mr. Strong and his professional accomplishments in Canada have resulted in a number of honors, including, membership in the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, the Swedish Royal Order of the Polar Star, the Order of Canada, and 40 honorary doctorates.

 

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