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November 6, Glasgow, Stockholm, Washington DC, Nairobi, Online

Building Momentum for Change

COP26 Backdoor

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November

6

at

17:00

CEST

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EST

EDT

6

,

2021

November 6, Glasgow, Stockholm, Washington DC, Nairobi, Online

Building Momentum for Change

COP26 Backdoor

We Don't Have Time
Intuit

Building Momentum for Change

Welcome to day six of our daily broadcasts from the negotiations floor at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. We bring COP26 to you –  live from Glasgow and our hubs in Nairobi, Washington DC and Stockholm.

Highlights: Voices from the youth movement, Marco Rodzynek, Founder at NOAH Advisors Ltd. and NOAH Conference, and Tech solutions.

Tickets to participate in physical hubs:
GlasgowStockholmWashington DCNairobi

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Program highlights

All times in Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Find out your local timezone.

Please observe: The broadcast start has been delayed with up to 15 minutes.

Broadcast starts at approx.17:15 GMT (Glasgow), 18:15 CET (Stockholm), 12:15 EST (Washington DC), 20:15 EAT (Nairobi)

17:15 GMT (approx.) — Introduction: Building Momentum For Change

Daily COP26 briefing — what is going on in Glasgow and the negotiations with interaction from our Hubs in Stockholm, Nairobi, Washington D.C and online audience.

  • United Nations Development Programme: Messages to our world leaders.

17:20 GMT — Young voices

  • Paul Behrens, author of the book "The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Futures from the Frontiers of Climate Science".
  • Ulrik Westman, Head of Policy Unit, Department of Global Coordination, Swedish Society for Nature Conservation.
  • Cynthia Riddle, Dale Walkonen and Rupert Read, Organisation Facing Future
  • Dale Walkonen, Executive Producer, FacingFuture.TV
  • Professor Rupert Read, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of East Anglia
  • Johannes Wesemann, Founder of AllRise: The Planet vs Bolsonaro.
  • Sophia Mathur, Climate Activist
  • Geoffrey Mboya, Youth Advisor & Climate Activist
  • Neeshad Shafi, Executive Director at the Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar

18:30 GMT —  Digital makes sustainable profitable, Data, Marketing & Social

  • Marco Rodzynek, Founder at NOAH Advisors Ltd. and NOAH Conference.
  • Ingmar Rentzhog, Founder an CEO We Don't Have Time
  • David Katz, Founder and CEO Plastic Bank
  • Jarvis Smith, Co founder My Green Pod

19:15 GMT —  Will tech save us all?

Listen to discussions about tech solutions to the climate crisis.

  • Paul Stevers, President of Think Renewables Group, Inc. & Co-Founder of Climate Solutions Advancement Network (ClimateSAN).
  • Dr. Wal van Lierop, Executive Chairman and Founding Partner at Chrysalix Venture Capital.
  • Sophia Kianni, United Nations Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change
  • Sean Kinghorn, Global Sustainability Lead, Intuit
  • Tommie Eaton, Founder, BambuuBush
  • Sara Andrews, CEO and Founder Wanderful Boxes
  • Amanda Ashworth, Founder, Saffrons Design

20:00 GMT — Summary & End Of Broadcast

Questions from HUB experts: Dr. Robert Ndungu Josphine, Veterinarian & Research scientist (Nairobi), Dr. Sweta Chakraborty, We Don't Have Time (Washington, DC).

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Hosts and co-presenters

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson

 (
SE
)
Host, We Don't Have Time

Hosting this broadcast is Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson, an expert moderator, lecturer, and devoted workshop-leader in facilitating sustainable development. Catarina moderates for the EU Commission, the Swedish Government, corporations, local municipalities, and universities. She lectures based on the UN Sustainable Global Development Goals internationally and has TV-skills from her background as a television program host at SVT, Swedish Public Television. She is also content director at A Sustainable Tomorrow and chairwoman of the independent think tank Global Utmaning (Global Challenge).

