Episode 67: Salesforce's clean energy strategy; a farmer and his bees
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Week in Review
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- Nancy Hirshberg, organizer of Climate Day at the Natural Products Expo
- How to be a successful ex-CSO
- Why Coal Country must be part of the clean economy
- Is the finance sector really equipped to assess climate risks?
An in-depth look at two stories changing the game for green business.
Here's the buzz on Häagen-Dazs' plan to protect honeybees (21:15)
GreenBiz associate editor Anya Khalamayzer took a trip to Harris Farms in Chowchilla, California to see the work Häagen-Dazs is doing in partnership with the Xerces Society to protect bees. Clips are from Alex Placzek, Senior Brand Manager at Nestle-Dreyers (the parent company of the Häagen-Dasz brand) and Keith Kwan, the almond farmer at Harris Farms.
Salesforce's green building strategy (29:51)
GreenBiz senior writer Lauren Hepler spoke to Patrick Flynn, director of sustainability at Salesforce, about what the cloud software is doing to address the sustainability of its data centers and facilities, including its work around energy efficiency and the decision-making thought process when it comes to building automation.
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