Salesforce Chair and CEO Marc Benioff joined Planet’s “Climate Action, Silicon Valley, and the Road to COP26”panel exploring how leaders across technology, science and government can come together to address climate change. The panel was moderated by Washington Post national climate editor Trish Wilson. Marc was joined by the Nature Conservancy Chief Scientist Katharine Hayhoe,Planet Labs CEO Will Marshall, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and President of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference Alok Sharma.
The following are key quotes from Benioff:
- “We’re on the threshold of one of the greatest moments of innovation in the world — it’s going to be in the area of the environment.”
- “This is a moment where we need to empower, enable, and energize ecopreneurs who are going to get us to where we want to go.”
- “All of us need to pivot our resources to address one of the most audacious goals we’ve ever had on this planet.”
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