Nick Nuttall

 (
UK
)
Host, Strategic Communications Director, We Don't Have Time

Hailing from the North of England, Nick supports We Don't Have Time with a focus on international strategic communications and advice. Nick graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, with a Bachelor of Science. Previously with the Times Newspaper London, the U.N. Environment and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, Nick was the Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the Paris Agreement of 2015. More recently, he has served as the Director of Communications for the Global Climate Action Summit that took place in San Francisco in September 2018 and as the International Strategic Communications Director for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020. A passionate fan of English football team Burnley, Nick is also often seen warbling backing vocals at concerts for the German pop singer/songwriter Bernadette La Hengst.

https://www.earthday.org

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty

 (
US
)
Risk and behavioral scientist, President, US Operations We Don't Have Time

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty is a risk and behavioral scientist. She is recognized as an expert communicator who helps household decision-makers better understand existing and emerging risks to be better prepared to thrive on a rapidly changing planet. From climate change, food and water insecurity and scarcity, social strife, over-population, and pandemics, Dr. Chakraborty is the go-to person to learn the truth about, implications of, and the solutions to the risks that threaten human security and well-being. Sweta is a board member and President, US Operations for We Don´t Have Time.

http://swetachakraborty.com

Anita Soina

 (
KE
)
Environmental Warrior, Founder SpiceWarriors

Anita Soina is a 21 year old Kenyan environmental Warrior and Climate Activist. 2021 TedX Speaker, Founder of SpiceWarriors Environmental Organization and Author of “The Green War” book. She’s also a sustainability digital influencer.

Dr Robert Ndungu Josphine

 (
KE
)
Veterinarian & Research scientist (Infectious Diseases)

Dr. Robert is veterinarian and infectious disease researcher motivated by the need to build resilient community driven - public health systems and solutions to tackle threats to human health and food security. I hold a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Nairobi (2013) and MSc in Immunology of Infectious Diseases from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2016). I also have extensive experience in social justice advocacy and community centred public health interventions with a focus on marginalized communities including LGBTI persons, people living with disabilities and rural marginalized communities. My current interest is in exploring how climate change influences human and animal health and applying community driven One Health models to build public health resilience and adaptation to climate change.

Selected speakers

Marco Rodzynek

 (
DE
)
CEO of NOAH Advisors

Marco started his career at Lehman Brothers in 1998, where he became the Head of European Internet Investment Banking based in London with US coverage responsibilities. In 23 years, Marco has been involved in over 90 announced M&A deals and 20 IPOs/Leverage Buyouts with a total transaction value of over $120bn, including Fotolia, Bigpoint, Yad2, Facile, Trovit, Flixbus, Parship, Pipedrive, BrightData (Luminati), Bumble/Badoo, Volocopter and Investing.com. NOAH Advisors is also the organizer and owner of NOAH Conference which is now in its 12th year and will resurface in Zurich, 7+8th of December 2021 with an extended concept including profitable and sustainable companies. NOAH Conference hosted 95% of European’s growth investors and over 60% of European’s unicorns on stage. NOAH’s and Marco”s focus now on protecting environmental ecosystems through natural capital and technology solutions, like JuicyData

Ingmar Rentzhog

 (
SE
)
CEO and founder of We Don't Have Time

Official “eco-warrior” according to The Sun and “Mark ZuckerVert” according to FranceTV2, Ingmar is serial entrepreneur and nominated for a DI Gasell Award, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year, Veckans Affärer Supertalent, Sweden’s Environmental Influencer 2018, and International Gamechanger of the Year. He’s a member of Al Gore’s Climate Reality and European Climate Policy Task Force.

http://www.wedonthavetime.org

Dr. Wal van Lierop

 (
CA
)
Executive Chairman and Founding Partner at Chrysalix Venture Capital

Wal is an award-winning venture capitalist, business leader and visionary in innovation, sustainability and cleantech, with unique industry insights gained through deep operational experience as a venture capitalist, corporate executive, international consultant and university professor. Wal founded Chrysalix in 2001, and shaped it into one of the most respected venture capital firms globally for cleantech and industrial innovation. During this time, he helped raise more than $350M for Chrysalix and participated in more than $1.5B in venture capital funding. He has sourced, invested in and advised numerous companies, assisting them from the start-up phase to scaling up their breakthrough solutions for the new “post-fossil fuels” economy, while engaging them with large multinational companies for their innovation strategies.

