World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit, NYC


Published September 2017

Bruno Roche and Jean-Christophe Flatin represented Mars Catalyst and Mars at the inaugural Sustainable Development Impact Summit in New York City. The initiative aims to advance a multi-stakeholder platform for concerted action to accelerate public-private cooperation and deploy new technological solutions required to deliver on the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate Agreement. 

The World Economic Forum will work closely with leaders from government, business, academia and civil society to: 

  • Increase the impact of existing multi-stakeholder initiatives;

  • Catalyze new partnerships and alliances; and

  • Explore how the advanced technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution could be better leveraged for sustainable development.