Drawing on the expertise and international renown of its members, the Foresight Committee guides the Veolia Institute and steers its development.
At its last annual meeting, it invited a multidisciplinary panel of experts to discuss geopolitical events and trends concerning essential services and critical resources.
Philippe Chalmin is Chairman of the Observatoire des prix et des marges agricoles et alimentaires. He presented his CyclOpe report, which gives an overview of raw materials: their prices, availability and tensions, followed by a time for discussion and debate.
Franck Aggeri is professor of management at Mines Paris-PSL, a specialist in the circular economy, ecological transition issues and responsible innovation. He is also co-director of the "urban mines" chair dedicated to the circular economy and a columnist for Alternatives Economiques.
What are nature-based solutions? How do they address the water security challenge? What are the possible financing models for these solutions? These are questions that Sophie Trémolet, Europe Freshwater Director The Nature Conservancy, answers.
Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore, Chief Executive Officer of Novethic, explains that to safeguard planet Earth, respect planetary boundaries, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to fight against global warming, we need to mobilize the entire "planet Finance".