Paul Stevers

 (
CA
)
President of Think Renewables Group, Inc. & Co-Founder of Climate Solutions Advancement Network (ClimateSAN)

Paul Stevers is a serial cleantech and social entrepreneur, a Canadian engineer and inventor. After selling his stake in a medical waste technology company, he founded a non-profit called CharityHelp International to support children in Afghanistan and Africa. In 2010, he founded Think Renewables, Inc. in the US to develop a series of computer-related products that are designed to operate in challenging environments such as Afghanistan and parts of Africa. Then in 2014, Paul founded Think Renewables Group to help coordinate the operations of his various companies, further develop the group’s technologies and services. In 2018, he co-founded Climate Solutions Advancement Network (ClimateSAN), which facilitates investment in climate solutions and supports initiatives to encourage large-scale action on climate change.

Ramases and Selket

 (
UK
)
Life Child

Ramases and Selket were a man and wife musical duo who launched their musical career in the late 1960's having had an epiphany that they were the reincarnation of Egyptian icons. They released two singles namely 'Crazy One' (on CBS records) and 'Screw You' (recently used in 2019 on 'Killing Eve' in the infamous lipstick scene) and a couple of albums in the 1970's. In 1971 they recorded their debut album called 'Space Hymns' at Strawberry Studios in Manchester with the nascent 10cc (Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman, Kevin Godley and Lol Creme) as backing musicians, whose lead track is 'Life Child' warning about the consequences to our earth of man-made pollution. Sadly in 1976 Ramases passed away. In 2021 his widow Selket re-recorded parts of 'Life Child' with new lyrics and sounds at the end of the song as a positive affirmation resolving its message and giving hope for a solution if we each look after our own little corner which she performed at the Stockport Plaza in September to a receptive young audience.

Sophia Kianni

 (
IR, US
)
U.S. Representative on the United Nations Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change

Sophia Kianni is an Iranian-American environmentalist studying climate science and public policy at Stanford University. She is the founder and executive director of Climate Cardinals, an international nonprofit with 8,000 volunteers in 40+ countries working to translate climate information into over 100 languages. She represents the U.S as the youngest member of the inaugural United Nations Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change. She has been named VICE Media’s youngest Human of the Year, a National Geographic Young Explorer, and BuzzFeed’s youngest Woman to Watch.

Johannes Wesemann

 (
AT
)
AllRise Founder

Johnny is an entrepreneur, ex-Uber GM Austria, MD of Strudel, a company builder, developing digital businesses alongside visionary enterprises. AllRise is a non-profit, developing environmental litigation initiatives, and seeks to hold these individuals accountable for their actions.Our mission at AllRise is straightforward: We fight environmental destruction with the power of the law and ensure that future acts of destruction result in criminal prosecution.

Rupert Read

 (
UK
)
Professor

Rupert Read is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK, a campaigner for the Green Party of England and Wales, former spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion and co-founder of the Green Activists Network, GreensCAN. He is the author of various books, including Parents for a Future - How loving our children can prevent climate collapse.

Cynthia Riddle

 (
US
)
Executive Director, Facing Future

Cynthia Riddle is the new Executive Director of Facing Future, having worked closely with Stuart Scott to ensure its continuity. Previously she had a long career in film production and founded the Eco-Committee at the Director's Guild of America. Her passion for holistic health led to the launch of the Healthy Children-Healthy Planet program in 1998 which introduced school children in Los Angeles to organic gardening and healthy eating. Cynthia is a trained practitioner of the Way of Council, a communication practice that focuses on empathy and active listening. She is also a fierce advocate of diversity and inclusion in our climate work.

Dale Walkonen

 (
US
)
Executive Producer, FacingFuture.TV

Dale Walkonen is the host and executive producer of Facing Future.TV, the channel that Stuart Scott created in his last years. Having co-hosted with him on many programs, she is now transforming the process to include others as the many faces of FacingFuture. Dale was formerly a legislative consultant for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and an Adjunct Professor of Communications at several colleges and universities. She anchored the news desk on The One Show on cable TV. She is a playwright and a poet focusing on environmental themes.

