Episode 190: Ambition, angst and action at Climate Week, Danone CEO prioritizes biodiversity

September 27, 2019 by  
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Tune in for a recap of news and conversations during more than 300 events linked to the UN General Assembly. Plus inside PepsiCo’s Sustainable Farming Program and a peek into Engie Impact.

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Climate Week: Big companies, big commitments

September 27, 2019 by  
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The historic announcements and procurements from businesses showed that climate action is picking up pace, but is it fast enough?

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Michelin is letting the air out of its tires: Why that matters for sustainable mobility

June 10, 2019 by  
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The 130-year-old French tire company will test the technology first on electric passenger vehicles in collaboration with General Motors.

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General Mills’ Shauna Sadowski on grounding regenerative agriculture at General Mills

November 5, 2018 by  
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Shauna Sadowski is the head of sustainability in naturals and organics at General Mills — and where her passion and her role intersect are through regenerative agriculture. The term might sound about vague, or a bit hippie-dippy, but for Sadowski, it’s actually about grounding agricultural practices in the outcomes for the crops and the land. Pursuing regenerative practices for General Mills’ agricultural suppliers focuses specifically on soil health, above-ground biodiversity and resilience in the surrounding agricultural communities. 

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Rob Threlkeld, global manager of renewable energy at General Motors

November 5, 2018 by  
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The American auto industry isn’t what it used to be — but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Market shifts and materials innovations have changed the way that cars are made, and how General Motors makes them. The global manager of renewable energy for GM, Rob Threlkeld, discussed the growth of EVs has meant to the company.

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It’s too soon to call 3D printing a green technology

September 18, 2018 by  
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Over the past decade, 3D printing has captured the imagination of the general public, engineers and environmental visionaries. It has been hailed as both a revolution in manufacturing and an opportunity for dramatic environmental improvement.

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General Motors wins cost savings with wind power

December 15, 2017 by  
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Car manufacturer General Motors (GM) is gone with the wind for all of its cost-saving benefits. “It provides economic certainty to electricity forecasts,” said Rob Threlkeld, GM’s manager of global renewable energy strategy, as well as savings over the years. Threlkeld discusses the path to fulfilling GM’s RE100 commitment to become 100 percent powered by renewable energy, including two deals to source wind power from Ohio and Illinois, respectively. 

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Could perennial grains be the next climate-saving superstars?

November 30, 2017 by  
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Why General Mills is experimenting with Kernza, a potential breakthrough in restorative agriculture.

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Designing the Tesla building

November 1, 2017 by  
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As DHL, IKEA, Volvo and General Motors go, the building industry follows?

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Designing the Tesla building

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