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Episode 33: Can Interface 'take back' the climate? Meet our 30 under 30

From the emerging leaders in sustainable business, NGOs and cities across the U.S. to one company's pursuit of bolder climate goals, we've got a packed episode for this week's GreenBiz 350 podcast.

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Finally, follow along with the stories, companies and initiatives mentioned during the show with the guide below:

GreenBiz week in review

Tune in at 2:30 minutes into the episode for a weekly roundup of the news you need to know about.

Hawaii's road to renewables

Islands are a unique animal when it comes to energy economics, relying heavily on imports to power commerce and everyday life. But there are also lessons that can be learned on the mainland, as Hawaii State Energy Office Administrator Mark Glick wrote in a piece first published by Brink.

Today's coolest climate solutions

Biodegradable 3D printing feedstocks made from algae, new business models to bring shared mobility to poor urban populations and vertical ocean farming — these are just a few of the 5 coolest climate solutions identified in Senior Editor Lauren Hepler's round up of a new report by European thinktank Sustainia.

A business plan for a greener America

What does the military have to do with environmentalism? A lot, given the major security risks posed by climate change. In an excerpt of the forthcoming book "The New Grand Strategy: Restoring America’s Prosperity, Security and Sustainability in the 21st Century" by Executive Editor Joel Makower, Mark Mykleby and Patrick Doherty.

Featured stories

An in-depth look at two stories changing the game for green business. Tune it around 10:40 and 22:50 to hear this week's features.

Meet the GreenBiz 30 under 30 honorees

From transportation, utilities and buildings to cities, NGOs and nonprofits, the first GreenBiz 30 under 30 list sought out young leaders already making an impact on sustainable business. Tune in to hear from some of them on their motivations, methods and what they aim to conquer next.

Interface aims to "take back" the climate

When your company is already on the road to environmental milestones like zero waste and 100 percent renewable energy, where do you go from there? Makower goes inside famously sustainability-concious carpet manufacturer Interface to learn about a new bid to "take back" the climate.

What's new at GreenBiz?

News, events, webcasts — the list goes on. Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest in sustainability by keeping up with GreenBiz.

New research

Where are the jobs in sustainability? Better yet, who gets paid what? Read all about it in our new State of the Profession report.

Free webcasts

Ford is among the many automakers striving to keep pace with a rapidly evolving mobility landscape, which will be the topic of the free June 15 webcast "Sustainability Meets Mobility: Inside Ford’s Strategic Shift." Then, on June 28, a separate website will cover the topic of "Putting Innovation to Work within Employee Sustainability Initiatives."

Hitting the Road

What happens when tech and sustainability collide? Find out at VERGE Hawaii June 21-23 in Honolulu. Can't make it? Mark your calendar for VERGE 2016, happening Sept. 19-22 in Santa Clara, California.

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Technical direction for GreenBiz 350 by Sureya Melkonian.

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