Paul Behrens

 (
UK
)
Dr (Assistant Professor of Environmental Change), Leiden University

Paul Behrens is a British author and academic in environmental change at Leiden University. His popular science book, The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Futures from the Frontiers of Climate Science (Indigo Press 2021) describes humanity’s current trajectory and possible futures in paired chapters of pessimism and hope, on topics including the economy, energy, land and population. He is editor and author of Food and Sustainability (Oxford University Press, 2019). His research on food and energy systems, land use and climate change has appeared in scientific journals and media outlets such as The New York Times, Scientific American, Nature Sustainability, Nature Energy, Nature Communications, PNAS and the BBC.

Jarvis Smith

 (
UK
)
Co founder My Green Pod

In Jarvis Smith two worlds collide with dynamic effect. On one hand a proud hippie, mystic, self-confessed tree-hugger and radical eco-warrior, Jarvis is also a thought leader, entrepreneur, speaker and renowned online retail businessman. His work gracing global publications, he now partners with and is advising brands including Natwest, HSBC, Deloitte, Citrix, the Parliament Trust, Octopus Energy, Yeo Valley and Weleda. It was in the middle of 14 years’ Shamanic training that Jarvis’ true awakening happened, during the filming of 2007 Channel 4 reality TV show ‘Dumped’. Shot on location on a Croydon landfill, the experience opened Jarvis’ eyes to the vast devastation human lifestyle waste was having on the planet.

Geoffrey Mboya

 (
KE
)
Youth Advisor and Climate Activist

Geoffrey is a Youth Advisor for WeDon'tHaveTime and Climate Activist from low-lying land in Nairobi and has felt firsthand climate impacts in the form of environmental degradation around his neighbourhood. Inspired by his background, Geoffrey advocates for the connection between climate action and poverty. He speaks passionately and urgently about social justice, environmental protection, climate change, indigenous rights, and more, and isn’t afraid to call out corporate leaders and others who have contributed to our environmental crises. Despite the backlash he has received from, politicians, and even strangers, Geoffrey remains determined to continue his activism and bring about meaningful change.

Neeshad Shafi

 (
QA
)
Executive Director

Neeshad Shafi is an Environmentalist, Speaker and Social Change Advocate best known for his work on environmental and climate change activism and policy in the Middle East. He was distinguished as one of the ‘World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019 and is currently the Co-founder & Executive Director at the Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar.

Sophia Mathur

 (
CA
)
Fridays for Future activist and CCL lobbyist

Sophia Mathur was born in April 2007 in Sudbury, Ontario. Sophia’s environmental lobbying to politicians began at age 7 and has taken her all the way to the US Congress and the Canadian Parliament with the organization Citizens’ Climate Lobby. She embraced Greta Thunberg’s call for youth climate action on November 2, 2018, and was the first youth outside Europe to initiate Fridays for Future strikes from the first day of the action. Sophia was proud to win the 2019 Canadian National Museum of Nature Youth Inspiration Award, and to be recognized as Starfish Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists under the age of 25 in 2020. With Ecojustice, Sophia is one of seven young people challenging the Ford Government in court for weakening Ontario’s 2030 climate target.

Ulrik Westman

 (
SE
)
Head of Policy Unit, International Department

Ulrik Westman is heading the Policy Unit at the International Department at the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC) based in Stockholm. Previously Mr. Westman worked at the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency where he was responsible for international cooperation since 2011. Before that he worked at the International Secretariat at the Ministry of the Environment in Stockholm and even earlier for UN-Habitat based in Nairobi. He is a town planning architect by training.

