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Episode 2: Changing how we consumer for a sustainable future

In this second episode of our “Citizens for Change” series we tackle an issue that touches all of us: Consumption. Every day we make decisions about what we consume, from our weekly shopping lists to the energy we use to heat our homes. And every one of these choices can have a significant impact on the climate and the future of our planet.

Co-founder of Futerra, Solitaire Townsend, joins Mike for a discussion on our current resource crisis, consumption inequalities, and ways to move forward beyond greenwashing as we change how we consume. Their main takeaway: The power is in our hands.

Mike Barry,

ex Head of Sustainability at M&S

Mike Barry is a change agent, committed to helping businesses big and small, new and established to prepare for and succeed in the great sustainability disruption that will wash through the economy in the 2020s. Mike was until 2019 Director of Sustainable Business at Marks & Spencer, spearheading its ground-breaking Plan A sustainability programme.

Solitaire Townsend,

Co-Founder, Futerra

Solitaire has been a passionate change-maker for over 30 years. As co-founder of Futerra, she advises governments, charities and brands including Google, IKEA and the United Nations on imagining a better future, and making it happen. With Futerra offices in London, Stockholm, New York and Mexico City her work has proven that making the world a better place is good business.

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