Discover innovative ways of looking at the universal concern of climate change with our panel of experts

The distribution of Individual carbon footprint is asymmetrical.

The richest 10% are responsible for 48% of carbon emissions – while the poorest 50% are responsible for 12%. The Lucas Chancel Climate Inequality 2023’s Report reveals that since 1980, the wealthiest 1% has contributed to 23% of the growth in carbon emissions, compared to the poorest 50% who have contributed only 16%.

Furthermore, the impacts of global warming are felt more severely by vulnerable populations who are already struggling with issues such as food insecurity, floods and pollution.

However, it is important to recognize that vulnerable populations can be key players in developing solutions to climate change issues; such as developing new models, investing in carbon sinks, or engaging in ecosystem restoration efforts, etc…

We invite you to join Niels Dierckx, Programs Director of Justdiggit, Chuck de Liedekerke, CEO of Soil Capital and Pierre-Arnold Camphuis, Benelux Director at Epic Foundation as they discuss the solutions to climate change proposed by communities who are most feeling its effect.


Niels Dierckx, Programs Director, Justdiggit

Niels Dierckx is the Programs Director of Justdiggit, an NGO that believes in the power of nature and the possibility of cooling the planet together by regreening degraded lands and bringing vegetation back to life. Their mission is to green Africa in the next 10 years.

Chuck de Liedekerke, Co-founder & CEO, Soil Capital

Chuck de Liedekerke is CEO of Soil Capital, a farmland management company which he co-founded in 2014. Soil Capital is dedicated to scale regenerative agriculture through competitive financial performance. Their mission is to support farmers in the transition of one million hectares to more profitable and regenerative agriculture by 2025.

Chuck de Liedekerke also worked as CEO of a privately held global portfolio of fruit farms and as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley. He graduated from Sciences-Po Paris and holds an MBA from INSEAD.


Pierre-Arnold Camphuis, Benelux Director, Epic Foundation

Pierre Arnold Camphuis, a Frenchman of Dutch origin who settled in Brussels, had a career as an international executive at Sodexo before launching his own life insurance agency in the Paris region. In 2016, he decided to devote himself to the common good, after which he named his philanthropy consulting firm. He continued his commitment to the public interest by joining the Epic Foundation in 2017 as Benelux Director, working alongside Alexandre Mars.


  • 17:30 > Welcome
  • 18:00 – 19:00 > Roundtable discussion


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