Episode 92: Clean energy buyers shift policy; a risky future
Week in Review
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An in-depth look at stories changing the game for business and sustainability.
1. Help, the multinational ate my homework! (22:00)
Scot Case, senior associate at Springboard International, discusses why corporate sustainability pledges often become nothing more substantive than a report by the time they trickle down through supply chains.
2. The future of risk after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma (30:25)
Combined, the two hurricanes that ripped through the Caribbean, Texas and the Southeast U.S. last week caused $200 billion in damages, comparable to the entirety of Hurricane Katrina. Chris Castro, director of sustainability for the city of Orlando, talks about how city resilience officers must adapt to the new normal.
3. Corporates are leading the charge for clean energy (38:55)
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