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Leticia Kawanami

Global Sustainability Manager at Suzano

Leticia leads the international sustainability agenda Suzano SA. She advises the leadership team in international engagements and supports the international commercial teams in their sustainability strategy and relationships with clients.  Previously she led the Natural Climate Solutions Alliance at the World Economic Forum where she also worked in the Tropical Forest Alliance and on the strategic agenda for engaging Latin American Governments. Prior to the Forum, she helped develop sustainable business projects in Latin America with the International Finance Corporation (IFD) and advised multilaterals, governments and NGOs with Dalberg Global Development Advisors. Letícia had a career in international finance with Procter & Gamble before pursuing an MBA at HEC and a Masters at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She believes coordinated action between governments, civil society and businesses is instrumental to tackle the world’s biggest issues. She lives in São Paulo with her two daughters and husband.