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GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 231: Cox's cleantech agenda, Ryder's trucking ambitions

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Week in Review

Stories discussed this week (5:40).

Features

Cox Enterprises is investing for climate impact (21:30)

Veteran engineer Steve Bradley, vice president of the new Cox Cleantech division, fields five questions about the organization's investment strategy and priorities.

Ryder CTO talks truck efficiency, alternative fuels (31:55)

"It’s one of the most innovative times in the commercial trucking industry in the U.S., and that’s going to increase in the future," notes Richard Mohr, chief technology officer for trucking company Ryder. Tune in for a highlight from his conversation with Katie Fehrenbacher. Read the full interview.

Which companies are failing to report climate risks? (34:10)

As more federal agencies move to encourage environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting, the new Climate Risk Disclosure Lab at Duke University will provide a resource for anonymous whistleblowers with evidence that a company is withholding information. John Kostyack, executive director of one of the founding partners, the National Whistleblower Center, chats about its mission.

*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: "I'm Going For a Coffee," "Curiousity," "As I Was Saying," "More On That Later," "Arcade Montage," "Thinking It Over" and "Southside"

*This episode was sponsored by Amazon, Prescott and Cox Enterprises.

Virtual conversations

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Resources galore

State of the Profession. Our sixth report examining the evolving role of corporate sustainability leaders. Download it here.

The State of Green Business 2020. Our 13th annual analysis of key metrics and trends published here.

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