PBOL today applauded Ecuadorian President's decree conserving 60,000 square kilometers of ocean between the Galápagos Marine Reserve and the Costa Rican maritime border northwest of the Galápagos Islands.
Committed to sustainable development, environment and nature conservation, the different facets of her philanthropic work and projects allow Dona Bertarelli to play her part in addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
As a strong advocate for increased ocean protection and environmental conservation, Dona Bertarelli was named in 2020 the UNCTAD Special Adviser for the Blue Economy, serving until 2023. She promoted the development of a sustainable and regenerative Blue Economy.
Driven by her love of the ocean, focus on performance and adventurous spirit, Dona Bertarelli is a keen sportswoman and accomplished sailor. In 2016, Dona Bertarelli became the fastest woman to sail around the world, after completing the Jules Verne Trophy record attempt.
A Swiss philanthropist, investor, sportswoman, and strong advocate for ocean protection, environmental conservation, animal welfare, education and social causes for more than thirty years, Dona Bertarelli is committed to a life more thoughtful.