A new key biodiversity platform for cross sectoral collaboration
For its inaugural launch, World Biodiversity Summit will help define what world leaders and the private sector in biodiversity and climate action need to do in the medium and long term to achieve sustainable development and hinder further biodiversity loss, focusing on partnerships and investment mechanisms as levers of progress. World Biodiversity Summit is a platform for responding to accelerating biodiversity loss, by using the Paris Agreement as a framework to learn from, promoting relevant solutions, innovations, and leadership networks, strengthening nature restoration and conservation. Nature-based solutions will be highlighted, from specificecosystems to global possibilities.
21 September 2023
SECOND, New York, USA
Alongside UNGA 78 & Climate Week NYC
Chief Sustainability Officer, Moët Hennessy
Since April 2020, Sandrine Sommer has joined Moet Hennessy as Chief Sustainability Officer. She oversees Moët Hennessy Sustainability strategy for the 25 Wine & Spirits’ Maisons and implement CSR initiatives worldwide in all markets. She is supported by long-term experts from different Maisons to manage all the scopes of Sustainable Development.
With this internal ecosystem, she coordinates initiatives to regenerate soils in all terroirs, to mitigate climate change through the value chain, to support communities around the world and to empower people within Moët Hennessy.
Before that, Sandrine worked for 13 years as Chief Sustainability Officer at Guerlain where she created and developed a game changing Corporate Social & Environmental strategy.
Sandrine is proud to belong to a committed Group, which is aiming to push its ambition for society and environment forward, without compromising the quality of luxury.
In France and internationally, Sandrine participated to several forums and events on sustainability and was a jury member of the Luxe Pack in Green Award for 8 years. She used to teach Luxury Management and Marketing to specialized MBAs.
Sandrine holds an engineer degree in Packaging and started her career at Mars in the Packaging Development department, before joining LVMH Group in 1999. At LVMH, Sandrine held several positions as Head of Packaging at Moët & Chandon, Make Up For Ever then Guerlain in 2005. In 2007, she created and became Head of Guerlain Sustainable Development department and became in 2020 Chief Sustainability Officer at Moet Hennessy.