GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 106: Resilience is the 'new normal'; rebuilding PR's grid

The Year Ahead

Sustainability leaders discuss their year-ahead hopes. 

1. John Elkington (5:52)

2. Bob Langert (22:00)

3. Aron Cramer (37:57)

4. Andrew Beebe (55:00)

Week in Review

Tune in around 6:52 for a weekly roundup of news.

1. How to avoid the "climate apocalypse" in 2018

2. Why I'm negative on "net positive"

3. In 2018, resilience will become the new normal 

Featured stories

1. What's possible and what's probable in Puerto Rico (23:45)

It's been months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico's power transmission and generation systems, and one-third of the island is still without power. Developers are assessing strategies that can help, as Cassandra Sweet reports in "Here's how clean energy could help Puerto Rico navigate out of the dark."

2. The circular economy goes global (38:46)

Lower-income countries such as Rwanda, South Africa and India are already ahead of the curve in circular economy applications. How will the policies of established economies, and new technology, affect them? Heather Clancy interviewed Johanna Lehne of Chatham House: The Royal Institute of International Affairs about the opportunities of a global shift in resource use. 

What's new at GreenBiz?

News, events, webcasts — the list goes on. Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest in sustainability by keeping up with GreenBiz.

• Join us for the release of the 11th annual edition of State of Green Business, GreenBiz Group’s award-winning annual report, written in partnership with Trucost. This one-hour webcast looks at 10 key trends assessing how companies are moving the needle on environmental challenges. Register to watch for free at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET Jan. 16. 

• Check out Center Stage, our new podcast, which features the best of live interviews on sustainable business and clean technology, conducted on stage at GreenBiz and VERGE conferences.

• The GreenBiz Intelligence Panel is the survey body we poll regularly throughout the year on key trends and developments in sustainability. To become part of the panel, click here. Enrolling is free and should take two minutes.

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