Global Food & Beverage Sector Lead, Climate Strategy Expert
Charlotte Bande is the Global Food & Beverage Sector Lead at sustainability consultancy Quantis. Charlotte oversees the delivery of bold and science-driven strategies that shift businesses in the food and beverage sector towards operating within planetary boundaries. In her previous role as Global Head of Climate Strategy, Charlotte guided some of the world’s largest companies in food, cosmetics and fashion in defining ambitious science-based climate strategies and equipped them with the knowledge, tools and buy-in to achieve them. She’s an advocate of "Absolute Sustainability," a Quantis philosophy that challenges businesses to think beyond carbon and take an integrated approach to sustainability, one that also considers biodiversity, land use and water resources. Her background in both engineering and business consulting provides both the strategic and technical insights needed to support Quantis’ mission of redefining the rules of business to pave the way for a new planetary economy that aligns business with nature. In the summer of 2020, she was named one of GreenBiz’s 30 Under 30 leaders.