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Speakers

All invited speakers are actively working on climate transformation. We are very happy to have them as sustainability and / or procurement experts and to get practical insights into how to transform companies and decarbonize their supply chains. Together they will highlight best practices and show how business, society and environment can work together - to make Scope 3 Action our Business.

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Stefan Rahmstorf is Professor of Ocean Physics at the University of Potsdam and Head of the Earth System Analysis Department at PIK. In 2017, he was the first scientist outside the USA to be awarded the Climate Communication Prize.

Jim Giles is vice president of the Net Zero program at GreenBiz. He is responsible for developing VERGE Carbon, a conference dedicated to the business opportunities in the emerging carbon economy and VERGE Net Zero, a new standalone event designed to help companies navigate to a climate-positive future.

Dr. Olaf Stange is Head of Supplier Decarboninization at Bayer, where he leads the Scope 3 Program within the pharmaceutical supply chain. He has over 19 years of experience in various innovation and procurement roles, including being  Chair of the TfS GHG Scope 3 Work Stream. 

Olaf Stange

Together for Sustainability (TfS), Chair of the Scope 3 Work Group,

 Head of Supplier Decarbonization Bayer

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

With extensive experience in project implementation in the Global South, cooperation regarding the voluntary carbon market and migration program coordination, her key skills include environmental management, climate projects, and research. Sina Brod’s academic background lies in Sustainability Management and Cultural Sciences. Since February 2024, she leads the Foundation's Research and Consulting division.

Sina Brod

Foundation Development and Climate Alliance

Head of Research

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

Maximilian Droste is Senior Project Manager at amc Group, working on wholistic transformation projects. With a passion for implementation and a robust background in procurement, Maximilian enjoys driving sustainability initiatives and optimizing supply chain processes.

Maximilian Droste

amc Group 

Decarbonization Enthusiast & Procurement Professional

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

Canan Aktas is an expert in sustainability and procurement, currently serving as Senior Global Sustainability Purchasing Manager at Henkel. Canan has played a pivotal role as Climate Procurement Lead, developing strategies for Henkel’s Net Zero pathway and focused on Scope 3 supplier climate programs.

Canan Aktas

Henkel

Global Sustainable Purchasing Manager

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Stefan Rahmstorf is Professor of Ocean Physics at the University of Potsdam and Head of the Earth System Analysis Department at PIK. In 2017, he was the first scientist outside the USA to be awarded the Climate Communication Prize.

Jim Giles is vice president of the Net Zero program at GreenBiz. He is responsible for developing VERGE Carbon, a conference dedicated to the business opportunities in the emerging carbon economy and VERGE Net Zero, a new standalone event designed to help companies navigate to a climate-positive future.

As Manager for CSR and Sustainable Supply Chain, Tabea Münch is responsible for sustainable supplier management at Atruvia AG, the digitizer for the German coop banks (“Genossenschaftliche FinanzGruppe”). In her role she is also responsible for compliant implementation of LkSG, CSRD and CSDDD as well as corporate decarbonisation. 

Tabea Münch

Atruvia AG 

Manager CSR and Sustainable Procurement

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

 Sven has been working in logistics, as mechanical engineer and in the railway sectors since 1996, focusing on purchasing and supply chain management. His particular expertise lies in sustainable procurement projects as well as the implementation of decarbonization strategies. Since 2021, he advises Europe-wide on the integration of environmental impacts into procurement.

Sven Schirmer

ÖBB HOLDING 

Corporate Procurement Coordinator

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

Co-Founder and Chief Climate Officer of The Climate Choice. With extensive experience in the climate tech industry, she previously co-founded MOWEA, worked as a Venture Developer at the Blockchain Company Builder NBT AG, and served as Corporate Accelerator Manager DACH at Climate KIC.

Lara Obst

The Climate Choice

Co-Founder & Chief Climate Officer

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

Lena Sophie Engel is the Sustainability Director at TÜV Rheinland, where she leads initiatives focused on sustainability, climate action, and strategic change.  She is also a certified from the "Leading Sustainability: High Impact Leadership" program from the University of Cambridge.

Lena Engel

TÜV Rheinland Group

Director Sustainability

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Stefan Rahmstorf is Professor of Ocean Physics at the University of Potsdam and Head of the Earth System Analysis Department at PIK. In 2017, he was the first scientist outside the USA to be awarded the Climate Communication Prize.

Jim Giles is vice president of the Net Zero program at GreenBiz. He is responsible for developing VERGE Carbon, a conference dedicated to the business opportunities in the emerging carbon economy and VERGE Net Zero, a new standalone event designed to help companies navigate to a climate-positive future.

Stefan Unger is responsible for Supply Chain Sustainability at ZEISS, where he focuses on innovative and sustainable manufacturing processes.

His work is focused on significantly contributing to reducing CO2 emissions and improving resource efficiency within the company's supply chain.

Stefan Unger

Carl Zeiss SMT AG

Director Supply Chain Management

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

Dr. Thomas Schulte is Senior Vice President at BOSCH. Over 20 years, he has held various international operative & strategic roles within supply chain and purchasing. Besides implementing award winning approaches for supply chain sustainability, his focus is set on functional excellence, enabling transition, and solutions for competitive yet resilient supply chains.

Dr. Thomas Schulte

Robert BOSCH GmbH

Senior Vice President & Supply Chain Expert

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

Yasha Tarani is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Climate Choice, leading among others the Scope 3 Action Group. With a background in media management and economics, Yasha previously founded the SaaS company resmio, leading it to become a prominent restaurant software provider in Germany.

Yasha Tarani

The Climate Choice

CEO & Scope 3 Activist

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

Dr. Susanne Köhlerworks at myclimate Deutschland gGmbH, where she supports companies on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), science-based CO2 targets (SBTi), and climate strategy since 2021. Prior, Susanne gained extensive experience in research, sustainability, and international collaboration.

Susanne Köhler

myclimate

Climate Expert

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

Gunnar Büchter is the Vice President of Global Sustainability and Executive Director of Procurement at Yanfeng Automotive Interiors.

He leads the company's sustainability initiatives, focusing on decarbonization and responsible procurement as part of Yanfeng's commitment to the Science-Based Targets Initiative​. 

Gunnar Büchter

Yanfeng

Vice President Sustainability & Executive Director Procurement

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

Isabelle Fischer is the Operations Manager at The Climate Choice, a Berlin-based company focused on decarbonizing supply chains. With a background in psychology and organizational consulting, she has experience in people management and operations across various startups​.

Isabelle Fischer

The Climate Choice

Operations Manager

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Yvonne Zwick undertook various positions in the office of the German Council for Sustainable Development from 2004 onwards. She works as an expert in EFRAG's SME working group, which is developing the European sustainability reporting standard for companies.

Yvonne Jamal is  specialized in sustainable procurement and wants to ensure that sustainable action becomes the standard for the economy by imparting relevant knowledge, connecting people and organizations and working for the implementation  of the 17 SDGs.

Pascal, Head of Sustainable & Responsible Sourcing at Continental - Contitech AG, is driving supply base decarbonization and responsible value chain implementation. With over a decade of experience in sustainability and innovation management across the automotive sector, he has a proven track record of enhancing value chain transformation.

Pascal Bayard

Continental - Contitech AG

Head of Sustainable & Responsible Sourcing

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