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GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 85: How AI may help sustainability; Keurig dives into recycling

In this week's episode, the rise and fall of NRG's green strategy, a chat with a biomimicry green guru and a visit to the ePrix.

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Week in Review

Tune in around 4:20 for a weekly roundup of news.

1. Inside the rise and fall of NRG's green strategy

2. How 'catalytic philanthropy' could solve global waste 

3. What artificial intelligence means for sustainability

Featured stories

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

Racing towards the future with EVs (18:00)

Editorial Director Heather Clancy interviews Padmasree Warrior, CEO and chief development officer of innovative EV company NIO, after a trip to the Formula E ePrix in Brooklyn. Read more about the event, and what it means for the future of mobility and cities, in "3 ways EVs could sideswipe the 'rules' of urban living."

Can a coffee company do its own R&D for recycling? (28:00)

Associate Editor Anya Khalamayzer interviews Monique Oxender, chief sustainability officer at Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. about her career in sustainability and the quest to create a completely recyclable K-cup.
Interview with Janine Benyus (40:15)
Executive Editor Joel Makower sits down with Janine Benyus, a natural sciences writer, innovation consultant, author and biomimicry expert. 

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. 

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