Water and Climate Coalition

brings together multistakeholder actors to address interlinked water and climate challenges

In the Spotlight

Water and Climate Leaders at COP28 Call to Action

Water and Climate Leaders Report 2021-2023

Water and Climate Leaders Op-ed

Who are we?


High-level leaders that bring the integrated water and climate agenda to the global political arena.

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A diverse and dynamic action-focused group of multi-sectoral stakeholders collaborating to address water and climate challenges.

Founding Members of the Water and Climate Coalition

Discover the story of the Water and Climate Coalition and what we do:

Matthias Berninger, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability, Bayer

Matthias Berninger

Matthias Berninger (born 1971) is a former German politician and member of The Greens from 1993 until 2007.
From 2001 to 2005, Berninger served as Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection under minister Renate Künast in the second cabinet of Chancellor Gerhard Schröder. After leaving the government, he was his parliamentary group’s spokesperson on economic policy from 2005 until 2007.
Since 2019, Berninger has been serving as head of public and government affairs at Bayer.