Circular economy

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 […]

Antonio Espinosa de los Monteros, CEO and co-founder of Auara: “Entrepreneurship and mostly social entrepreneurship is not the easy way. It is the hardest way, but with the greatest destination”

Antonio Espinosa, CEO and co-founder of Auara. “Entrepreneurship and mostly social entrepreneurship is not the easy way. It is the hardest way, but with the greatest destination” This young architect with a wide experience in social projects and volunteering all over the world decided to start a social enterprise aimed at improving the lives of […]

Sirikul NUI Laukaikul, founder The Brandbeing Consultant Co., LTD: “Responsibility and sustainability should be critical KPI of marketing”

Nui established her own consulting firm, The Brandbeing Consultant Co., LTD, after working for global corporations for nearly twenty years. Her approach to develop brand strategy is based upon the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy. In this interview she talks about Karma Marketing, inspirational and compassionate leaders and how marketing helps make companies really more sustainable and […]

We Are Nature

By Sandra Pina, partner of Quiero and director of Sustainable Brands® Madrid 2018 The United Nations designated the 5th June 1972 as World Environment Day and began to celebrate the occasion in 1974, urging governments and different multilateral organizations to undertake activities every year that reaffirm their commitment to protecting and improving the environment. The […]

Hello Madrid, hello world!

 HELLO WORLD! We are pleased to announce that the third edition of Sustainable Brands in Spain will take place in Madrid on May 7th, 8th, 9th 2017. Join us to debate How to Activate your business purpose with sustainability led-innovation, generating scalable impact and profitability with our theme: We will make productive use of our […]

How to embed circular economy thinking into a multinational’s culture now

Markus Laubscher, Director of Sustainability and Circular Economy of Philips, discussed with us ways of intervention that moves a multinational towards a circular economy thinking. Philips is celebrating its 125th anniversary. Markus told us the adoption of sustainable practices has been accelerating in the last 15 years in Philips. In 2003, the company had its first […]

How to design relevant, meaningful and impactful brands now

Samsung Electronics Iberia, a big but humble company, is creating a positive change in the world, through using their technology and the power of their brand. Francisco Hortigüela, Director of Communications, Institutional Relations and Corporate Citizenship of Samsung Electronics Iberia, presented how the firm is having an impact in the world. First, they realized that […]

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