The Water and Climate Coalition has members from different sectors and regions of the world, including international organizations, private sector, scientific organizations, NGOs, governmental entities and civil society. The community is open to anyone who wants to work on concrete activities to achieve the sustainable development goals for water and climate (SDG6 & SDG13) and respects the basic principles and other members of the community. More information on the membership can be found on the Members and Activity Concept.

If you have any questions on the membership, please feel free to contact the Water and Climate Coalition Secretariat via email

We look forward to working together with you!

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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.