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World Biodiversity Summit - NY

World Biodiversity Summit 2022

Sustainability is center stage with Capgemini at World Biodiversity Summit 2022 in New York

World Biodiversity Summit – New York is where the brightest minds in sustainability gather to bridge knowledge gaps in climate and biodiversity and gather solutions for the future. The program features topics within key industries impacting biodiversity such as agriculture, forestry, water, cities, and energy.

Program topics include:

  • Public-private partnerships through the use of ambition loops
  • Financial flows for regenerative and nature-based solutions
  • Nature-positive supply chains
  • The protection of marine ecosystems
  • The role of technology in protecting biodiversity.

Hear from leaders and experts in sustainability from across different sectors of business, government, and organizations focused on bold leadership and the right investments to power strategies for action.

Capgemini Invent Speaker Sessions

How Can Technology Reverse the Biodiversity Crisis?

September 21 |14:30-14:45 EDT

Selected Summit partners present key technological innovations that are driving the nature-positive transition. Highlighting how using technology to address the biodiversity crisis offers important co-benefits – restoring ecosystems and associated services while also generating revenue.

Florent Andrillon
Vice-President, Climate and Environmental Sustainability Global leader, Capgemini Invent

Florent leads Sustainability and Climate services for Capgemini Invent globally. Florent joined Capgemini Invent in 2005. He has worked in France and abroad with players in the Energy and Utilities sector: large companies, players wishing to enter this market or parapublic organizations. He has supported these organizations for 18 years with their strategic projects of energy transition, acceleration, and global transformation.

Looking towards Sharm el-Sheikh: Outcomes for Biodiversity at COP27

September 21 |14:45-15:00 EDT

Biodiversity is set to play a prominent role in the upcoming COP27 negotiations, as recognition grows of the connected climate and biodiversity crises, and, in turn, of the connected solutions.  In this closing address, a selected high-level speaker will offer their insights into the negotiations, and the associated potential outcomes, challenges, and next steps. They will discuss the negotiations with particular reference to their implications for biodiversity, business, and finance. 

Jean-Baptiste Perrin
Vice-President, Invent for Society Global Leader, Capgemini Invent

Jean-Baptiste leads Capgemini Invent’s impact initiatives and projects – in both social and environmental territories. He started his consulting career at Capgemini France in February 2007. Following 8 years of innovation & strategy consulting, Jean-Baptiste became chief of staff to CEO in 2014 and then CMO of Capgemini Invent in 2017. Since 2020, he has led 50+ projects in sustainable development, education, employment, digital inclusion and health.

Additional Summit speakers

More incredible speakers take the stage at the Summit

Brenda Mallory
Chair, Council on Environmental Quality, The White House

Brenda Mallory was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 14, 2021 and sworn in as the 12th Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). She is the first African American to serve in this position. As Chair, she advises the President on environmental and natural resources policies that improve, preserve, and protect public health and the environment for America’s communities.

Emma Stewart
Sustainability Officer, Netflix

Emma Stewart, Ph.D., is the Netflix Sustainability Officer. She previously led World Resources Institute’s global work on urban efficiency, climate, and finance. She is a Board member for Ecomedes and served on the Board of the U.S. Green Building Council.

Jens Nielson
CEO, World Climate Foundation

Jens Nielsen has worked in more than 20 countries performing strategy and transformation work for some of the largest companies in the world, including as an industry leader in PricewaterhouseCoopers in the nineties. He was a top executive during the global roll-out of one of the largest PR and communications company Cision PR Newswire, through the early 2000s.

Don’t miss this full day of learning from the expert advice and perspectives from World Biodiversity Summit – New York event.