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GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 123: Public meets private, symbiotic relationships

Also in this episode, how chief digital officers are aiding and abetting the clean energy transition and why more fleet operators are evaluating electric trucks and vans.

Week in Review

Tune in around 7:15 for a weekly roundup of news.

  1. Behind Europe’s quest to scale industrial symbiosis

  2. Where it makes sense for fleets to go electric

  3. Toward a playbook for public-private partnerships

Featured stories

Meet 11 startups inspired by the low-carbon transition (21:06)

Shana Rappaport, director of strategic programs for GreenBiz Group, gives us the lowdown on the entrepreneurs we'll feature next month at VERGE Hawaii. They're the latest class in the VERGE Accelerate program, which has featured more than 120 early-stage ventures since 2012.

You wish your job was as cool as a chief digital officer (26:16)

Guido Jouret leads digital strategy for ABB, a 130-year-old power and automation technology company that is adding digital infrastructure to the world’s energy and transportation systems. He sat down with GreenBiz Research Director and Senior Analyst Paul Carp to chat about robotics, fast-charging transportation infrastructure and software-based building automation systems. Here are some interview highlights.

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• Don't miss our upcoming interactive webcast, "The Science of Setting Credible, Courageous Sustainability Goals," in which we'll explore how to connect carbon reduction, water conservation and other ambitious corporate sustainability targets more closely with your company's overall innovation and growth agenda. Register here for free for the webcast at 11 a.m. EST/8 a.m. PST May 22.

• Join us in Honolulu at VERGE Hawaii from June 12 to 14 to hobnob with major energy, transportation and economic stakeholders across the state and dive deep into technical, political and cultural solutions. Our early-bird rate expires May 11. Mahalo!

• Looking to change up your career? GreenBiz is hiring, and you can check out all the open positions here.

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

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