Christina Jaeger

Managing Director, Yunus Environment Hub

Christina Jaeger co-founded Yunus Environment Hub (YEH) with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and his Creative Advisor Hans Reitz. YEH develops social business solutions that tackle the environmental and climate crisis. The expertise of the global YEH network covers waste and plastic management, circular economy, carbon neutrality, biodiversity, afforestation, sustainable agriculture, clean energy and access to clean water.

Jaeger was appointed to the Commission on Sustainable Business, Trade and Finance of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation & Development and serves as co-chair of the ministry’s PREVENT Waste Alliance. Since 2015, she has been a Responsible Leader of the BMW Foundation World Responsible Leaders network and has received a Social Impact Scholarship of KfW Foundation in 2016. She has lectured at several universities and speaks regularly at high profile events.

In 2016 she co-founded “Circular Economy Rhein Main” and in 2019 “Colombia Circular,” platforms to develop a circular economy in Rhein Main metropolitan region and Colombia respectively; in 2016 she co-founded “The Plastic Lab,” a creative laboratory to keep plastics out of nature.

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