Episode 113: Mars, GM, BT cultivate supply chains; plus, an (electric) ferry tale

February 23, 2018 by  
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In this week’s episode, we consider the role of corporate giants in encouraging their suppliers to become more environmentally sustainable and discuss plant sourcing strategies with egg-free mayonnaise maker JUST.

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Episode 113: Mars, GM, BT cultivate supply chains; plus, an (electric) ferry tale

Financing the energy transition

February 16, 2018 by  
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According to the International Finance Corporation, the historic global agreement on climate change adopted in Paris helped open up nearly $23 trillion in opportunities for climate-smart investments in emerging markets between now and 2030. Who will provide that funding? What is the role of conventional banks, institutional investors and governments? Understanding the dynamic energy finance landscape will be key to unlocking the opportunities.

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Joel Makower, closing remarks

February 16, 2018 by  
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Joel Makower shares his closing thoughts at GreenBiz 18.

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Goldman Sachs, Calvert bet on next big thing for green investments

August 1, 2017 by  
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Impact investing is set for staggering growth. Here’s a closer look at the role of environmental impact bonds.

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Why businesses should lead on climate action

March 3, 2017 by  
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Sponsored: Corporations with a global view are taking seriously their role as leaders in climate action.

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How Dow Chemical is taking on the SDGs

December 8, 2016 by  
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The chemical company formulates plans for “redefining the role of business in society.”

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Secrets of CBS EcoMedia’s advertising success

October 28, 2016 by  
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It’s one of the fastest-growing divisions of CBS. President and Founder Paul Polizzotto describes the unique business model and the role of purpose.

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Minnesota plows a path toward a clean energy grid

October 28, 2016 by  
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Despite the icy (and energy intensive) winters, the Minnesota 2025 Energy Action Plan sets the state as a leader in the midwest for low fossil fuel consumption and high renewable energy use.

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Inside the Rockefeller Foundation’s climate finance strategy

July 14, 2016 by  
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With governments and businesses scrambling to hit climate targets, what’s the role of philanthropy in financing clean energy infrastructure?

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The pitfalls of putting a price on nature: What’s next for natural capital?

July 14, 2016 by  
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How do you quantify environmental attributes, and how should those numbers figure into public policy?

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