Villars Institute Summit 2023


The inaugural Villars Institute Summit took place on 15-17 March at the Villars Palace Hotel with 200 experts, entrepreneurs, investors, and philanthropists. The aim of the Summit was to address the climate and biodiversity crises holistically through interdisciplinary cooperation to accelerate systemic change.


- (1.5hrs)

Hotel Check-In & Summit Registration

- (15min)

Theatre - Plenary Hall

01 The Mission of the Villars Institute - Plenary Session

Julia Marton-Lefèvre

- (1.25hrs)

Theatre - Plenary Hall

02 The Net Zero and Nature Positive Equation - Plenary Session

Sonia Medina
Cristián Samper
Nik Gowing

- (15min)

Intermission between Session 02 & 03

- (1hr)

Theatre - Plenary Hall

03 Villars Institute Distinguished Lecture - Plenary Session

Tim Flannery


- (1.5hrs)


04a Villars Institute Summit Dinner

- (1.5hrs)

Victoria Hotel Les Saisons

04b EAT-Lancet 2.0 Commission Dinner & Global Trade for a Sustainable Future Dinner