Episode 161: The voices of GreenBiz 19
Tune in around 0:58 for a compilation of soundbites from the GreenBiz 19 event this week in Phoenix. Look for more great audio in Episode 162 next week.
- Ovie Mughelli, founder and CEO of the Ovie Mughelli Foundation, on the inspiration for his dedication to environmental education in diverse communities. (6:08)
- Anisa Kamadoli Costa, chairman and president of The Tiffany & Co. Foundation and chief sustainability officer, on how insights from the environmental philanthropy projects undertaken by the jewelry company's foundation help inform more sustainable design choices. (10:30)
- Audrey Choi, chief marketing officer and chief sustainability officer at Morgan Stanley, on the difference between contemporary environmental, social and governance concerns and old-school socially responsible investing. (13:12)
Insights and brief show reports from GreenBiz Group's team of in-house industry experts.
- Sarah Golden, Senior Energy Analyst and VERGE Energy Conference Chair (16:19)
- Lauren Phipps, Director and Senior Analyst, Circular Economy (23:54)
Why Tyson Foods is digging into land stewardship (27:43)
Working with the Environmental Defense Fund, the food giant plans to scale up its use of cloud-based agricultural technologies from MyFarms and opted-in farms from Farmers Business Network (FBN) to collect information about agricultural production practices. The aim is to cultivate more sustainable farming practices. Tyson Chief Sustainability Officer Justin Whitmore — who was this week also named executive vice president of alternative proteins — serves up more details.
What's on the menu for The Protein Challenge 2040 (34:17)
How do we ensure sources of protein as the world's population swells and climate change makes current methods of food production unsustainable? That's the question posed by The Protein Challenge 2040, spearheaded by a global coalition of NGOs and multinational businesses. Sandra Seru, U.S. director for the Forum for the Future, dishes on a new initiative in U.S. schools aimed at increasing consumption of plant-based foods. The missing link: More menu items from food giants.
*All music in this episode by Lee Rosevere ("Here's the Thing," "I'm Going for a Coffee" and "4th Floor Walkup")
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