Mr. BERTRAND BADRÉ
Senior Advisor Sustainability and ESG – BERTRAND BADRÉ
In order to provide us and our portfolio companies with an experienced sounding board on
ESG related issues and questions, we are proud to announce our co-operation with Mr.
Bertrand Badré is CEO and Founder of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital. Previously,
Bertrand was Managing Director and Group CFO of the World Bank. Prior to that, Bertrand
was the group CFO at Société Générale and Crédit Agricole.
Bertrand also served as a member of President Jacques Chirac’s diplomatic team where he
was the President’s deputy personal representative for Africa and as spokesman for the
working group on new international financial contributions to fight poverty and fund
His recent book “Can Finance Save the World?” with forewords by French President Macron
and Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown was translated in several languages. In 2004,
Bertrand authored the book “Water” with Michel Camdessus, on finance and access to
water, translated into several languages. He has recently been asked by President Macron
to co-lead the One Planet Lab with Lord Nick Stern and Paul Polman, focusing on climate,
biodiversity, oceans and finance. Bertrand is a regular writer and speaker on these issues.
Bertrand is a graduate of ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration), SciencesPo (Institut
d’Etudes Politiques de Paris), La Sorbonne and HEC business school (Hautes Etudes
Commerciales) in Paris.