Violaine Berger - Director, Ecosystems & Landscape Management at WBCSD
Violaine Berger leads the Ecosystems & Landscape Management Cluster of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a global coalition of some 200 companies focusing on sustainable development. Among other responsibilities, she leads projects aiming to scale up business investments in natural infrastructure, restoration of degraded land, and implementation of landscape approaches.
She previously led the development and roll out of Business Ecosystems Training (BET), a capacity building program that aims to equip business with the skills they need to better measure, manage and mitigate their ecosystem impacts and dependencies. She is also coordinated the WBCSD’s Water Project work on the value of water, which developments include a Business Guide to Water Valuation.
Dr Muralee Thummarukudy
Chief of Disaster Risk Reduction at the United Nations Environment Programme