Fifteen billion dollars! Ouch! That's a painful penalty for even a global automotive giant like Volkswagen. The news of the US government's suit against the car company, brought for deliberately misleading customers about fuel efficiencies on their diesel-powered vehicles, was a chilling wake up call for companies in any regulated industry.
As I head back to WaterAid's office in New York, I do so full of energy and new ideas. Sustainable Brands has given me a lot to process, think about and share with others. Most unusual of all, on the last afternoon of a four-day conference, I found myself excited and already looking forward to the next one. See you in Detroit.