How to Reverse Climate Change - talk with Wessel Koning & Suze Gehem

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Stichting Mediamatic

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1019 BS Amsterdam

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Wessel Koning, Justdiggit & Suze Gehem will speak about how re-greening is a great and scalable solution to reverse climate change.

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Doors will open at 19:30. Event starts at 20:00.

In this talk, Wessel Koning, Director of Business Development and Partnerships at Justdiggit, reveals how climate change can be reversed by bringing back vegetation.

Justdiggit partners with big brands to make dry lands green again on a large scale, positively impacting climate, nature and people. He will share the case study of Timberland , in which they will bring back 10 million trees as part of the larger commitment of 50 million trees and the Nature Needs Heroes campaign,see the partnership announcement here.

He will be joined by Suze Gehem who will shed light on her efforts to create green rooftops. With the Rooftop Revolution, Suze is unleashing a true roof revolution to bring new nature areas back to the city, contributing to the conservation of biodiversity.

Afterwards there will be a Q&A panel to open up the dialogue with the audience.This event will be moderated by Jorn Wemmenhove, co-founder of Humankind, the agency for urban change. He is on a mission to create cities that are human and kind to ourselves, others and our planet. Jorn is one of the 'heroes' that are part of the Nature Needs Heroes campaign, collaborating with Timberland to bring back nature into our cities.

Suze Gehem, Rooftop Revolution

Rooftop Revolution Photo credit: Alice Wielinga

Founded in 1973, Timberland is a global outdoor lifestyle brand based in Stratham, New Hampshire, with international headquarters in Switzerland and Hong Kong. Best known for its original yellow boot designed for the harsh elements of New England, Timberland today offers a full range of footwear, apparel and accessories for people who value purposeful style and share the brand’s passion for enjoying – and protecting -- nature.

At the heart of the Timberland® brand is the core belief that a greener future is a better future.This comes to life through a decades-long commitment tomake products responsibly, protect the outdoors, and strengthen communities around the world. To share in Timberland’s mission to step outside, work together and make it better, visit one of our stores, timberland.com or follow us @timberland. Timberland is a VF Corporation brand.

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1019 BS Amsterdam

Netherlands

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