Philippe MADEC is an architect, urban engineer, lecturer and writer. He is one of the pioneers in sustainable development in architecture. He heads the firm APM Architecture & Associé. Since 2010, Philippe Madec has lectured in “Inventing sustainable territories” at the Brittany Architecture academy ENSAB. He is also one of the authors of the Manifesto for a Happy Frugality, which calls for the construction of passive buildings designed with resource-efficient materials.
A graduate of HEC, Elisabeth is acknowledged as a pioneer and one of the leading European experts in sustainable development. Recently awarded the honour of Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite on the very day of the 25th anniversary of Utopies (the first think tank and consultancy specialising in sustainable development ad CSR in France, of which she is the founder), Elisabeth adopts a resolutely positive outlook.
Her goal is to further the movement of positive-impact businesses and bring this notion to life with concrete and inspiring example which open up fields of opportunity. She is also the author of the bestseller “Towards a happy consumption” (pub. Allary) and in mid-December will be publishing “Les marques positives” (Positive Brands; Pearson).