Women's Forum  Singapore 2024


Christine Amour-Levar

HER Planet Earth

Founder & CEO


Christine Amour-Levar is a French-Swiss-Filipina social entrepreneur, philanthropist, and climate investor. Having begun her global career with Nike, she honed her skills as a sustainability and human rights advisor. She founded two impactful NGOs: Women on a Mission (WOAM), promoting women's education and skills amidst adversity, and HER Planet Earth, emphasising climate resiliency for marginalised women through wildlife conservation, coral restoration and sustainable agriculture projects in Asia and Africa. More recently she led a pivotal role as the head of Marketing & Communications at Temasek Trust, the philanthropic arm of Singapore’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, Temasek Holdings, and co-founded Investors for Climate to harness capital for climate solutions via closed-door events in Singapore, London and New York City. Christine's notable affiliations as a board member include the Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), Investible VC focused on climate tech, Utopia Capital with funds in Africa and Asia, Zero Waste Singapore, and the Sulubaaï Environmental Foundation of the Philippines. Recognised with international accolades like the GGEF Woman Eco Gamechanger Award, she was named one of the “Women of the Future Southeast Asia Leading Lights” by the Financial Times, and is a key voice in Asia's corporate sustainability and environmental rights arena, based in Singapore.

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Jun 20, 2024
2:20 PM3:00 PM

The frontline of climate change: Women as agents for social progress and climate advocacy

Christine Amour-LevarHER Planet EarthFounder & CEO
Climate change disproportionately impacts women and is a ‘threat multiplier’ in worsening existing inequalities. Women in Asia are currently at greatest risk, with over 100 million people affected by climate change in the region annually. This session explores how education empowers women and girls as agents for social change around climate issues. What are the specific skills and knowledge they will need at the frontline of climate change?