Famous Music Venue Goes Sustainable – Erika Wollam-Nichols, The Bluebird Café

“We have staff members who are very, very conscious of sustainability. One of our servers does our recycling…and we’ve had to really step into how can we find space for those kind of things, even composting…because obviously we have food waste, but our kitchen is not much bigger than the bathroom here.…I would also add… Continue reading Famous Music Venue Goes Sustainable – Erika Wollam-Nichols, The Bluebird Café

Sustainable Holiday Shopping – Kerry Bannigan, Conscious Fashion Campaign

“The fashion industry is a supply chain….but the reality is it’s a human chain. Nothing is made that we wear that does not go through many human hands. And so really for me, the environmental aspects are extremely important. But.. it’s really about brands being more open about their supply chain. And, specifically, when there… Continue reading Sustainable Holiday Shopping – Kerry Bannigan, Conscious Fashion Campaign

Climate News For The Masses – Anna Robertson, The Cool Down

“Anytime we’ve had to do something hard in human history, we’ve needed the public to understand and get on board with this future. And so, what we’re trying to do is quite simply to reach mainstream audiences…become America’s first mainstream climate brand and reach people who do have a level of concern and awareness about… Continue reading Climate News For The Masses – Anna Robertson, The Cool Down

Raising Money While Female – Ginger Rothrock, HG Ventures

“Do you understand what customers are looking for?…Do you know where you want to go? Can you tell a story? Are you the right person to lead this team and bring others on board?…The financial model is often the number side of your story. It is storytelling through numbers.” Ginger Rothrock on Electric Ladies Podcast… Continue reading Raising Money While Female – Ginger Rothrock, HG Ventures

How Corporates Can Lead Sustainability – Trisa Thompson, Former Chief Sustainability Officer, Dell Technologies

“Trust in the corporation today is higher than in your own government. That really gives them this moment that they should not squander, because the majority of Americans do believe in climate change and do want something done about it. And so, I think there are some real opportunities …. And this is for boards… Continue reading How Corporates Can Lead Sustainability – Trisa Thompson, Former Chief Sustainability Officer, Dell Technologies

Behind The SEC Curtain On Climate Rules – Kristina Wyatt, Fmr SEC Climate Risk Task Force, now at Persefoni

“The climate emergency is urgent and climate risk is financial risk. And the SEC is all about the protection of investors and the financial markets. And if you have this looming financial risk, that’s not being adequately addressed. …And, investors were saying, look, the information that we’re getting just doesn’t cut it. It’s not sufficiently… Continue reading Behind The SEC Curtain On Climate Rules – Kristina Wyatt, Fmr SEC Climate Risk Task Force, now at Persefoni

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

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