Disrupting Ford By Starting From Scratch – Suzy Deering, Ford, Chief Marketing Officer

“I started this meeting every Friday that was called Marketing Modernization, but, really, it was kind of almost like an open mic type of meeting, because I had teams come in and they could make a choice as to what topics (we would talk about). I’d say, ‘What is it you feel that we’re not… Continue reading Disrupting Ford By Starting From Scratch – Suzy Deering, Ford, Chief Marketing Officer

Food Design, Nutrition & Climate – Dr. Lara Ramdin, Dole Sunshine Foods

Lara Ramdin (Casey Curry/AP Images for Dole Packaged Foods)

”Think about food design as a system. We are innovating at the product end, but we’re also trying to innovate ….to get food that would be otherwise be wasted back into the food supply chain…(including through) canned (and frozen) fruit and vegetables, which are really good accessible nutrition,” especially in the face of climate change.… Continue reading Food Design, Nutrition & Climate – Dr. Lara Ramdin, Dole Sunshine Foods

Sustainable Tires & the Inflation Reduction Act – Maureen Kline, Pirelli Tires

“We asked the Forest Stewardship Council to go on the ground and do the whole certification process, just like they do for paper…Then they’re following that rubber throughout the chain of custody all the way through to the factory here in Georgia….We have just produced the first FSC certified tire.” Maureen Kline on Electric Ladies… Continue reading Sustainable Tires & the Inflation Reduction Act – Maureen Kline, Pirelli Tires

Pivoting the Economy to Net Zero – Sandrine Dixson, Club of Rome

Sandrine Dxson

“How do we get PPPs out there, public private partnerships, where we bring in also the investment community from the beginning, so that we can truly shift the capital where it needs to go in order to reduce our impact?” Sandrine Dixson on Electric Ladies Podcast The new Inflation Reduction Act invests $369 billion in… Continue reading Pivoting the Economy to Net Zero – Sandrine Dixson, Club of Rome

EV Trucks & The Inflation Reduction Act – Neha Palmer, TeraWatt Infrastructure

“I think what’s really interesting and intriguing to me is the collaboration from the DOT and the DOE. there certainly is an overlap when you think about electrification, it’s a transportation question, but it’s also an energy question and both of those things have to be really coordinated to have success here…. They have to… Continue reading EV Trucks & The Inflation Reduction Act – Neha Palmer, TeraWatt Infrastructure

Business, Climate And The Inflation Reduction Act – Anne Kelly, VP of Government Relations, Ceres

Anne Kelly, Ceres, VP of Government Relations

“This is very much a jobs plan….It deals with four interwoven challenges…The first is the post-pandemic reality, the second is the economic downturn, the third is the climate crisis, and the fourth is inequality and racial equity… The general theme is that the road to economic recovery is through climate action..” Anne Kelly, Ceres.org on… Continue reading Business, Climate And The Inflation Reduction Act – Anne Kelly, VP of Government Relations, Ceres

Risk & New Climate-Inflation Bill – Michele Wucker, Author, “You Are What You Risk: The New Science & Art of Navigating An Uncertain World”

How will Members of Congress view the risks of climate change and their actions as they prepare to vote on new ground-breaking legislation to reduce carbon emissions, further the transition to clean energy, and help families with basic costs?  What’s our own risk “fingerprint” and risk “ecosystem”? Listen to this interview with Michele Wucker on… Continue reading Risk & New Climate-Inflation Bill – Michele Wucker, Author, “You Are What You Risk: The New Science & Art of Navigating An Uncertain World”

Geothermal Plant Captures CO2 – “Begga” Olafsdottir, CEO of ON Power, Iceland

““At ON Power…combined we produce just under 20% of the energy produced in Iceland…. We are removing carbon from our operations….Plus, we have been operating a carbon removal station, since then, mineralizing and removing from the atmosphere just over 10,000 tons (of emissions) a year.” Berglind “Begga” Olafsdottir on Electric Ladies Podcast.” In a recent… Continue reading Geothermal Plant Captures CO2 – “Begga” Olafsdottir, CEO of ON Power, Iceland

Recruiting To Build EVs – Telva McGruder, General Motors Chief Diversity Officer

“It takes work and it takes commitment to really screen in versus screen out….We are approaching this in many ways…We don’t simply need an electrical engineer or a mechanical engineer, or a person with a computer science degree. What are the skills that we’re looking for? What are the interests that we need in the… Continue reading Recruiting To Build EVs – Telva McGruder, General Motors Chief Diversity Officer

Circular Economy Business Models in Iceland – Birta Kristin Helgadottir

“I think now, business models will have to somehow rely more on collaboration rather than competition, So, I think, and maybe, naively hope, (this) will be the future of business models…We’ve harnessed geothermal power for ages, and then we decided we needed to… harness the effluent stream, the excess material that comes from, for example,… Continue reading Circular Economy Business Models in Iceland – Birta Kristin Helgadottir