The Leaders4Climate initiative engages influential and well-known figures in speaking out on climate change.
Connect4Climate recognize extraordinary individuals who are making a positive and bold contribution to raising awareness and driving action on climate change at the local and global level. Connect4Climate’s Global Leaders are a select group of high-profile artists, professionals, and change-makers who are dedicated to raising awareness about climate change, the dangers it poses, and the opportunities we have to mitigate it.
Forest Whitaker, Malian singer Rokia Traore, Italian pop sensation Marco Mengoni, Don Cheadle, Liya Kebede, Livia Firth and some other influencers are supporting Connect4Climate as Global Leaders.
Lord David Puttnam, Film Producer
Atom Egoyan, Filmmaker
Filmmakers: Bernardo Bertolucci, Pablo Trapero, Wim Wenders, Marc Forster, Bob Rafelson, and Fernando Meirelles
Climate Change Experts: Gavin Schmidt, Kevin Anderson, Erik Conway, and Erick Fernandes
Rokia Traore, Malian Singer-songwriter
Rachel Kyte, former Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change
Miguel Ángel Zotto, Argentinian Tango Dancer
Liya Kebede, International Supermodel & Actress
Livia Firth, Founder of the Green Carpet Challenge
Danny Huston, Actor & Director
Taliana Vargas, Actress
Forest Whitaker, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador
Sustainable Energy for All Forum
The Sustainable Energy for All Forum (April 3-5, 2017) was the landmark gathering in which the global sustainable energy movement was celebrated. Over 1,000 high-level representatives from government, business, civil society and international organizations gathered in New York City for the 3rd Sustainable Energy for All Forum – its theme “Going Further, Faster – Together.”
The Forum was a marketplace to help broker new partnerships and ideas, spur investment and drive action towards sustainable energy and realizing Sustainable Development Goal 7. SEforAll Partners from across the globe shared their stories about how they are achieving results.
#Leaders4Climate multimedia content:
SEforALL CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All Rachel Kyte explains Sustainable Energy for All Forum to Connect4Climate
H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, interviewed by Max Thabiso Edkins, Connect4Climate
Hon. Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, Minister of Health of the Republic of Zambia, interviewed by Benjamin Steinlechner, Connect4Climate
Mafalda Duarte, Head, $8.3 billion Climate Investment Funds, interviewed by Max Thabiso Edkins, Connect4Climate
Mary Robinson, President and Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice, interviewed by Benjamin Steinlechner, Connect4Climate
Christine Lins Executive Secretary REN21, interviewed by Max Thabiso Edkins, Connect4Climate
Thomas Duveau Head of Business Development at Mobisol, interviewed by Max Thabiso Edkins, Connect4Climate
Ivan Shumkov, CEO, Build Academy, interviewed by Benjamin Steinlechner, Connect4Climate
Amory Lovins Cofounder, Chief Scientist and Chairman Emeritus Rocky Mountain Institute, interviewed by Max Thabiso Edkins, Connect4Climate
Paul Needham, Founder and Chairman, simpanetworks, interviewed by Benjamin Steinlechner, Connect4Climate
Leonide Sinsin, Founder & Associate, ARESS, interviewed by Benjamin Steinlechner, Connect4Climate
A conversation with Jane Olga Ebinger, Director of Policy at Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and Barbara Buchner, Executive Director of Climate Finance at Climate Policy Initiative
Clare Shakya, Director of Climate Change at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), interviewed by Max Thabiso Edkins, Connect4Climate