The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a Global Vision for Humanity: signed by 193 Heads of State these 17 goals were adopted for the 2030 Agenda – but, making them real is everyone’s responsibility.
The UN SDG Advocates are Ambassadors who promote the goals.
Let Marc, as a UN SDG Advocate, help to explain how they are a wonderful roadmap to a beautiful future that we can all achieve.
Since 2015 Marc has spoken all over the world on the SDGs to help everybody to understand what is behind them, the meaning and the wonderful guide they are to remaine below 1.5° of warming by 2030.
There is psychological importance to them as well as monetary investment needed for sustainable infrastructure, which is not clear to see and understand at first glance.
Innovators Magazine Q & A with Marc
What does ‘Impact Innovation’ mean to you?
Impact innovations disrupt, help or solve more than a million people’s problem or address a Global Grand Challenge through meaningful impact to society and markets. It means bringing exponential impact innovations to solve people and planetary problems in exponential times.
Life Member, Influencer, Expert Advisor and Speaker for AHK German Italian Chamber of Commerce.
Systems Thinker, Dynamic Modeler, and Adjunct Professor for futur/io Institute & Green Brand Academy.
Our world is made up of complex systems that can be modeled and mimicked to create sustainability: exponential function, technologies, and desirable futures, such as executive training, bespoke ideation experiences and future scenario research, all to support a new leadership in exponential times.
All these are part of a think tank supported by a tribe of experts across Europe and the U.S. – in order to unlock best future opportunities.
The World Economic Forum’s Expert Network brings together close to 5,500 leading experts from academia, business, government, international organizations, civil society, the arts, and the media committed to improving the state of the world by helping to shape the global agenda. The network focuses on digital collaboration around key Insight Areas, covering economies, industries and global issues. Experts are encouraged to share their own research and analysis, organize around specific discussions or opportunities, and engage with existing Forum projects, events and research.
Marc was trained by Al Gore as a Climate Speaker and is the Germany & Austria Country Manager for the Climate Reality Project.
Marc is a member of Al Gore’s Climate Speakers Network and does also event moderation: he has given numerous climate presentations, workshops, mentored hundreds of climate leaders and has spoken at several TEDx Events.
Marc attends ca. 30 events a year as a Speaker, SDG Advocate or Attendee: so if you want to have him at your event, please plan in advance.
Marc is Ambassador of Future Food Institute. Founded in 2014 in Bologna (Italy), the Future Food Institute is a non-profit trust and an entire ecosystem that makes food innovation a key tool to face the great challenges of the future, speaking to the world. Its soul is focused on education: thanks to strategic global partnerships, has given life to the international Food Innovation Program, a 2nd level 12 months Master University Course, held at University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Unimore) realized by FFI and the Institute for the Future of Palo Alto (California).
Marc is striving to reform the agriculture, food and beverage industry, by speaking globally on Climate Change and Food Reform, by consulting and showing entrepreneurs how to build and grow resilient, sustainable and profitable businesses.
He is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of ANJA GmbH & Co. KG and the ALOHAS ECO-Center, a sustainable food and beverage production company, that creates renewable energy and resources without fossil fuels, greenhouse gas emissions and waste.
As an expert for sustainable development, he consults companies in their renewable transition with specialization in innovative systems, recycling, packaging, organics, raw and vegan products.
Marc is involved in a joint program between EAT and WBCSD : a Food Reform for Sustainability and Health (FReSH) is designed to accelerate transformational change in global food systems, to reach healthy, enjoyable diets for all, that are produced responsibly within planetary boundaries.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Abraham Lincoln
December 2017, Marc will be the Cover story of “The Innovator Magazine”, published by Team Media.
The Innovation of Agriculture, Food, and Beverages are Marc’s specialty and main focus:
Complex sustainable creation that works in harmony for the betterment of People and Planet well beyond 2050.
Marc is one of the world’s leading voices on sustainability and the future of the planet.
Serial & Social Entrepreneur
Through many trials and tribulations in building up companies as a hands-on maker, Marc has fine-tuned the skills and ability to see the unseen bigger picture – The Overview Effect or Cosmic Perspective.
He sees the world with optimism not only as it is today, but as it could be!
As an Innovator knowing the power of Exponential Growth and Quantum Leaps, he helps when crossing the chasm from Early Adopters to Early Majority on the diffusion of innovation curve of life.
The Anthropocene has brought us increasingly unpredictable Climate Conditions that show no signs of improving. We need Resilient Sustainable Infrastructures in place Worldwide not only to remain below 1.5 degrees of warming but to ensure a future that is enjoyable, beautiful, and livable for 9 Billion people in 2030. Global Food Reform is the number one Industry and Infrastructural change required to meet this grand challenge.Marc Buckley