Episode 242: Responsible mining, the politics of clean energy
Fri, 10/23/2020 – 02:00
Week in Review
Stories discussed this week (7:25).
- Microsoft, Tiffany help carve out new responsible mining standard
- Green 2.0: Corporate advocacy and the environmental movement’s racial justice reckoning
- How big-time investors think about deforestation: Q&A with investment manager Lauren Compere
5 questions with renewable fuels company Neste (20:40)
Jeremy Baines took on his role as president of Neste U.S. a little more than a year ago. He joins us to answer five questions about the organization’s strategy.
The clean energy voting bloc (27:50)
GreenBiz senior energy analyst Sarah Golden offers an inside view to Clean Energy for Biden, which is raising visibility for the economic potential of clean energy industries ahead of the presidential election.
*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: “More On That Later,” “Night Caves,” “New Day,” “Curiosity” and “Sad Marimba Planet”
*This episode was sponsored by WestRock and MCE, and features VERGE 20 sponsor Neste.
Lessons in resilience from the produce industry. Subject matter experts from Kwik Lok, Walmart and Second Harvest Food Bank join us at 1 p.m. EST Nov. 10 to discuss responding to disruption and how to balance food safety and security to minimize food waste.
Behavior change and the circular economy. How innovation and new business models alter people’s relationship with waste. Join the discussion at 8 p.m. EST Nov. 12.
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