Episode 43: Big Ag unites for healthy soil; Candid career advice for millennials
Welcome to the latest GreenBiz 350 podcast, where we bring you the news you need to know about sustainable business.
Finally, follow along with the stories, companies and initiatives mentioned during the show with the guide below:
GreenBiz week in review
Tune in at 4:10 minutes into the episode for a weekly roundup of the news you need to know about.
Lessons from the young and the not-so-young
GreenBiz summer intern Emma Campher checked in with the 2016 class of the GreenBiz 30 Under 30 to get their advice in the piece "Young sustainability leaders reveal their career success secrets." And Bob Langert, GreenBiz Editor at Large and former the sustainability chief at McDonald's, is back with the last of a three-part series on sustainability leadership: "A sustainability leader’s lessons of a lifetime."
Setting corporate carbon goals and meaning it
GreenBiz Editor at Large David Crane explains why setting a bad goal is worse than not setting a goal at all — at least when it comes to carbon — in the piece "Setting corporate carbon goals and meaning it."
Why the Paris Agreement ratification bodes ill for oil
James Murray of BusinessGreen lays out an argument for why the joint ratification of the Paris Agreement by the U.S. and China is the beginning of the end for fossil fuels.
An in-depth look at two stories changing the game for green business. Tune it around 14:10 and 35:20 to hear this week's features.
How to make it in corporate sustainability
Mike Hower shares his top five insights to cracking the career code in his last piece as a GreenBiz Senior Writer as he moves on other (but we reckon not greener!) pastures. Here in the podcast, he describes the personal experiences and challenges that led him to develop these lessons on how to make it in corporate sustainability.
Cargill's Jill Kolling on the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative
Senior Writer Barbara Grady explains what PepsiCo, Kellogg, General Mills, Cargill, Monsanto and Walmart are up to with their joint venture the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative; with excerpts from Jill Kolling, co-chair of the initative.
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