This week's run time is 46:53.
Co-host Joel Makower speaks with executives who attended COP27 in Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt, asking them to reflect on what success would look like for the important climate gathering and why it was worthwhile to attend. Here are those who commented (listed alphabetically by company):
- Davida Heller, head of sustainability strategy, Citi
- Henri Bruxelles, chief sustainability and strategic business development officer, Danone
- Mike Froman, vice chairman and president, strategic growth, Mastercard
- Owen Bethell, environmental impact lead, Nestle
- Christiano Oliveira, executive manager of new business, Suzano
WEEK IN REVIEW (16:30)
- COP27: This past year in deforestation
- A deforestation roadmap that leaves a lot to be desired
- What companies in your supply chain wish you knew
- "Lawyer up:" Republican rhetoric over ESG escalates
This VC is all about industrial resource efficiency
Blackhorn Ventures is unique in the universe of climate tech VCs. For one thing, it focuses on enterprises that are "redefining industrial resource efficiency" — which doesn’t generate quite as many headlines as blockchain firms or battery recycling startups. We speak with Melissa Cheong, the firm's managing partner, to discuss that investment thesis.
Music in this episode
Lee Rosevere: “And So Then.”
Coma-Media: “Soft Beat.”
To make sure you don't miss the newest episode of GreenBiz 350, subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Have a question or suggestion for a future segment? Email us at [email protected].