David Katz

 (
CA
)
Founder and CEO Plastic Bank

David has been named one of the world’s most compassionate entrepreneurs by Salt magazine. He is the recipient of the United Nations Lighthouse award for Planetary Health, recipient of the Paris Climate Conference Sustainia community award, recipient of the Earnst and Young Lifetime Achievement award, is the Past President of the Vancouver Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), and named the Entrepreneur Organizations, Global Citizen. David is the founder and CEO of The Plastic Bank, an internationally recognized solution to ocean plastic. The Plastic Bank is a global network of micro recycling markets that empower the poor to transcend poverty by cleaning the environment. The Plastic Bank is an eco-system that provides an opportunity for the world to collect and trade plastic waste as a currency. Global partners include SC Johnson, Henkel, Procter & Gamble, Carton Pack and Advansa and more. His humanitarian work has earned him international recognition. David has been featured in hundreds of international news and investigative articles, including Forbes, Time Magazine, Fast Company, Business Week, and National Geographic. David can be found at TED.com, is featured in an award-winning documentary and starred in an international reality television show. David is a steward of the earth and a champion for the poor.

Sean Kinghorn

 (
US
)
Global Sustainability Lead, Intuit

Sean Kinghorn is the Global sustainability leader for Intuit. He is a solutions-oriented leader with 20 years of experience in sustainability planning, sustainable business practices, green building consulting, and environmental planning. Expertise in “profitability through sustainability” by integrating sustainable business practices with financial goals and objectives. Responsibilities include project management, sustainability consulting, environmental planning, research, issue analysis and client and agency coordination.

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Hosts and co-presenters

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson

 (
SE
)
Host, We Don't Have Time

Hosting this broadcast is Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson, an expert moderator, lecturer, and devoted workshop-leader in facilitating sustainable development. Catarina moderates for the EU Commission, the Swedish Government, corporations, local municipalities, and universities. She lectures based on the UN Sustainable Global Development Goals internationally and has TV-skills from her background as a television program host at SVT, Swedish Public Television. She is also content director at A Sustainable Tomorrow and chairwoman of the independent think tank Global Utmaning (Global Challenge).

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Nick Nuttall

 (
UK
)
Host, Strategic Communications Director, We Don't Have Time

Hailing from the North of England, Nick supports We Don't Have Time with a focus on international strategic communications and advice. Nick graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, with a Bachelor of Science. Previously with the Times Newspaper London, the U.N. Environment and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, Nick was the Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the Paris Agreement of 2015. More recently, he has served as the Director of Communications for the Global Climate Action Summit that took place in San Francisco in September 2018 and as the International Strategic Communications Director for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020. A passionate fan of English football team Burnley, Nick is also often seen warbling backing vocals at concerts for the German pop singer/songwriter Bernadette La Hengst.

https://www.earthday.orgRead less
Read more

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty

 (
US
)
Risk and behavioral scientist, President, US Operations We Don't Have Time

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty is a risk and behavioral scientist. She is recognized as an expert communicator who helps household decision-makers better understand existing and emerging risks to be better prepared to thrive on a rapidly changing planet. From climate change, food and water insecurity and scarcity, social strife, over-population, and pandemics, Dr. Chakraborty is the go-to person to learn the truth about, implications of, and the solutions to the risks that threaten human security and well-being. Sweta is a board member and President, US Operations for We Don´t Have Time.

http://swetachakraborty.comRead less
Read more

Anita Soina

 (
KE
)
Environmental Warrior, Founder SpiceWarriors

Anita Soina is a 21 year old Kenyan environmental Warrior and Climate Activist. 2021 TedX Speaker, Founder of SpiceWarriors Environmental Organization and Author of “The Green War” book. She’s also a sustainability digital influencer.

Read less
Read more

Dr Robert Ndungu Josphine

 (
KE
)
Veterinarian & Research scientist (Infectious Diseases)

Dr. Robert is veterinarian and infectious disease researcher motivated by the need to build resilient community driven - public health systems and solutions to tackle threats to human health and food security. I hold a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Nairobi (2013) and MSc in Immunology of Infectious Diseases from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2016). I also have extensive experience in social justice advocacy and community centred public health interventions with a focus on marginalized communities including LGBTI persons, people living with disabilities and rural marginalized communities. My current interest is in exploring how climate change influences human and animal health and applying community driven One Health models to build public health resilience and adaptation to climate change.

