Cynthia Muffuh joined the UN Global Compact Office in March 2022 as the Head of Human Rights and Gender Equality where she is responsible for articulating and delivering on the strategy to support business align their strategies andoperations with the Ten Principles especially around human rights and gender equality and move from commitment to action. She brings over 20 years’ experience leading global programs oninternational development and social sustainability. Throughout her career she has worked across the private sector, non-profit and intergovernmentalorganizations engaging and working with stakeholders and partners on complexglobal issues. She is a dual qualified legal practitioner with a focus on International Human Rights Law. She is married with 2 children.
John Hoekstra leads global sustainability solutions at Prologis. In this capacity, he is responsible for leading the strategy and development of sustainability solutions for Prologis customers as well as collaborating on Prologis’ own sustainability goals and plans. His focus is on scaling up renewable energy, zero emissions mobility solutions, and other initiatives around sustainable logistics in support of Prologis' net zero commitment and customer needs to decarbonize.
Prior to joining Prologis, John was the Global Vice President of Sustainability at Schneider Electric. During his 16-year tenure with the company, he partnered internally and externally on a range of sustainability topics on behalf of Schneider Electric, leading the evolution, strategy and delivery of cleantech, sustainability, and NEO Network™ services. His work included climate strategy and planning, renewable energy advisory and deployment, ESG framework evaluation and management, opportunity creation in circularity, and supply chain management for sustainability for global Fortune 1000 companies.
Previously, John held various positions in environmental management with Dell Computer, E.I. DuPont de Nemours, and Brown-Forman. John has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Louisville and is a registered professional engineer.