Pablo holds a Master’s in Communications and Information from the Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Paris 3 and a Post Certificate in Sustainable Businessis by the Cambridge Program for Sustainability Leadership (University of Cambridge). He’s currently part at the Stanford Worldview program: the Sciences of Decision Making. Pablo was Business Director at the consultancy Report Sustentabilidade, where he developed and managed sustainability and communications projects for companies including Petrobras, Vale, Tim, White Martins and L’Oréal, as well as developing international projects including The Regeneration Roadmap (for Sustainability and Globescan) and Sustainable Brands (for Sustainable Life Media). Pablo was also communications director and director of the Communications and Education Committee at the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) and a member of the Communication Advisory Group of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). He oversaw the publication of the “Sustainability and Communications Guide” of the CEBDS and wrote the chapter “Communication and marketing in the context of business sustainabilty” in the book “Communication in Organisational Sustainability Management,” published by Difusão, as well as articles published in The Guardian Sustainable Business, Sustainable Brands and O Globo.
Alice is a graduate in Social Communications from PUC Minas in Brazil, including a qualification in Public Relations, and specialized in Sustainable Development and Environmental Law at UNB (CDS) in Brasília. She is currently studying in Paris, at the Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3 – Graduate Institute for Latin American Studies – where she is studying a Master’s in International Studies, specializing in Latin America and environmental management.
She was part of the team at the CEBDS (the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development) in Brasília from 2008 to 2009 and then worked in Public Relations at the Ministry of Labor and Employment, an outsourced service provided by CDN - Companhia de Notícias (2009 – 2011).
In partnership with the Presidency of the Republic, the Ministry of International Relations, the Ministry of Justice and the Secretariat for Human Rights, she carried out a project that aimed to increase the access of the media to the actions of the Mobile Group for Combating Slave Labor.
Alice also has a career as a photographer and spent one year in the US developing her skills (2004). In Belo Horizonte, she has produced documentaries, institutional videos, commercials and client training films for clients including DirecTV, Copasa, the Federal Electoral Court, the City Council of Belo Horizonte, Mercantil do Brasil, New Holland, and others.
Alice Do Valle
Alice do Valle earned her B.A. in Media Studies from the University of San Francisco in 1998 and, since then, has developed advocacy campaigns, communication projects and consulting work to advance a borad field of issues, with emphasis on social justice, human rights and sustainable development. She began her career in the U.S. at the public relations agency Fenton Communications (originally Comunication Works), as a consultant to NGOs for communications and media strategies. In 2002, she established the campaign work for the NGO Justice Now, promoting the human rights of women in prisons in California. Upon returning to Brazil in 2006, Ms. do Valle worked in the communications department at BrazilFoundation and as a consultant for Instituto Akatu. Most recently, as a consultant for Report Sustentabilidade, a leading Brazilian sustainability firm, Ms. do Valle led projects on stakeholder engagement and dialogue, materiality processes (GRI and AA1000), strategic planning and diagnoses and Private Social Investment for clients such as Vale, Unilever, Anglo Gold, Petrobras, Grupo André Maggi and Alcoa. In this capacity, she also worked on knowledge building projects with international partners such as Global Reporting Initiative, Sustainability and Greenbiz.
Clara Whyte has over ten years of experience as an economist and analyst of environmental and international development policies. She has worked since the start of her career with NGOs and with consultancies in numerous economic development projects, mainly in the Americas. Clara specializes in the following areas: corporate social responsibility (CSR), community participation and public consultation processes, social and environmental development, development of SMEs, and development problems in economics and management. She is the co-founder and manager of Kothar Solutions and has been a consultant at the Canadian Environmental Network, a sustainable development economist at Terrametrik (Canada) and an environmental, agricultural and rural development analyst at Écoressources Consultants ( also in Canada).
A native of São Paulo and a graduate from the School of Communications and Arts of the University of São Paulo, Fatima worked for many years as a reporter, editor, and editor in chief at leading magazines including Veja, Superinteressante, Quatro Rodas and Época. At the start of the 21st century, she began working more closely in the sustainability area and became an editor at Agência Envolverde and a content coordinator at Instituto Akatu. She currently works as a communications and sustainability consultant. She specialized in Communications Management at the School of Communications and Arts at USP and in the Applied Consumer Sciences at the School of Advertising and Marketing. She has published books about genetically modified organisms and climate change.
Hildengard has a Master’s in Social Responsibility and Sustainability from Nottingham University (UK) and has studied at various institutions in the US and Europe, as well as participating in Forum for the Future and Business in the Community (both in the UK).
