Sandrine Dixson-Declève

Sandrine Dixson-Decleve, Club of Rome

Club of Rome

Sandrine Dixson-Declève is the Co-President of the Club of Rome and divides her time between lecturing, facilitating change in business and policy models and advisory work. She holds several advisory positions for the European Commission and is also a Senior Associate and faculty member of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Photo: © Tim Dirven


Sandrine Dixson-Declève (Club of Rome) receives the 2024 Aenne Burda Award from DLD founder Steffi Czerny, surrounded by other well-wishers.

Aenne Burda Award Ceremony 2024

The Aenne Burda Award ceremony is an annual highlight at the DLD Munich conference. In 2024, Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Co-President of the Club of Rome, received the prestigious award for her work on sustainability and climate change throughout her career. “Sandrine has been instrumental in pushing for systematic change, emphasizing the need for a socio-economic transformation…
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Felicitas von Peter (Active Philanthopy) speaks about climate change at the DLD Munich Conference 2024, holding a microphone in front of a colorful graphical background.

Witches, Foxes & Rockies: An Arctic Learning Curve

In Greenland and the Arctic the effects of human-made climate change are becoming dramatically visible. This engaging DLD24 session, moderated by Felicitas von Peter (Active Philanthropy), highlights the importance of preserving nature for human survival. Speakers from different backgrounds, including Club of Rome co-president Sandrine Dixson-Declève, share impressions from a recent trip to Greenland where…
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Eckart von Hirschhausen (Stiftung Gesunde Erde Gesunde Menschen) and Sandrine Dixson-Declève (Club of Rome) discuss climate change and biodiversity at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

Climate, Biodiversity & Planetary Health

Eckart von Hirschhausen, a physician turned comedian, has become an advocate for planetary health. In his entertaining and informative introduction to this DLD24 panel discussion about biodiversity and planetary health he emphasizes the importance of preserving the environment for the sake of human health. Hirschhausen recalls his encounter with famous biologist Jane Goddall. “She said,…
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Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Co-President of the Club of Rome, speaks about AI and climate change, at the DLD AI Summit 2023 in Munich

Tackling the Climate Crisis

“People, the planet is burning”, Club of Rome Co-President Sandrine Dixson-Declève tells the audience at the outset of her riveting DLD talk. In her presentation, she highlights many interconnected global challenges – from climate change and environmental issues like floods, fires and biodiversity loss to increasing inequality and socio-economic issues. “We’ve got the compound effects…
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David Kirkpatrick, Jan-Gisbert Schultze, Stefan Schwarzer and Sandrine Dixson-Declève speak at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Thinking the Economy from the Soil Up

The way our economy runs is highly extractive. It goes against the living principles of life on earth – where everything that nature produces becomes the basis for new life. This DLD Munich session, moderated by journalist David Kirkpatrick, asks: How can we turn our extractive economic system into a regenerative economy which actually lives…
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DLD Munich 2022 panel discussion with Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Club of Rome, Christina Foerster, Lufthansa Group, and Felicitas von Peter, Active Philanthropy

Can the Sky Be Green?

Making air travel more sustainable is the core topic of this DLD Munich session with Sandrine Dixson-Declève (Club of Rome), Christina Foerster (Lufthansa Group) and moderator Felicitas von Peter (Active Philanthropy). Given that global CO2 emissions have almost doubled since 1980, “we can afford one single plane ride per year between Frankfurt and Rome” if…
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Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Co-President of the Club of Rome, speaks about the limits to growth at DLD Munich 2022

Limits And Beyond

Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Co-President of the Club of Rome, makes a remarkable observation in this DLD session. “We are at the risk of collapse”, she warns, calling for an urgent reform of the global economy. 50 years ago, her organization published its seminal report The Limits to Growth – now widely perceived as a wake-up call…
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Cover image collage of the DLD magazine The Promptah, second issue, showing a colorful drawing of Immanuel Kant and photos of Sarah Spiekermann, Tunde Onakoya, Gary Marcus and Holly Herndon.

The Promptah No. 2: “Dare to Know!”

The second issue of DLD’s people magazine for curious minds celebrates Immanuel Kant’s 300th birthday and explores the dawn of a new age of enlightenment.
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Climate Action: How Smart Farming Can Cool the Planet Down

The best way to reverse greenhouse emissions is to rethink agriculture and food production from the ground up, experts agree – because earth knows how to keep its temperature down. If we let it.
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Green Mobility: Powering the Future of Work And Travel

New technologies make flying and driving more sustainable – offering eco-friendly solutions for growing cities, business commutes and vacations free of flight shame.
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DLD Nature

Why invest in nature? Get expert insights about biodiversity, climate change and high-tech solutions that can help heal the planet. Join us for DLD Nature on September 12-13, 2024, in Munich…
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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DLD AI Summit 2023

This event explored how AI is reshaping every industry: from mobility to health, from agriculture to media, education, science, and politics.
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