TEDxBerlin 2010 "Fantastic Reality: How We Shape Our Future" - "Wake Up Call for Rainforest Markets"
Dr. Maritta Koch-Weser is Founder and President of Earth3000, an international non-profit organization based in Germany. Earth3000 supports innovations in governance for environment and development.
Since 2009,Dr. Koch-Weser has also been General Coordinator of the "Amazônia em Transformação: História e Perspectivas" program at the Institute of Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo, Brazil.
Maritta Koch-Weser has had a distinguished career in international development, as an anthropologist and an environmentalist.
Her field experience in international development and environment spans the regions of Latin America, South & East Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, parts of the Middle East, Eastern Europe & countries of the Former Soviet Union, while her work on the boards of the World Bank, The World Conservation Union, The Global Exchange for Social Investment, the Social Stock Exchange Association, and other organizations ensures that she is no stranger to the legal and bureaucratic implementation of sustainable development.