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 […]

The Changing Landscape of Purpose

By Cambria Hayashino – It’s no secret that purpose is increasingly important for companies. Having a strong sense of purpose can help companies attract top talent, and also help their bottom line. A recent Fast Company article highlighted this connection between purpose and success, advocating that the most successful companies are often the ones with a clear […]

Green is the New Black

Filip Engel, Head of Group Sustainability, Public Affairs & Branding, Dong Energy, shared a crisp presentation on the turnaround his company made over the course of a decade. “I’m fueled by black energy, mainly, and so are you,” said Engel. But this did not mean that this state of affairs had to remain. Engel, and […]

The Robots are Coming!

“I don’t want to work with humans” – anonymous robot Mention cognitive computing and artificial intelligence (A.I.), and what might come to mind are Hollywood movies featuring autonomous super intelligent killer robots that threaten mankind. Indeed, various prominent individuals such as Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Yuval Noah Harari, have all warned about the threats […]

Sustainable Sunday – the sustainability kindergarten

The Sustainable Sunday 2016 hits its target by promoting a friendly environment to foster the understanding of sustainability concepts, across generations. In a Barcelona sunny Sunday, families have been to Cosmo Caixa to play and have fun while learning about sustainable fishing, the challenges of physical disabilities and about urban gardens – besides many other […]

Tell everyone. Sustainability is NOW transforming our businesses.

The second Sustainable Brands Barcelona is taking off. From Quiero, we invite you to join us, since NOW, in this year’s gathering that will take place in the beautiful city of Barcelona from 22nd -24th May 2016. Don’t miss this opportunity! Get your All-event pass now and save 36% of its real price (only until […]