Episode 250: Sustainability leaders greet 2021 with conviction, renewed purpose

January 8, 2021 by  
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Episode 250: Sustainability leaders greet 2021 with conviction, renewed purpose Heather Clancy Fri, 01/08/2021 – 02:00 Week in Review Stories discussed this week (5:35). Big in 2021: American jobs created by EV companies 5 sustainable packaging developments to watch in 2021 2020 was a breakthrough year for climate tech, and there’s more to come in 2021 Features ‘The right to flush and forget’ (16:15)   Outtakes from this week’s interview with Catherine Coleman Flowers, who has dedicated her career and voice to the lack of water and sanitation infrastructure in rural American communities.  2021 reflections from sustainability leaders (22″45)   We feature the voices of our vibrant community in this episode. Sustainability professionals considered this question: What’s the most significant way that the events of 2020 changed your job or perspective as a sustainability professional? What’s your priority for 2021, as a result? Here are responses, many of them from our GreenBiz Executive Network. For revelations from 30 Under 30 honorees, listen to Episode 249 . Page Motes, strategy leader for sustainability, Dell (23:10) Jill Kolling, vice president of global sustainability, Cargill (25:12) Emilio Tenuta, chief sustainability officer, Ecolab (26:50) Margot Lyons, product and sustainability manager, Coyuchi (29:00) Clay Nesler, vice president of global energy and sustainability, Johnson Controls (30:55) Alice Steenland, chief sustainability officer, Dassault Systems (32:50) Jim Andrews, chief sustainability officer, PepsiCo (34:12) Suzanne Fallender, director of corporate responsibility, Intel (36:30) *Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: “Waiting for the Moment That Never Comes,” “Decompress,” “Not My Problem,” “I Bet You Wonder Why,” “More on That Later,” “Everywhere,” “Start the Day,” “Looking Back,” All the Answers” and “As I Was Saying” Stay connected To make sure you don’t miss the newest episodes of GreenBiz 350, subscribe on iTunes . Have a question or suggestion for a future segment? E-mail us at 350@greenbiz.com . Contributors Joel Makower Deonna Anderson Topics Corporate Strategy Infrastructure Podcast Sustainability Water Recycling Environmental Justice Collective Insight GreenBiz 350 Podcast Featured in featured block (1 article with image touted on the front page or elsewhere) Off Duration 39:23 Sponsored Article Off GreenBiz Close Authorship

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: New Study Gives More Accurate Picture of the Disaster

September 6, 2011 by  
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The BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig ablaze. Oil spill picture. Image: U.S. Coast Guard . Looking Back on an Environmental Tragedy It’s been more than a year since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig blew up , releasing vast quantities of crude oil and natural gas into the Gulf of Mexico, but we’re still trying to figure out exactly how much damage was done. A new study by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) e… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Solar on Someone Else’s Land, pt.2: Solar Farm Investment

September 6, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Convergence Energy The other day, I posted on the spread of community solar gardens that offer everyone a chance to invest in solar panels, whether they have a suitable roof or not, and to have the energy they produce credited to their electric bill. With community solar now viable in Colorado , and possibly coming to California, it will be interesting to see how many people are willing to invest in sol… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The U.S. Clean Air Act is 40! Happy Birthday!

September 15, 2010 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC Time Flies When You’re Cleaning the Air The Clean Air Act was signed by President Richard Nixon on December 31, 1970, and so it is 40 this year.

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Today on Planet 100: Obama Year One: Looking Back at Green Milestones (Video)

January 21, 2010 by  
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