Opportunity in the Midst of Crisis

As a Peruvian, 2017 has started as one of the most challenging years of our country’s history over the last century. Peru experienced a national crisis due to ravaging floods, as a result of the “coastal El Niño”. Several regions were declared in state of emergency, over half a million people affected, over 100 hundred lives…

Making Sustainability Mainstream

One of the most remarkable sustainability campaigns that I often refer to, is the Greenpeace response to the Dove campaign “Onslaught”, “Dove Onslaughter”. Here are the videos: In a very creative and persuasive way, Greenpeace criticized Dove (and Unilever) for its consumption and production of palm oil that had a direct deforestation impact on Indonesia’s…

The Challenge of Life Balance

  I began the journey of the Master of Studies on Sustainability Leadership with my second baby on the way. While I do not intend this post to become a “fanatic-mama-type blog”, there are some reflections that I would like to share. I often question whether I made the right decision, to embark on such…

A Personal Journey Through Climate Change

Peru, my home country, is among the world’s top ten most vulnerable countries to climate change (Tyndall Center, 2004). Climatic vulnerability is determined by a territory’s degree of susceptibility, which varies according to its exposure, sensitivity, and adaptive capacity to climate change (UNEP, 2009). Peru’s vulnerability relates to a wide range of impacts, from the…

Líderes+1

Transforming Peru’s future with a systemic vision of sustainable development

Thank you Paris!

12.12.2015, the day history was made… A hurricane of emotions and words that I wanted to share: hope, joy, excitement, future, united, peace, full heart, happiness, synergies, strength, change, action, path, trust, teamwork… So much to look forward to ! Thanks Paris!! PD – here’s the text: The Paris Agreement  

Sustainable gifts and bliss?

Christmas is all around! While this hopefully means sharing warm-hearted times with the family and fresh resolutions for the coming new year, even if you are not a religious person, Christmas is also the most hectic shopping time of the year. It is fun to find the perfect gift for the people you love, and…