Since 2012, Kees Baldé has served as a consultant to the United Nations University’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS). He is also the head of waste statistics as part of the environmental statistics team at Statistics Netherlands. Kees initiated and was a key contributor to the 2011 report on Green Growth in the Netherlands. His work has led to the development of a common methodology for the recast of the European Union’s Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive, a detailed assessment of the fate of electronic waste (e-waste) in various European countries. He has also worked on setting guidelines to measure e-waste statistics in the context of the UN Partnership of measuring Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Development.