Episode 46: Steelcase and the circular economy; Compass Group's recipe for food success
Welcome to the latest GreenBiz 350 podcast, where we bring you the news you need to know about sustainable business.
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GreenBiz week in review
Tune in at 4:00 minutes into the episode for a weekly roundup of the news you need to know about.
Is energy productivity the missing link for the Paris Accord?
Writer Anya Khalamayzer covered Climate Week in New York and took a look into how the new EP100 campaign was faring at the event (EP being "energy productivity"). She spoke to Jenny Chu, head of EP100 at the Climate Group.
GreenBiz Editor at large David Crane argues that politicizing the Clinton Global Initiative harms the disadvantaged, abused women, sick and hungry children and others desperate for just one chance in his piece "CGI, R.I.P."
Amazon, Google and the White House team up to visualize climate risk
GreenBiz Senior Writer Lauren Hepler examines the new open data tool Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness (PREP), created through a public-private collaboration — including NASA, Microsoft, NOAA, Amazon and Google — in order to provide users with data to promote local resilience measures.
An in-depth look at two stories changing the game for green business. Tune it around 16:50 and 30:12 to hear this week's features.
Why ShopRite and Compass Group have a taste for urban farming
GreenBiz senior writer Heather Clancy looks into the current applications for urban agriculture, and whether or not it will have a place in the way we eat in the future. Hear excerpts from the VERGE of Helene York, director of Google's global foodservice for the company Compass Group.
IoT for CE
Angela Nahikian, Director of Global Environmental Sustainability for Steelcase spoke to Joel Makower about how smart sensor can be leveraged to close the material's loop.
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