Read less
Read more

Selected speakers

Marco Rodzynek

 (
DE
)
CEO of NOAH Advisors

Marco started his career at Lehman Brothers in 1998, where he became the Head of European Internet Investment Banking based in London with US coverage responsibilities. In 23 years, Marco has been involved in over 90 announced M&A deals and 20 IPOs/Leverage Buyouts with a total transaction value of over $120bn, including Fotolia, Bigpoint, Yad2, Facile, Trovit, Flixbus, Parship, Pipedrive, BrightData (Luminati), Bumble/Badoo, Volocopter and Investing.com. NOAH Advisors is also the organizer and owner of NOAH Conference which is now in its 12th year and will resurface in Zurich, 7+8th of December 2021 with an extended concept including profitable and sustainable companies. NOAH Conference hosted 95% of European’s growth investors and over 60% of European’s unicorns on stage. NOAH’s and Marco”s focus now on protecting environmental ecosystems through natural capital and technology solutions, like JuicyData

Read less
Read more

Ingmar Rentzhog

 (
SE
)
CEO and founder of We Don't Have Time

Official “eco-warrior” according to The Sun and “Mark ZuckerVert” according to FranceTV2, Ingmar is serial entrepreneur and nominated for a DI Gasell Award, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year, Veckans Affärer Supertalent, Sweden’s Environmental Influencer 2018, and International Gamechanger of the Year. He’s a member of Al Gore’s Climate Reality and European Climate Policy Task Force.

http://www.wedonthavetime.orgRead less
Read more

Dr. Wal van Lierop

 (
CA
)
Executive Chairman and Founding Partner at Chrysalix Venture Capital

Wal is an award-winning venture capitalist, business leader and visionary in innovation, sustainability and cleantech, with unique industry insights gained through deep operational experience as a venture capitalist, corporate executive, international consultant and university professor. Wal founded Chrysalix in 2001, and shaped it into one of the most respected venture capital firms globally for cleantech and industrial innovation. During this time, he helped raise more than $350M for Chrysalix and participated in more than $1.5B in venture capital funding. He has sourced, invested in and advised numerous companies, assisting them from the start-up phase to scaling up their breakthrough solutions for the new “post-fossil fuels” economy, while engaging them with large multinational companies for their innovation strategies.

Read less
Read more

Paul Stevers

 (
CA
)
President of Think Renewables Group, Inc. & Co-Founder of Climate Solutions Advancement Network (ClimateSAN)

Paul Stevers is a serial cleantech and social entrepreneur, a Canadian engineer and inventor. After selling his stake in a medical waste technology company, he founded a non-profit called CharityHelp International to support children in Afghanistan and Africa. In 2010, he founded Think Renewables, Inc. in the US to develop a series of computer-related products that are designed to operate in challenging environments such as Afghanistan and parts of Africa. Then in 2014, Paul founded Think Renewables Group to help coordinate the operations of his various companies, further develop the group’s technologies and services. In 2018, he co-founded Climate Solutions Advancement Network (ClimateSAN), which facilitates investment in climate solutions and supports initiatives to encourage large-scale action on climate change.

Read less
Read more

Ramases and Selket

 (
UK
)
Life Child

Ramases and Selket were a man and wife musical duo who launched their musical career in the late 1960's having had an epiphany that they were the reincarnation of Egyptian icons. They released two singles namely 'Crazy One' (on CBS records) and 'Screw You' (recently used in 2019 on 'Killing Eve' in the infamous lipstick scene) and a couple of albums in the 1970's. In 1971 they recorded their debut album called 'Space Hymns' at Strawberry Studios in Manchester with the nascent 10cc (Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman, Kevin Godley and Lol Creme) as backing musicians, whose lead track is 'Life Child' warning about the consequences to our earth of man-made pollution. Sadly in 1976 Ramases passed away. In 2021 his widow Selket re-recorded parts of 'Life Child' with new lyrics and sounds at the end of the song as a positive affirmation resolving its message and giving hope for a solution if we each look after our own little corner which she performed at the Stockport Plaza in September to a receptive young audience.

