President & CEO, The Innovolve Group Inc., Canada
For the past decade, Anthony has been working with businesses
and governments to help them derive value through
For the past 2 years, Anthony has been part of a global team
travelling the world promoting the market transformation to zero
energy homes. This initiative has taken his team to Brussels,
Paris, Melbourne, Sao Paolo, all over the US, and culminating in a
feature presentation at COP16 in Cancun, Mexico last December.
In 2009, he took his firm on a path to becoming an important
voice in the evolving "Canadian Water Story". Innovolve now runs an
annual water summit, offers a water footprinting service and
produces water intelligence reports for industry and government,
all with a view to helping Canada lead a sustainable water future
both at home and
Innovolve is also very active in the packaging sector, working
with groups like P&G, Bayer and the Sustainable Packaging
Coalition. A recent Innovolve project, PACNext, is an industry
collaboration imagining "a world without packaging waste".
A national board member of the Packaging Association, Dr.
Watanabe is widely recognized as a thought leader in the business
of sustainability with publications, presentations and media
appearances in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Europe.