The Conference

Video Statements

As part of our biodiversity initiative, we asked personalities from science, business and politics to make video statements. In them, they acknowledge the importance of biodiversity and explain what they believe needs to be done now. Here is a selection:

Mia Amor Mottley (Prime Minister of Barbados)

Johan Rockström (Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research)

Achim Steiner (Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP)

Nina Ruge (Partner UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration)

Stefan Wintels (CEO KfW-Bank)

Astrid Teckentrup (CEO DACH Procter & Gamble)

Walter Sinn (Managing Partner DACH Bain & Company)

Rolf Buch (CEO Vonovia SE)

Klaus Rosenfeld (CEO Schaeffler AG)

Alexander Birken (CEO Otto Group)

At our events on the occasion of the World Conference on Nature COP15, we show excerpts of the video statements. Here are the two summaries we showed on 29.11. at the conference „Business needs Nature – Towards a Nature-Positive Economy“ at the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt: