Global Visionaries

Entrepreneurs and thought leaders working to achieve the 17 UN sustainable development goals. UBS supports them to scale their positive impact.

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Building outbreak resilience

Dr. Kamran Khan, Blue Dot Founder & CEO

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Financing female founders

Vicki Saunders, SheEO Founder

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Inspiring green behavior

Suzy Amis Cameron, OMD Founder

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Lessons in happiness

Dr. Daniel Cordaro, The Contentment Foundation CEO

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Health via smart tech

Matteo Berlucchi, Your.MD CE

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Non-plastic packaging

Rodrigo Garcia & Pierre Paslier, Notpla CEOs

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Future fabrics

Dan Widmaier, Bolt Threads CEO and founder

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An app to fight food waste

Mette Lykke, Too Good To Go CEO

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Harvesting rain

Enrique Lomnitz, Isla Urbana General Director

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Brazilian biodiversity

Dr Suzana Padua, IPE President

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Safe homes for the elderly

Liu Ying, Langli Elderly Care co-founder

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Carbon-neutral delivery

James Chin Moody, Sendle CEO / co-founder

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Empowering Kenya's slums

Kennedy Odede, Founder, Shining Hope for Communities

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Scaling surgery with AI

Jean Nehme, Co-founder & CEO, Digital Surgery

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Animal-free burgers

Prof Mark Post, CSO Mosa Meat

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Tech to cut food waste

Marc Zornes, Winnow Founder & CEO

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Fashion not waste

Christina Dean, CEO and Founder of The R Collective and Redress

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Business in harmony with the sea

Cyrill Gutsch, CEO and founder of Parley for the Oceans

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A solar power revolution

Dr Sebastian Groh, SOLshare MD

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Schools to change lives

Paul Skidmore, chief executive of Rising Academies

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Sustainable water solutions

Stanley Samuel, ECOSOFTT founder and CEO

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Preventing pandemics

Dr Suzan Murray, Smithsonian's Global Health Program

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Fashion for education

Cameron Saul, BOTTLETOP and #TOGETHERBAND co-founder

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Drones for social good

Patrick Meier, WeRobotics co-founder and executive director

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Promoting peace in Africa

Victor Ochen, African Youth Initiative Network founder

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