Read less
Read more

Sophia Kianni

 (
IR, US
)
U.S. Representative on the United Nations Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change

Sophia Kianni is an Iranian-American environmentalist studying climate science and public policy at Stanford University. She is the founder and executive director of Climate Cardinals, an international nonprofit with 8,000 volunteers in 40+ countries working to translate climate information into over 100 languages. She represents the U.S as the youngest member of the inaugural United Nations Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change. She has been named VICE Media’s youngest Human of the Year, a National Geographic Young Explorer, and BuzzFeed’s youngest Woman to Watch.

Read less
Read more

Johannes Wesemann

 (
AT
)
AllRise Founder

Johnny is an entrepreneur, ex-Uber GM Austria, MD of Strudel, a company builder, developing digital businesses alongside visionary enterprises. AllRise is a non-profit, developing environmental litigation initiatives, and seeks to hold these individuals accountable for their actions.Our mission at AllRise is straightforward: We fight environmental destruction with the power of the law and ensure that future acts of destruction result in criminal prosecution.

Read less
Read more

Rupert Read

 (
UK
)
Professor

Rupert Read is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK, a campaigner for the Green Party of England and Wales, former spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion and co-founder of the Green Activists Network, GreensCAN. He is the author of various books, including Parents for a Future - How loving our children can prevent climate collapse.

Read less
Read more

Cynthia Riddle

 (
US
)
Executive Director, Facing Future

Cynthia Riddle is the new Executive Director of Facing Future, having worked closely with Stuart Scott to ensure its continuity. Previously she had a long career in film production and founded the Eco-Committee at the Director's Guild of America. Her passion for holistic health led to the launch of the Healthy Children-Healthy Planet program in 1998 which introduced school children in Los Angeles to organic gardening and healthy eating. Cynthia is a trained practitioner of the Way of Council, a communication practice that focuses on empathy and active listening. She is also a fierce advocate of diversity and inclusion in our climate work.

Read less
Read more

Dale Walkonen

 (
US
)
Executive Producer, FacingFuture.TV

Dale Walkonen is the host and executive producer of Facing Future.TV, the channel that Stuart Scott created in his last years. Having co-hosted with him on many programs, she is now transforming the process to include others as the many faces of FacingFuture. Dale was formerly a legislative consultant for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and an Adjunct Professor of Communications at several colleges and universities. She anchored the news desk on The One Show on cable TV. She is a playwright and a poet focusing on environmental themes.

Read less
Read more

Paul Behrens

 (
UK
)
Dr (Assistant Professor of Environmental Change), Leiden University

Paul Behrens is a British author and academic in environmental change at Leiden University. His popular science book, The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Futures from the Frontiers of Climate Science (Indigo Press 2021) describes humanity’s current trajectory and possible futures in paired chapters of pessimism and hope, on topics including the economy, energy, land and population. He is editor and author of Food and Sustainability (Oxford University Press, 2019). His research on food and energy systems, land use and climate change has appeared in scientific journals and media outlets such as The New York Times, Scientific American, Nature Sustainability, Nature Energy, Nature Communications, PNAS and the BBC.

Read less
Read more

Jarvis Smith

 (
UK
)
Co founder My Green Pod

In Jarvis Smith two worlds collide with dynamic effect. On one hand a proud hippie, mystic, self-confessed tree-hugger and radical eco-warrior, Jarvis is also a thought leader, entrepreneur, speaker and renowned online retail businessman. His work gracing global publications, he now partners with and is advising brands including Natwest, HSBC, Deloitte, Citrix, the Parliament Trust, Octopus Energy, Yeo Valley and Weleda. It was in the middle of 14 years’ Shamanic training that Jarvis’ true awakening happened, during the filming of 2007 Channel 4 reality TV show ‘Dumped’. Shot on location on a Croydon landfill, the experience opened Jarvis’ eyes to the vast devastation human lifestyle waste was having on the planet.

Read less
Read more

Geoffrey Mboya

 (
KE
)
Youth Advisor and Climate Activist

Geoffrey is a Youth Advisor for WeDon'tHaveTime and Climate Activist from low-lying land in Nairobi and has felt firsthand climate impacts in the form of environmental degradation around his neighbourhood. Inspired by his background, Geoffrey advocates for the connection between climate action and poverty. He speaks passionately and urgently about social justice, environmental protection, climate change, indigenous rights, and more, and isn’t afraid to call out corporate leaders and others who have contributed to our environmental crises. Despite the backlash he has received from, politicians, and even strangers, Geoffrey remains determined to continue his activism and bring about meaningful change.

