Resilient Business,

Resilient World

November 3-5, 2015 • San Francisco

November 3-5, 2015
San Francisco

Speaker Biography

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Solitaire Townsend

Co-Founder, Futerra

Solitaire Townsend is passionate about making sustainability desirable. She co-founded the change agency Futerra to leverage the logic of sustainability and the magic of communications. Townsend was named Ethical Entrepreneur of the Year 2008, is Chair of the Green Energy Scheme, and member of both Telefónica and Danone Group sustainability advisory boards. She was also a founding member of the United Nations Taskforce on Sustainable Lifestyles. Before co-founding Futerra in 2001, Townsend worked as a sustainability advisor for BT, the United Nations, and the BBC. Today she is obsessed with ways to delight customers with sustainability benefits.



Messaging that Works: Transforming Consumer Emotion into Action

What Participants Are Saying

“There was a deep commitment to sustainability throughout the entire event.”

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