“Being able to live well within natural limits is the great challenge of our century and it requires a change in development model. We must adopt a habit of production and conservation, leaving behind dissipation and waste. We must overcome our technological boundaries to be able to live within the limits of available resources, having a clear sense of responsibility for our actions on changes in nature and of the fundamental importance and centrality of natural resources for humanity.” So says Catia Bastioli, CEO of Novamont and a beacon of the Italian bioeconomy. As part of her role as a director of the Fondazione Cariplo with responsibility for scientific research Bastioli, from the Italian region of Umbria, also helps promote development of the bio-economy and ...