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Next Generation Sustainability Leaders ahead of COP28

12 September 2023
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Shaping the future of sustainability

Date
12 September 2023
Time
17:00 – 18:00
Venue
Online Webinar
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As the world faces pressing environmental challenges, we gathered to hear from the voices shaping the future of sustainability. Our panellists represent various sectors and will delve into the relevance of COP28, the issues it aims to address, and the potential outcomes that could shape our planet’s environmental future.

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Our panellists will share their unique insights, ideas, and practical experiences in tackling climate change and promoting sustainable practices through their respective domains. We will discuss the urgent need for global action, the relevance of COP28 and explore alternative strategies for collaboration, and identify key areas where the next generation of sustainability leaders can make a difference.

Whether you are a student, a professional working with sustainability, or simply passionate about the environment and sustainability challenges, this panel discussion offers a valuable opportunity to gain deeper knowledge about COP28, its significance on the global stage, and the role of young leaders in driving positive change. 

Attendees will also be able to ask questions and interact with the panellists.

Don’t miss out on this inspiring event that showcases the voices of tomorrow’s sustainability leaders. Register now and be part of the dialogue shaping our planet’s future.

Note: This event is open to all and will be held online. Further details regarding platform access will be provided upon registration.

  • Panellists
  • Speaker Information

17:00 Log on and Welcome

17:05 Panel Session

Claire Jervis, CFA, Associate Fund Manager, WHEB | Sustainable Impact Equities | Charity Trustee

Christine Hebert,  Founder & CEO, Blue Lobster

Philipp von Bieberstein,  Co-Founder & CRO, Climatiq | Angel Investor

Moderator: Jessie Frahm, Corporate Activist and Founder, Planet One Point Five

17:50 Open Q&A

18:00 Close

Claire Jervis, CFA Associate Fund Manager at WHEB Asset Management

Claire has spent over eight years in the fund management industry. Claire joined WHEB in 2021 to pursue her passion for impact investing.

In her previous role as Associate Director at Barings, Claire took a lead role in enhancing and communicating the equity department’s approach to ESG integration and reporting. She also worked on developing the firm’s first thematic sustainable equity strategy, aligned with the UN SDGs. Claire is also a Trustee and Treasurer for a charity promoting diversity in the arts, reflecting her dedication to using her time and skills to benefit society.

Claire is a CFA Charterholder and holds the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing. She also holds a First Class degree in English from the University of Birmingham, and a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP University.

Christine Hebert,  Founder & CEO, Blue Lobster

Blue Lobster is a mission driven company aiming to incentivize sustainable fishing practices and bring more transparency into the fishing industry. Their digital marketplace allows sustainable fishermen to sell directly to customers, thereby surpassing the usually long chain of middlemen. Christine Hebert is Blue Lobster’s co-founder (alongside Nima Tisdall) and CEO, leading market expansion and overall company strategy.

Philipp von Bieberstein,  Co-Founder & CRO, Climatiq | Angel Investor

Philipp is the co-founder and chief commercial officer of Climatiq, a carbon calculation engine for SAAS providers who want to integrate sustainability metrics into their product. Most of his previous career was spent at Google (running Google Play in Europe) and various early stage companies as COO. Philipp holds an MBA from Judge Business School in Cambridge and is fluent in English, German and French.

Jessie Frahm, Corporate Activist and Founder, Planet One Point Five

Jessie is a renowned sustainability and communication specialist. From Unilever, to Alliance Insurance, and Greenpeace to Disney and Arla Foods, she has worked on some of the worlds leading brands. She is a bit of a sustainability fanatic with a sense for business, as she holds an MSc from the Aarhus School of Business (Denmark), is a Cambridge Sustainability alumni and a sustainability professional under the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).