CLIMATE ACTION

Exploring the Circular Economy and SDG 12 – Responsible Consumption and Production – with Marcelo Behar, VP Sustainability, Natura &Co.

As part of our 'Regenerate' series, in partnership with 2N Management, we are exploring the way organisations are applying circular economy practices across multiple industries as an effective framework for achieving the UN Global Goals, speaking to the leaders who are changing the way we produce and consume goods. In this article, Marcelo Behar, VP Sustainability at global cosmetics group Natura &Co, shares the steps its subsidiary brands are taking to reach their target of 95%+ renewable ingredients, and 95%+ biodegradable formulas, by 2030.

The Fundraising Landscape for Impact-Entrepreneurs – with Lubomila Jordanova, Co-Founder & CEO, Plan A

With the pandemic changing the nature of fundraising for many impact entrepreneurs, we will be exploring market sentiment, new funding opportunities and how to better prepare for online fundraising, by speaking to members of our community with direct experience of this over the last 12 months. MB100 winner, Lubomila Jordanova, who began this year successfully raising $3M from SoftBank, Demeter, and coparion to expand PlanA's carbon accounting and ESG platform, answers our questions.