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GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 292: Early buzz from COP26, more VERGE 21 voices

Plus, why Intuit's new marketplace for small businesses is such a big deal.


This week's run time is 40:26.

More voices from VERGE 21 (25:30)

Replaying keynote conversation highlights from our four-day online event this week. Find coverage of VERGE 21 here. This week's feature includes:

  • Renee Lertzman, founder on Project InsideOut — On the hope/despair binary and why leaders should let themselves be human
  • Michiel Bakker, vice president, global workplace programs at Google — On the importance of balancing being bold about the long-term and acting in the here and now 
  • Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg — On how the Department of Transportation is thinking about the spaces that people need to navigate, whether it's urban or rural 
  • Devishi Jha, director of partnerships of Zero Hour and founder of Voyagers — On the importance of including the perspective of young people in corporate climate strategy. Right now.
  • Paul Hawken, founder of Project Drawdown and Project Regeneration — On his new book: "Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation" and why he's embracing the word "regeneration" 
  • Amy Duffuor, principal of Prime Impact Fund — On why it's important to have an intersectional approach to climate tech 
  • Xiye Bastida, climate activist with Fridays for Future — On the critical importance of including indigenous wisdom in the dialogue around creating holistic solutions 

*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: "And So Then," "Where Was I," "Late Night Tales" and "Let That Sink In"


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