She has well developed capacities in planning and executing international projects and in developing reports and managing relations with stakeholders. She has held the roles of Sustainability Consultant at Experian Consulting Services and Standard Chartered Bank (UK), Brand Analyst at Gerdau and Communications and Marketing Assistant at Souza Cruz.
Manuel is a citizen of the world who lives life simply and intensely. He has lived in eight countries on three continents, learnt ten languages (English, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian and Dutch fluently), and worked in five very different areas. Manuel loves traveling, discovering new cultures and countries and working to improve life for humans and other living beings. With extensive international experience in a wide range of industries and services, he specializes in the sustainability area, including project and process management, internal and external communications, human resources and organization of events. A multilingual consultant and facilitator, Manuel is a graduate of the One Planet MBA at the University of Exeter Business School in the UK and also completed the Exeter Award.
Manuel Trindade has been a Project Manager at Fujitsu, Portugal, a consultant at Aldelia Ltd. (UK) and Hewitt Associates (Poland), as well as a Recruitment and Communications manager at Total E&P Angola and Manager of Training and Quality at Sykes Enterprises (France).
Marcia is a graduate in law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio Grande do Sul, and holds an LLM in Environmental Law from the Pace Law School/NY, where she studied topics such as climate change, international environmental law, markets and biodiversity. Marcia worked for the Permanent Mission of Mozambique to the UN on issues being discussed by the UN, especially about the country’s adherence to the Copenhagen Accord. Marcia also formed part of the committee which designed the management plan for a drainage basin in NY.
Marcia currently focuses on environmental consulting and carries out projects with partners in the areas of legal compliance, administrative and judicial environmental defenses for companies, solid waste management, reverse logistics, landfill licensing, and the implementation of Environmental Management Systems.
Miguel is the director-partner of EHMAHO Management Consulting. His professional ambition is to integrate Organizational Strategy, Sustainability and Human Development. In his work, he aims to help organizations maximize their potential for impact and transformation by carrying out sustainable actions and choices, using Sustainability as a transversal theme across an organization to create value for all stakeholders. In the human development area, he works as a coach, with teams and groups in co-construction processes and in participatory leadership.
A trained economist, with an MBA in Finance from IBMEC in Rio de Janeiro and an Executive MBA in General Management from IBMEC in São Paulo, Miguel has 15 years of experience in the financial markets, with 12 years working in various positions for Banco Real, including portfolio manager for corporate clients and non-retail individual clients. He coordinated the preparation and implementation group for strategic projects for individual clients at the Executive Department for Retail Strategies and Segments. He was also responsible for developing sustainable businesses with the sales areas and represented the bank at the Brazilian Committee of the UN Global Compact.
Tereza holds a Master’s in Sustainable Development and the Responsibility of Organizations at the Paris Dauphine University. She is currently completing her PhD at the university. As part of her research into Life Cycle Analysis applied to the production of biofuels, she is working with the French Agency for the Environment and Energy Management (ADEME), with the Centre for International Cooperation in Agricultural and Development Issues (CIRAD), and with the French Development Agency (AFD). She is a lecturer in “Assessments of Sustainability and Life Cycle Analysis” in the Environmental Accounting course for Master’s students at the Paris Dauphine University.
Tereza has also worked as a consultant for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP DTIE) in Paris, in UNEP/SETAC projects Life Cycle Initiative (Integrated Resources Management Unit) and has participated in projects at the UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production, in Germany.
A graduate in International Relations from PUC in São Paulo, with a specialization in Corporate Social Responsibility, Vanessa has always wanted to help transform today’s reality into a fairer world for all.
Since her graduation, she has worked in the sustainable development area, at NGOs, consultancies, communications agencies and at Banco Itaú. At the bank, she was responsible for the sustainability communications, involving the areas of Press, PR, Marketing, Internal Marketing, Corporate Communications, Institutional Relations and Governmental Relations.
She is currently focused on developing and implementing sustainability strategies in businesses, especially on creating shared value. She is a specialist in sustainability communication processes and stakeholder engagement. Vanessa has been certified by the Instituto Integral in Integrated Leadership for Sustainability.
Garrick Ng is a co-founder of IRIS Insight, a research and communications collaborative dedicated to generating visual insights that captivate, inform and spark environmentally and socially responsive market innovation. As former Vice President of Consulting Services for the Innovolve Group, he has advised North American industry leaders on strategies for sustainable business in areas as diverse as consumer packaged goods, green buildings, water and cleantech.