Read less
Read more

Neeshad Shafi

 (
QA
)
Executive Director

Neeshad Shafi is an Environmentalist, Speaker and Social Change Advocate best known for his work on environmental and climate change activism and policy in the Middle East. He was distinguished as one of the ‘World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019 and is currently the Co-founder & Executive Director at the Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar.

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Sophia Mathur

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Fridays for Future activist and CCL lobbyist

Sophia Mathur was born in April 2007 in Sudbury, Ontario. Sophia’s environmental lobbying to politicians began at age 7 and has taken her all the way to the US Congress and the Canadian Parliament with the organization Citizens’ Climate Lobby. She embraced Greta Thunberg’s call for youth climate action on November 2, 2018, and was the first youth outside Europe to initiate Fridays for Future strikes from the first day of the action. Sophia was proud to win the 2019 Canadian National Museum of Nature Youth Inspiration Award, and to be recognized as Starfish Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists under the age of 25 in 2020. With Ecojustice, Sophia is one of seven young people challenging the Ford Government in court for weakening Ontario’s 2030 climate target.

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Ulrik Westman

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Head of Policy Unit, International Department

Ulrik Westman is heading the Policy Unit at the International Department at the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC) based in Stockholm. Previously Mr. Westman worked at the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency where he was responsible for international cooperation since 2011. Before that he worked at the International Secretariat at the Ministry of the Environment in Stockholm and even earlier for UN-Habitat based in Nairobi. He is a town planning architect by training.

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David Katz

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Founder and CEO Plastic Bank

David has been named one of the world’s most compassionate entrepreneurs by Salt magazine. He is the recipient of the United Nations Lighthouse award for Planetary Health, recipient of the Paris Climate Conference Sustainia community award, recipient of the Earnst and Young Lifetime Achievement award, is the Past President of the Vancouver Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), and named the Entrepreneur Organizations, Global Citizen. David is the founder and CEO of The Plastic Bank, an internationally recognized solution to ocean plastic. The Plastic Bank is a global network of micro recycling markets that empower the poor to transcend poverty by cleaning the environment. The Plastic Bank is an eco-system that provides an opportunity for the world to collect and trade plastic waste as a currency. Global partners include SC Johnson, Henkel, Procter & Gamble, Carton Pack and Advansa and more. His humanitarian work has earned him international recognition. David has been featured in hundreds of international news and investigative articles, including Forbes, Time Magazine, Fast Company, Business Week, and National Geographic. David can be found at TED.com, is featured in an award-winning documentary and starred in an international reality television show. David is a steward of the earth and a champion for the poor.

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Sean Kinghorn

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Global Sustainability Lead, Intuit

Sean Kinghorn is the Global sustainability leader for Intuit. He is a solutions-oriented leader with 20 years of experience in sustainability planning, sustainable business practices, green building consulting, and environmental planning. Expertise in “profitability through sustainability” by integrating sustainable business practices with financial goals and objectives. Responsibilities include project management, sustainability consulting, environmental planning, research, issue analysis and client and agency coordination.

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NOAH Conference aims to be a digital and physical collaboration platform for over 67 stakeholder groups to bring sustainable and measurable impact to the World.
The fully hybrid event on the 6 – 7th December in Zurich will continue the 12 year long journey of NOAH to connect the smart capital with the most exciting startups.
NOAH is a fully curated and invitation only event. In total, over 1,000 speakers are invited from small niche players, often undiscovered or underrated to the biggest European Unicorns, who made NOAH to what it is today. Over the last 12 years, NOAH brought together startups who collectively grew their valuations by 35x since they first spoke at NOAH – the combined value is over EUR 600 billion. It is our dream and passion to have the same chart in 10 years full of sustainable companies.
Sustainability is the new digital driving a global paradigm shift from pure monetary to also include the global natural ecosystems. Read more about NOAH conference on www.noah-conference.com

A special thanks to our tech partner Prime Computer for providing technical equipment to our hubs.

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