Week in Review
Stories discussed this week (6:00).
- 20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021
- Why sustainability professionals have the edge on anti-racism work
- The problem with your net-zero commitment
A taste of whiskey maker Suntory’s sustainability recipe (17:30)
Japanese beverage giant Suntory owns the American Bourbon brands Jim Beam and Maker's Mark, among other iconic brands. Yuko Koshiish, senior general manager of corporate sustainability for the company, chats about its strategy — including its unique program for restoring water and what U.S. companies can learn from Japan's jaw-dropping 85 percent recycling rate.
*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: "Thinking It Over," "Waiting for the Moment That Never Comes" and "Introducing the Pre-roll"