Climate Activist, UN Advisor, Resilient Futurist
As an Advocate for the SDG’s, UN Advisor and Resilient Futurist, Social Innovation, Climate Change, Agriculture, Food, and Beverage Expert Network member of the World Economic Forum, Global Food Reformist, and Sustainable Futurist, Marc is on a mission to empower billions of global citizens to live an adaptive lifestyle of health and sustainability within planetary boundaries.
Marc has been involved in Climate Activism for a long time and would love to show you how to run faster than climate change by being an impactful and exponential human being. One of the first to be trained by Al Gore as a Climate Speaker he has made getting through the Climate Crisis towards Resilient Desirable Futures his life’s work. As an Advocate for the SDG’s, UN Advisor and Resilient Futurist, Social Innovation, Climate Change, Agriculture, Food, and Beverage Expert Network member of the World Economic Forum, Global Food Reformist, and Sustainable Futurist, Marc is on a mission to empower billions of global citizens to live an adaptive lifestyle of health and sustainability within planetary boundaries.
Marc is the host of Inside Ideas https://www.youtube.com/c/InsideIdeas a Video and Audio Podcast produced by OnePoint5 Media and Innovators Magazine. Systemic change is needed to move us on to the right side of history. Marc Buckley talks with the game-changers on a mission to get us there as fast as possible. He takes a deep dive with thought leaders, Innovators, Futurists, and those solving Global Grand challenges. Listen to renowned experts share their insight on topics including sustainability, environmentalism, global food reform, SDG plan to get us to 2030, regenerative practices, systems thinking, critical thinking, innovation, new economic models, and new civilization frameworks. Available on Social media, YouTube, Spotify, iTunes News, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Breaker, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Overcast, and Pocket Casts.
His aim is to reform the agriculture, food and beverage industry with impactful projects and moonshot companies. For example, he teaches and speaks worldwide on climate change and food reform. Marc has also taught entrepreneurs how to build and grow resilient, sustainable, and profitable businesses.
The most prominent examples are ALOHAS Resilience Foundation and the ALOHAS ECO-Center, which he co-founded and where he serves as Chief Executive Officer. The ALOHAS ECO-Center is a sustainable food and beverage production company that creates renewable energy and resources without fossil fuels, greenhouse gas emissions, or waste. As an expert on sustainable development, Marc consults for companies in their renewable transition with specialization in innovative systems, recycling, packaging, and organic, raw, and vegan products.
As a Social Serial Entrepreneur, he has been involved in many companies as well as several international family businesses: indeed he comes from five generations of Germanys largest organic farmers and four generations of European Hydroponic Agronomists.
Marc is also a Champion for Global Citizen social movement to end extreme poverty. Founder of For Everyone Earth. Member of Climate Chain Coalition. Member of ResearchGate and Future Earth Network. Former Germany and Austria Country Manager for Al Gores Climate Reality Project and an international speaker on the climate crisis. Active Member of UN SDSN and SDGAcademy. Member of BOMA Global Brain Trust. Delegate at EAT Stockholm Food Forum. Party Delegate at UNFCCC COP events. Sustainable Futurist for the UN conducting Workshops setting the Roadmap for desirable futures to 2050 UNFCCC Resilience Frontiers and Resilience Lab. An ambassador for Future Food Institute. Adjunct Professor for Berlin School of Sustainable Futures, University of Applied Sciences. Committee member for Environment and Innovation for the Italian Federation of Human Rights FIDU – Federazione Italiana Diritti Umani.
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President & CEO, Partnership for a Healthier America
Nancy E. Roman leads the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to creating lasting, sustainable change that transforms the culture of food and activity so that all children grow up healthy. During her tenure, Nancy has led PHA to more fully recognize the impact of food on chronic disease and to embrace objectives advancing global sustainable nutrition.
Prior to joining PHA, Nancy was the President and CEO of the Capital Area Food Bank, working to solve hunger and its companion problems: chronic undernutrition and diet-related disease. Under her leadership, the food bank became a national voice for embedding health and wellness in hunger relief work.
Nancy sat on the leadership team of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), overseeing public policy, private partnerships, and communications for the world’s largest humanitarian agency feeding 100 million people in 75 countries. She chaired WFP’s Investment Committee with more than $1 billion under management and served on the Nutrition Advisory Committee of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Prior to joining WFP, Nancy served as Vice President of the Council on Foreign Relations, President of the G7 Group, a strategic consulting firm, and as a journalist, covering politics, the US Congress, foreign policy and economics.
Nancy is a member of the board of trustees of Global Communities, an international NGO that works on hunger, health, micro-finance and lending to support lives and livelihoods, and of the Millennial Action Project (MAP), which organizes nonpartisan communities to find common ground on the issues facing millennials and future generations. She was recently named one of “The Most Powerful Women in Washington” by Washingtonian magazine. She speaks internationally on women in leadership and on the power of food to shape health.
Nancy holds a Master of Arts degree in International Economics and American Foreign Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and French from Baylor University. She is married to Steven Cohen and has two children, Daniel and Taylor.