Mario Abreu – Yes! Redesigning packaging to save our oceans!


Some months ago, Mario Abreu became Global Vice President for Sustainability at Tetra Pak. One of his team’s main tasks will be to support Tetra Pak’s global clients -  major companies in the food and beverage industry - to redesign packaging. These clients operate in Europe and Asia and are getting ready to implement new [...]

Mario Abreu – Yes! Redesigning packaging to save our oceans!2018-10-05T03:54:04+00:00

To know more, to achieve more, with Katherine Smith!


Nowhere else have I got such a precise idea of what this expression means as I have at the Boston College Corporate Citizenship Center working with Katherine Smith. The Center, founded in 1985, combines the power of the globally respected teaching and research of the Carroll School faculty, the insights and experience of more than [...]

To know more, to achieve more, with Katherine Smith!2018-08-16T20:44:26+00:00

The superpower of frugal innovation


Igor Botelho is a rare combination of mindful grace and volcanic creative energy, acting together. He connects calmly and gently with all around him, with genuine interest and an open heart.  But, when talking about innovative solutions or an inclusive future, he talks quickly, passionately and intensely about ideas, initiatives and entrepreneurs he knows from [...]

The superpower of frugal innovation2018-08-16T20:44:54+00:00

Tomorrow’s world is already happening!


Open your eyes! Pioneers around the globe are, right now, re-inventing agriculture, energy, economy, democracy and education. You can do a lot to move things in the right direction, so just do it! This was for me the revelation of “Tomorrow”, a film made by Melanie Laurent, Cyril Dion and a group of [...]

Tomorrow’s world is already happening!2018-08-16T20:45:33+00:00

Ethics: power to align beliefs and actions!


“The biggest issue that society will face in the next decade and longer is the lost of trust and legitimacy in many social institutions”. This was the first statement Simon Longstaff made when I interviewed him about the future challenges we will face in the next decade (see here). Simon’s envisions a future where [...]

Ethics: power to align beliefs and actions!2018-08-16T20:46:14+00:00

Mutations in the global energy business


The publication of the "The Next Era of Corporate Disclosure" in March 2016 was only possible because of some very forward looking partners.  A critical one was Marina Migliorato. This Sicilian lady came to Rome to study and work. But it was after she became an executive at ENEL, 15 years ago, that she could fully [...]

Mutations in the global energy business2018-08-16T20:46:30+00:00

Liberating the supply chains’ energy


When you talk to sustainable supply chain experts, you hear stories like this: “You go to your favorite supermarket, get your favorite lasagna from the shelf, bring it to a scanner and scan the barcode. The screen shows 3D real time holograms of the tomato plantations in Turkey and Guatemala, wheat plantations in Brazil, you can even [...]

Liberating the supply chains’ energy2018-08-16T20:47:25+00:00

The Brazilian way to envision


I met Roberto Waack for the first time in 2000, preparing  to visit “sustainable projects” in Holland with a Brazilian delegation. At that time, he was an executive in love with trees, moving to the forestry sector. I was at Ethos Institute. Today Roberto is an internationally recognized leader in the sustainability and forestry fields. As the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) [...]

The Brazilian way to envision2018-08-16T20:47:49+00:00