Sissel Waage is the Director, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR).
Sissel Waage is the director of biodiversity and ecosystem services at BSR. She has over 20 years of experience working on environmental and sustainability issues in North America, Europe and Africa. Her areas of focus have included sustainable business, corporate environmental strategy, water risk and opportunity, ecosystem services, conservation-based entrepreneurship and economic development, as well as community-based conservation.
Business investment in natural capital is needed as an adaptation strategy: Wetlands can buffer flooding. Coastal mangroves can diminish the impact of storm surges. Forests sequester carbon and filter water.