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Episode 250: Sustainability leaders greet 2021 with conviction, renewed purpose

Plus, outtakes from this week's interview about water and sanitation infrastructure with environmental justice advocate Catherine Coleman Flowers.


Week in Review

Stories discussed this week (5:35).


'The right to flush and forget' (16:15) 

Outtakes from this week's interview with Catherine Coleman Flowers, who has dedicated her career and voice to the lack of water and sanitation infrastructure in rural American communities. 

2021 reflections from sustainability leaders (22"45) 

We feature the voices of our vibrant community in this episode. Sustainability professionals considered this question: What’s the most significant way that the events of 2020 changed your job or perspective as a sustainability professional? What’s your priority for 2021, as a result? Here are responses, many of them from our GreenBiz Executive Network. For revelations from 30 Under 30 honorees, listen to Episode 249.

  1. Page Motes, strategy leader for sustainability, Dell (23:10)
  2. Jill Kolling, vice president of global sustainability, Cargill (25:12)
  3. Emilio Tenuta, chief sustainability officer, Ecolab (26:50)
  4. Margot Lyons, product and sustainability manager, Coyuchi (29:00)
  5. Clay Nesler, vice president of global energy and sustainability, Johnson Controls (30:55)
  6. Alice Steenland, chief sustainability officer, Dassault Systems (32:50)
  7. Jim Andrew, chief sustainability officer, PepsiCo (34:12)
  8. Suzanne Fallender, director of corporate responsibility, Intel (36:30)

*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: "Waiting for the Moment That Never Comes," "Decompress," "Not My Problem," "I Bet You Wonder Why," "More on That Later," "Everywhere," "Start the Day," "Looking Back," All the Answers" and "As I Was Saying"

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