His strengths in stakeholder facilitation, strategy development and program planning has seen him work closely with a wide range of public and private sector clients including Procter & Gamble, Bayer Consumer Care, Royal Bank of Canada, Alcan Packaging, Environment Canada and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada. Garrick holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, where he currently lectures on management practices for sustainable business. Garrick also promotes international partnerships through the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce, where he serves as Vice Chair of the Chamber’s Sustainability Committee.
Alessandra holds a Specialization in Management of Third Sector Organizations from Mackenzie Presbiterian University (São Paulo) and a Bachelor degree in Social Communication – Journalism – from Santa Catarina Federal University, both in Brazil. Currently, is attending a postgraduate course in Sustainable Business from University of Cambridge (UK).
Alessandra has ten years of experience in planning and implementing diagnostic and strategic management for sustainability and social corporative responsibility for organisations from a wide range of sectors. She has participated in a multi-sector working group responsible for developing a methodology called Tear, that helps small and medium sized companies – which make up 99% of the businesses in Brazil – integrate socially responsible practices in their business models. The initiative was articulated and hosted by Ethos Institute Business and Social Responsibility.
As a Sustainability Consultant, has devised strategies to integrate sustainability into the core business for companies, elaborating and implementing strategic plans of sustainability communication and management practices and supporting the implementation of these strategies; developing projects on stakeholder engagement, materiality processes communication and sustainability trends for the main companies in Brazil as Vale, Petrobras, Unilever, C&A, Itaú Bank and Brazilian Business Council of Sustainable Development (member of World Business Council of Sustainable Development).
After 10 years of experience in the Brazilian press, in 2003 Daniela started to work with communication focused on sustainability issues and has engaged in projects in the government, non-profit and business sectors. She worked at the consultancy Report Sustentabilidade for three years, where she focused on sustainability and communication projects and edited GRI reports for large Brazilian and multinationals companies, in the finance, pharmaceutical, educational, governmental, metal and mining, transportation, cosmetics, energy and technology sectors and others. Currently, she conducts communication and sustainability project at EcoSapiens Comunicação, where she is director-partner.
Daniela holds a PhD in Environmental Science from the University of Sao Paulo (USP), which included a six month Doctoral Exchange Program at the University of Newcastle in the United Kingdom. She is a graduate in Social Communications with a focus on Journalism (at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil), and specialized in Environmental Health at the USP Public Health Faculty. Currently, she has been training facilitation of group dynamics at the Institute EcoSocial Program.
Ana Paula P. Candeloro
Graduated in 1987 from the Law School of the University of São Paulo, with Extension courses at Harvard Law School, Stanford Business School, Fordham Law School and Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Corporate Governance Specialist from the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance. Master´s Degree in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge (expected 2015). Several articles on Italian Law, European Union and Comparative Law, as well as on Corporate Governance and Compliance published at legal journals and specialized magazines, such as Harvard Business Review and Revista RI - Investors Relations. Co-author of “Compliance 360º - risks, strategies, conflicts and vanities in the corporate world”, Trevisan, 2012. Coordinator and co-author of "Corpoate Governance - innovations and trends towards sustainability of the organizations", Saint Paul, 2014. Professor of “Corporate Governance and Compliance” at the LL.M. Programs of INSPER. 25 years of professional experience in the international financial markets, having worked as Foreign Associate of Studio Legale Carnelutti in Milan and of the law firm of Mayer Brown in New York. Executive Director of several multinational financial institutions. In October 2011 initiated consultancy activities on Corporate Governance and Compliance through Instituto Yiesia. Member of the jury of the 15°th. ABRASCA Award of Best Annual Report (2013). Member of the IBGC. Mentor of Endeavor Brasil.
Harriet Kingaby is a consultant in branding, engagement and behaviour change to promote sustainable lifestyles. She has worked for agencies such as OgilvyEarth and Futerra in Europe and is a member of the ‘Future Shapers’ network in the EU. Qualifying with a BSc Environmental Science from Birmingham University, she has over eight years’ experience in branding and storytelling around sustainable issues and social change for clients such as Volvo, E.on, Unilever, Unicredit, Kraft, Sony and AXA. She holds the NSMC Social Marketing Level 4 qualification and is the co-author of Brazil’s first behaviour change framework. Her thought leadership on sustainability issues in Brazil and on employee engagement have appeared on the 2Degrees network and in the Guardian newspaper. She believes that sustainability needs a visual and linguistic makeover to make it truly mainstream.