Speaker profile

Richard Blume

Richard Blume

Senior Advisor, Sustainable Business, The Natural Step

Richard is a senior business advisor for The Natural Step, an international non-profit organization with a global network dedicated to accelerating the transition to a sustainable world.

He has spent the last 15 years supporting SME’s and multinationals integrate sustainability into strategy and operations in various sectors. Richard leads the team’s sustainable chemical management strategy that aims to help all businesses connect chemical management with the circular economy and sustainability. Within the chemical industry he is working closely with major players to evaluate various products, materials and value chains using the science-based principles and framework promoted by The Natural Step.