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Terra Tuscany: three days of climate action


As part of our collaboration with terras, illuminem is delighted to present Terra Tuscany.

Terra Tuscany is a targeted three-day climate action gathering for sustainability leaders. It will convene a select group of around 80 sustainability leaders, including Chief Sustainability Officers and Environmental leaders.

The event will take place on September 2-4 (Pisa, Tuscany, Italy) in the sustainable setting of Villa Lena, a villa nestled between Pisa and Florence and lauded by VOGUE as a "dream vacation destination for barefoot luxury.”

Bringing together climate leaders in a collaborative setting, Terra Tuscany presents a unique opportunity to work towards the objectives outlined in SDG17 align with SDG17, "Partnerships for the Goals." With limited seats available, it ensures an intimate environment where leaders can learn from each other, inspire one another, and collectively take action toward addressing climate challenges.

What sets Terra Tuscany apart

Terra Tuscany offers a unique experience where barriers between speakers and attendees vanish, fostering genuine connections and meaningful exchanges. It is a holistic experience designed to inspire, educate, and leave lasting impressions and insights.

Below, we highlight the key aspects that distinguish Terra Tuscany as a unique place for climate action: 

  • Strategic networking: Expanding your influence
    Attendees can engage in intimate dialogues, customized networking, and personalized matchmaking opportunities while also forging connections with global leaders such as Sandrine Dixson-Declève or Sade Fritschi Naranjo during bespoke encounters like 1:1 hikes, intimate breakfasts, or interactive workshops.
    Core points: 1:1 Dialogues with Global Leaders · Personalized Matchmaking Opportunities · Intimate Roundtables · Tailored Networking Activities

  • Leadership impact: Cultivating leadership and driving profitability
    Participants at Terra Tuscany will enjoy masterclasses on successful leadership in sustainability. They will learn directly from leaders like Daniel Schmid from SAP on how strategic sustainability leadership drives financial growth and innovation in your organization.
    Core points: Masterclasses · Interactive Workshops · Strategic Leadership · Cost-Saving Initiatives · Environmental Profitability

  • Actionable insights: Learning from global leaders
    Participants can acquire actionable insights firsthand from sustainability leaders such as Michael Kobori from Starbucks and Roberta Boscolo from the WMO. They will also engage in focused workshops tailored to address their businesses' specific sustainability challenges.
    Core points: Compliance & Regulations · Stakeholder Involvement · Prioritizing Sustainability Efforts · Creating Incentive Systems · Decision-Making Power 

  • Impactful strategies: Harnessing success stories
    Attendees will explore groundbreaking sustainability strategies shared by industry pioneers like Georg Kell, Founder of the UN Global Compact. They will delve into real-world case studies to unlock the full potential of sustainable business practices.
    Core points: Real-World Case Studies · Strategic Implementation Tactics · Results-Driven Approaches

  • Sustainability innovation: Shaping tomorrow's solutions
    Participants will gain a deep understanding of the cutting-edge technologies and emerging trends that drive positive environmental impact. They will explore the forefront of sustainability innovation with thought leaders such as Dr. Elena Morettini, Gregg Meyer, Patricio Lombardi, and Pierre Abadie.
    Core points: Sustainability Technologies & Trends · Climate Tech Investment Trends · Sustainable Product Development

Don't miss out on the opportunity to connect with global leaders and spark real change. Spaces are limited to foster intimate discussions and exclusive collaborative opportunities. Request your ticket now.

 

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Marvin Rottenberg is the Founder and CEO of terras, a company dedicated to organizing high-impact offsites for global sustainability leaders. A Thought Leader in Marketing, his prior roles include Vice President of Marketing at Tourlane and Senior Vice President of Consumer Business at Ada Health. There, he led large-scale growth initiatives. 

Marvin's efforts are currently focused on the upcoming Terra Tuscany offsite, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Sandrine Dixson-Decleve is the current Co-president of the Club of Rome. She is a Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Senior Associate and faculty member and has been named by GreenBiz among the TOP30 women shaping global green business.


Sandrine is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Sade Fritschi is the Minister of Environment, Water, and Ecological Transition of Ecuador. Originally from Galápagos, she actively supports the Las Flores de Galápagos Foundation, combating gender violence.

Sade is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Daniel Schmid is the Chief Sustainability Officer at SAP, leading global sustainability initiatives and integrating them into business strategies, processes, and operations. With a career beginning at Kiefer & Veittinger, Schmid advanced through senior management and consulting roles at SAP, contributing to its first strategic approach to sustainability. He chairs the board of econsense e.V. and serves on the Sustainability Research Advisory Board of The Conference Board. His work emphasizes innovation for sustainable impact.

Daniel is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Michael Kobori is the Chief Sustainability Officer at Starbucks, overseeing global sustainability, social impact, and ESG initiatives. He serves as an independent Director at Bunge Ltd., and on the Advisory Committee for Voluntary Foreign Assistance, The Asia Foundation’s President’s Leadership Council, and is Executive Producer of Utopia Theatre Project. Formerly, he was Vice-President at Levi Strauss & Co., and taught corporate sustainability at the University of California at Berkeley.

Michael is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Roberta Boscolo is leading the Climate and Energy workstream at the World Meteorological Organization, managing a multi-million global portfolio

Sandrine is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Elena Morettini is the Global Head of Sustainable Business at Globant, a native digital multinational company. She is a PhD geoscientist and a passionate expert in energy and sustainable tech

Sandrine is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Gregg Meyer serves as Steve Madden's Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of CSR and ESG. He brings extensive legal and advocacy expertise across private, corporate, and non-profit sectors. In his role, he spearheads initiatives to enhance Steve Madden's and the fashion industry's environmental footprint while mitigating negative impacts. 

Gregg is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Patricio Lombardi is the Executive Director of the Environmental Markets Fairness Foundation, a strategic alliance forged between regions, governments and civil organizations from the Global South. Patricio was the first ever appointed climate minister in the Americas, as Secretary of Climate Change of Argentina.

Patricio is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Pierre Abadie is Group Climate Director at Tikehau Capital and Co-head of the Group's private equity energy transition and decarbonisation practice. He has over 20 years of experience in the energy and energy transition sectors. Pierre previously worked at TotalEnergies for 16 years, most notably in the Gas and Renewables division, before joining Tikehau Capital and becoming Co-head of Tikehau Capital's Energy Transition private equity fund, which was launched in 2018.

Pierre is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Morten Dyrholm serves as Group Senior Vice President of Marketing, Communications, Sustainability, and Public Affairs at Vestas Wind Energy, having been with the company for over a decade. Based at Vestas Headquarters in Denmark, Dyrholm leads external relations and public affairs. His tenure includes three years in China focusing on business development and government affairs.

Morten is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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Georg Kell is a prominent figure in the field of sustainable business and corporate social responsibility. He is the founding Director of the UN Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. He currently serves as the Chairman of Arabesque, a technology company that uses AI and big data to assess sustainability performance. Georg is also the spokesperson for the Volkswagen Sustainability Council where he plays an instrumental role in promoting the company's sustainability initiatives.

Georg is a confirmed keynote speaker at Terra Tuscany, the sustainability leaders offsite powered by illuminem.

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