Three questions for Myriam Rapior
Let’s get to it: What does sustainability mean to you? What do you associate with the term?
Myriam Rapior: Sustainability means harmony between people, nature and animals.
What is your personal priority in your work as part of the Council for Sustainable Development?
As part of the RNE, I want to make my enthusiasm for environmental sustainability felt and strive for change in the economy and society. Protecting both the climate and biodiversity takes top priority here.
In the context of sustainability, what do you believe will pose the greatest challenge in the coming years?
The greatest challenge will be learning to function within planetary boundaries. We need to transform each and every economic process at play to minimise their impact on nature and ensure the economy operates in harmony with the environment. This also includes reducing global social inequality.
Myriam Rapior has been a member of the German Council for Sustainable Development since January 2023.
Myriam Rapior detailed CV available to download (PDF, 77 KB)
“The greatest challenge in the coming years will be learning to function within planetary boundaries. We need to transform each and every economic process at play to minimise their impact on nature and the environment.”
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