We must take change by the hand or rest assuredly, change will take us by te throat.
If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.

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Patricia Cortijo

cortijo@utopies.com
+33 (0)6 24 27 13 45
« IT IS NOT BECAUSE THEY ARE MANY TO BE WRONG THAT THEY ARE RIGHT. »
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Presentation

A graduate from Ecole Centrale Paris and with a Master of Engineering and Environmental Management, Patricia joined Utopies in January 2011. She began her professional career within Ecobilan, then within the sustainable development department of PwC. There, she acquired strong skills in lifecycle analysis, eco-design and environmental labelling of products and services, while leading projects for businesses, professional associations and public authorities. She specifically worked for the raw materials, construction and agro-food sectors. She then joined Accor to become Group Director of Sustainable Development. She also had the opportunity to coordinate the environmental program of an international hotel operation, to set-up collaborations with community, institutional and private partners, and more specifically to lead actions regarding environmental management, reporting, renewable energy, sustainable construction and biodiversity. At Utopies, Patricia is in charge of the Strategy and Innovation department and leads missions regarding the definition and implementation of sustainable development strategies, the design and animation of dialogue with stakeholders and the integration of sustainable development in innovative practices.

Expertise

Patricia has developed a strong expertise in evaluating products and services, integrating sustainable development into the processes of  innovation and new product lines design, creating dialogue with stakeholders and more extensively in defining and implementing sustainable development strategies within an organisation. She contributes to the Think-Tank activity at Utopies on innovation and dialogue with stakeholders.

What nobody knows about you Patricia Cortijo

Her athletic prowess ?

Last missions

FNAC - CSR strategy and report as lever of performance

Utopies helped the FNAC in defining its CSR strategy and developing its CSR report
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Its latest publications

Innovation for a better world

A study exploring opportunities at the crossroads of innovation and sustainable development
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