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GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 55: MasterCard's master plan for the SDGs; Etsy models nature

This week's GreenBiz 350 podcast: How do you get corporate boards on board for sustainability? Also, what mayors are doing on climate to circumvent the national election.

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The mission behind MasterCard's SDG master plan (16:10)

GreenBiz Senior Writer Heather Clancy spoke to Louise Holden, head of public-private partnerships for MasterCard, about why the payment company is jumping in on the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals.

How Etsy crafted its biophilic headquarters (28:00)

GreenBiz Associate Editor Anya Khalamayzer took a tour of Etsy's Brooklyn headquarters, which aims to be a "living building." James Connelly, director of the International Living Future Institute’s Living Product Challenge, weighs in on what the design decisions mean for the company and its employees.

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