GreenBiz 20 Day 3 welcome

March 9, 2020 by  
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Day 3 welcome with GreenBiz’s Eric Faurot, Shana Rappaport, Lauren Phipps and Ellie Buechner. Waste Management’s Eric Gray gives a zero waste update.

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GreenBiz 20 closing remarks with Joel Makower

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Joel Makower wraps up day 3 of GreenBiz 20.

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GreenBiz 20 opening address and land acknowledgement

March 9, 2020 by  
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GreenBiz CEO Eric Faurot and VP, Conferences Ellie Buechner welcome GreenBiz 20 participants to the conference. Arizona State University’s Jacob Moore does a land acknowledgment.

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4 ways companies can build low-carbon supply chains

March 9, 2020 by  
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From McDonald’s 2001 commitment to sustainable fish to Walmart’s 2017 Project Gigaton launch, the length and path of these journeys ranges widely.

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Can the private sector make it a super year for nature?

March 9, 2020 by  
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Biodiversity crisis is gaining traction in the private sector but a big disparity still exists between knowledge and action on climate and biodiversity.

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Joel Makower on the state of green business

March 6, 2020 by  
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GreenBiz Executive Editor Joel Makower opens GreenBiz 20 by discussing the current moment — “exciting, engaging and terrifying” — and the challenges ahead for sustainability professionals.

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Bayer’s Gabriela Burian on empowering farmers and addressing hunger

March 4, 2020 by  
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Gabriela Burian, senior director of sustainable food systems at Bayer, says that hunger is an issue that the company is trying to combat. “Our goal is to make sure we empower especially farmers that are very small across the world and farmers that don’t have access to technology or to information,” Burian says.

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General Motors’ Sharon Basel on how the company’s ESG reporting provides insights for its work

March 4, 2020 by  
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Sharon Basel, senior manager of sustainability at General Motors, works a lot on the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting. “I think it’s a really important thing not to be taken lightly,” she says. “A lot of people inside of General Motors call it the encyclopedia of GM and I think how we portray what our mission is and how we’re all marching towards a vision that we have for the company becomes really evident in that reporting.”

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Morgan Stanley’s Courtney Thompson on the current state of sustainable finance

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Courtney Thompson, vice president of global sustainable finance at Morgan Stanley says sustainability finance has taken off in recent years. “I think it’s mainstream and I think the sources of data that are enabling smarter decisions around this are also bringing the conversation around sustainability to the forefront for many, many investors,” says Thompson.

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Edwin Anderson of Oliver Wyman on how risk is changing in a time of climate crisis

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A about four to five years ago management consulting firm Oliver Wyman looked at the largest emerging risks facing companies and climate was a standout. From there, the firm began to work on, including its collaboration with the U.N. Environment Program Finance Initiative, to better manage and understand those risks, says Edwin Anderson, partner at Oliver Wyman.

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