Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace is an ethologist and conservationist best known for the 60-year study of wild chimpanzees in Gombe, western Tanzania.
A world renowned scientist who invites people in general and the scientific community particularly to reflect about our human loving nature. He has published many books and given talks all over the world. He is co-founder of Matríztica and chilean National Science Award 1994.
Senior Lecturer in the MIT Management Sloan School and co-founder of the Presencing Institute. He chairs the MIT IDEAS program for cross-sector innovation and introduced the concept of “presencing”—learning from the emerging future—in his
bestselling books Theory U and Presence.
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is the father of both social business and microcredit, the founder of Grameen Bank. The Fortune Magazine named Professor Yunus in March 2012 as “one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time”. In 2006, Professor Yunus and Grameen Bank were jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize. He has appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, Newsweek and Forbes Magazine.
Fritjof Capra is an Austrian-born American physicist, systems theorist and deep ecologist. In 1995, he became a founding director of the Center for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, California. He is on the faculty of Schumacher College. Author of several books, including The Tao of Physics (1975), and The Systems View of Life (2014).
Peter Senge has been at the forefront of organizational learning, leadership development and systems change since his classic text The Fifth Discipline in 1990. His work centers on promoting shared understanding of complex issues and shared leadership for healthier human systems and includes major initiatives focused on global food systems, climate change and the future of education.
Movement artist, began her career dancing in Anna Sokolow’s Players’ in NYC. She founded Perspectives In Motion in 1988. Her focus later shifted to explorations in education, collaboration, and interdisciplinary projects. Over 40 years of deep immersion in dance, yoga and the martial arts, she continues to teach, write, research and advocate on behalf of systemic health through the lens of embodiment.
Entrepreneur and author of The Blue Economy. In 1994 he founded the Zero Emissions Research Initiative (ZERI), a network of 2800 scientists, professors and intellectuals, who are rethinking innovations to make business and operations as sustainable as possible.
He is a member of the Club of Rome.
Co-creator of Cultural-Biology and developer of the art and science of the Liberating Conversation, carrying out her work from the study of the understanding the origin of human pain and suffering, as well as the processes of generation, realization and conservation of individual and collective well-being.
Nominated by the Chilean presidency and the United Nations as the High Level Climate Champion for the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC), to mobilize climate action in non-state actors around the world. Co-founder of TriCiclos, organization that offers a transformative service that would help the environment while also being financially sustainable.
Indian scholar, environmental activist. In 1979, she completed and received her PhD in the Foundations of Quantum Theory at the UWO. Her quantum training and her work in ecology has enabled her to understand the limitations of the mechanistic Monoculture of the Mind. Founder of the Research Foundation for Science Technology and Ecology, she has been at service to our planet, the protection of Biodiversity, and people’s rights.
Three times nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for developing effective dialogue between nuclear weapons policy-makers worldwide and their critics, Dr. Scilla Elworthy is the founder of the Oxford Research Group
and Peace Direct. Scilla was adviser to Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Sir Richard Branson in setting up ‘The Elders’. She wrote "The Business Plan for Peace: Building a World Without War", and "The Mighty Heart".
Pedro Tarak is Senior Leader of Global Bridge Builders, co-founder of Sistema B and former President of Sistema B International and Board Member of the Wellbeing Economy Foundation in the UK. He is co-founder of Emprendia an international adviser to Guayaki, a B Corp company that produces energy drinks made from organic yerba mate and dedicated to regenerating the South Atlantic Forest and the sense of community of its inhabitants.
Founder of the P2P Foundation and Research Director of CommonsTransition.org, a platform for policy development and a founding member of the Commons Strategies Group. He has co-published books
and reports (with Vasilis Kostakis), "Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy", and more recently "P2P: The Commons Manifesto".
A visiting faculty at the Faculties IIMA & IITB and Academy Professor, ACSIR. He is founder of the Honey Bee Network, SRISTI, GIAN and NIF.
His mission is to expand the global as well as local space for innovations. This is to ensure recognition, respect and reward for creative communities, individuals, children and tech students etc., and to augment open innovation through frugal, flexible and friendly empathetic platforms.
Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur
Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur is the 76th Custodian of the House of Mewar. He is the Chairman and Managing Trustee of Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation, Udaipur. Having converted his legacy into a business vision, he is demonstrating long-term sustainability through the vision and heritage brand 'Eternal Mewar’.
Teacher, environmentalist and Brazilian politician. Specialist in Psychopedagogy and Psychoanalytic Theory. Former Senator, Minister of the Environment and Presidential Candidate in the last three elections. Founder of the Sustainability Network Party. Has gained worldwide recognition for defending the environment, traditional communities, social justice and sustainable development.