GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 84: China's clean tech ascent and that Salesforce tower

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Week in Review

Tune in around 4:45 for a weekly roundup of news.

1. Climate and cash: A G20-approved guide to disclosure

2. Some troubling new math on carbon reductions 

3. GM, Michelin put brakes on deforestation linked to rubber 

Featured stories

An in-depth look at stories changing the game for green business. 

5 ways tourism is thriving in a healthy Hawaii (15:35)

Takeaways from the VERGE Hawaii Sustainable Tourism Summit, which brought together more than 85 leaders from across the island's tourism industry. GreenBiz Director of Strategic Programs, Shana Rappaport, synthesizes their key insights on how to keep this economic sector thriving while maintaining opportunities and natural resources in "Sustainable tourism: A journey, not a destination." 

China's clean tech ascent (23:40)

Senior Writer Lauren Hepler interviews Qi Lu, strategy and research partner at Beijing's Tsing Capital. Tsing Capital invests in clean tech and speaks the global language of "doing well by doing good."
Interview with Patrick Flynn, chief director of sustainability, Salesforce (35:30)
Executive Editor Joel Makower chats with Flynn, who stopped by the GreenBiz officer, about buildings, sustainability as a key business component  and that huge tower. 

What's new at GreenBiz?

News, events, webcasts — the list goes on. Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest in sustainability by keeping up with GreenBiz.

• Join us for VERGE 17 in Santa Clara, California from Sept. 19 to 21. If you aren't able to attend in person, there will be an opportunity to sign up for the free virtual event covering the latest technologies, tools and trends accelerating the clean economy.

• The GreenBiz Intelligence Panel is the survey body we poll regularly throughout the year on key trends and developments in sustainability. To become part of the panel, click here. Enrolling is free and should take two minutes.

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Technical direction for GreenBiz 350 by Stephanie May Joyce. 

This episode was sponsored by the Environmental Defense Fund. Learn more at edf.org/leadership.