GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 87: Apple branches out; it's time to reimagine carbon

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Week in Review

Tune in around 5:30 for a weekly roundup of news.

1. It's time to reimagine carbon 

2. Why JPMorgan committed $200 billion to "clean" financing 

3. Apple’s sustainability strategy branches out 

4. On Earth Offshoot Day, an ecological budget 42 percent overdrawn

Featured stories

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

Q&A with Marianne Wu, energy and investing lead, GE Ventures (33:10)

Coral's $7 million insurance policy (47:35)

Swiss Re and The Nature Conservancy have created the world's first coral reef insurance policy, which protects a 40-mile stretch of the Mesoamerican reef, and the businesses around it, from damage. Associate editor swims with the idea in "Cancun’s coral reef receives a health insurance policy."

What the heck is Microsoft AI for Earth? (1:00:00)

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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.