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Jose Illana, founder of Quiero. A little over a month ago I was with my mother in the car. In our conversations about the State of the Nation, she told me that she had seen a retired woman on the television criticizing the rise in pensions, saying that with what she received, she could not […]

Xavier Farriols, Electrical Managing Director of Factor Energia: “The consumer is beginning to become aware of climate change”

Xavier Farriols will speak at Sustainable Brands Madrid 2018 about empowering consumers for energy transition. In this interview analyze the goals of climate change and efficient What makes Factor Energia different from other electricity supply companies? We make different the TRANSPARENCY, we are customer centric; and the MARKET KNWOLEDGE, We operate in the Spanish energy […]

Bibi Bleekemolen, Founding Member & Corporate Communications Manager of Fairphone: “We firmly believe that it’s possible to combine purpose and profits in a single company”

In 2011, Bibi Bleekemolen she met Fairphone founder Bas van Abel and together they travelled to the DR Congo as part of a campaign to raise awareness for conflict minerals, using a mobile phone as a storytelling object. Since the inception of social enterprise Fairphone in 2013, Bibi has been working on impact and public […]

Joanna Yarrow, Head of Sustainable & Healthy Living, IKEA Group: “We need to develop a positive vision of how to live a good life within the limits of the planet”

Joanna Yarrow leads the IKEA Group’s work to inspire and enable 1 billion people to live better lives within the limits of the planet by 2030 – by making sustainable and healthy living affordable, attractive and accessible for as many people as possible worldwide. Joanna will be at Sustainable Brands Madrid 2018. The IKEA Sustainability […]

John Rousseau, Vice President of Design of Artefact: “It is our responsibility to shape the future with care and ensure our work is contributing to the ‘good life’ for all”

Artefact is an award-winning digital experience innovation company. They use human-centered design to solve complex problems and create timeless experiences that help their partners have a positive impact on their customers, businesses and society. John Rousseau is responsible for the creative culture that the firm drives, and also for innovating its offering, capabilities, and methodologies […]

Sergio Estella, co-founder of Vizzuality: “Open data allows people to understand what’s happening in our world and what choices should be made to secure a sustainable, equitable future”

The goal of Vizzuality is making beautiful data design a true driver of change and impact on people’s lives. From his position as its chief designer officer, Sergio produces beautiful visualizations, intuitive user experiences and help people to understand the massive amount of information flowing everywhere. He believes that we all have the opportunity –and […]

DANIEL TRURAN, B CORP AMBASSADOR: “B Corp companies wish to harness the power of business to help address society’s greatest challenges and to build a more inclusive economy”

Daniel is a social innovator, speaker and facilitator of change that helps people transform their organizations into meaningful, socially useful and also successful entities that contribute to creating a more prosperous, fair and sustainable civilization. That is just the goal of B Corp Companies. At Sustainable Brands Madrid 2018 he will speak about ‘Business as […]

Erin Gardhouse, Associate Publisher of Corporate Knights: “Companies can make money and impact society positively at the same time”

Corporate Knight is a media, research and financial information products company founded in 2002 and based in Toronto (Canada). It’s focused on promoting an economic system it calls “clean capitalism”, where prices fully incorporate social, economic and ecological costs and benefits, and market participants are clearly aware of the consequences of their actions. The company, […]

Paul Holmes, Founder The Holmes Report: “Companies are  understanding that many employees, customers and shareholders will choose to do business with socially responsible brands”

Paul Holmes is the Founder of The Holmes Report, a media about news, insights and intelligence from the global PR industry. In this interview he analyzes the importance of linking sustainability to communication strategy. The Holmes Report is media partner to Sustainable Brands Madrid 2018. How would you describe The Holmes Report? The Holmes Report […]

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