“For anything to happen on a grand scale, we need to have culture supported… Artists are good at planting these seeds, putting the stories out there and for anybody. The key is repetition. So, if you encounter a certain story, certain type of story in the music you listen to, in the articles that you… Continue reading Climate & Culture – Sandra Bargman & Chantal Bilodeau, Artists & Climate Initiative
“72% of CEOs say that innovation is one of their top three priorities. And close to 70% of them say they have a hard time driving innovation in their organization. I would posit, having been in there and been an intrapreneur myself, that the problem is they hire the wrong people. They hire for what… Continue reading Hire The Outliers – Joan on Lesley Michaels Show, “Women We Should Know”
“We have an allocated pool of capital that we are investing in early stage startups that are solving some of the world’s most critical challenges. And…we care just as much about the financial success of the company as we do the impact that that company is going to make on the world. When I say… Continue reading Investing In Companies For Social Impact – Meredith Shields, Citi Impact Fund
Electric Ladies Podcast listeners requested that we air a collection of career advice from our various guests, and we heard you. Here’s our second collage of advice from five amazing women from different fields. The last question in each of our Electric Ladies Podcast episodes is asking for career advice, especially for midcareer women who… Continue reading How To Advance Your Career From 5 Women in Different Fields – By Listener Demand!
“The impact investing we focused on, and tried to bring tools and resources together for, really represents areas of investing where you’re looking for both a financial return and a social return through the investments that you make. So, it’s really that simple. It’s asking the question of, ‘is there some kind of social return… Continue reading ESG, Impact Investing & the SEC’s Climate Rules – Jean Case, Case Foundation
“We have now forward looking data, data that allows us to look 30 years into the future and understand how and where we’re vulnerable. The different hazards, by the way that we have, are flood, wind, drought, and wildfire. And what we’re doing with that is, we’re integrating it into the network design and planning… Continue reading Neighborhood Climate Impact 30 Years Forward – Jessica Filante Farrington, AT&T, Director of Global Sustainability
Electric Ladies Podcast listeners requested that we air a collection of career advice from our various guests and here it is! In fact, we’re making it a new continuing part of our series. The last question in each of our Electric Ladies Podcast episodes is asking for career advice, especially for midcareer women who want… Continue reading Career Advice From 5 Top Guests In 2022 – By Listener Demand!
“It has to be cross-functional…It’s really leaders in the product group, in global operations, in services and other groups that are coming together as a governance body and saying, ‘What do we need to do holistically and cross-functionally? And what are all of the different parts that add up to a new potential outlook or… Continue reading Making Computers Sustainably – Page Motes, Head of Sustainability, Dell Technologies
“We’re all doing our part, but the big manufacturers producing the products, we need to go back there. We need to say, how can we do this better?… Clients don’t realize that waste and recycling all contribute to that whole initiative with ESG…” Melissa Modica on Electric Ladies Podcast A fundamental part of any environmental… Continue reading Solutions To Our Waste Problem – Melissa Modica, Waste Harmonics
“How do we deal with dilemmas? How do we think unthinkable? You know, the climate, ESG, human rights issues, diversity, equity, inclusion, supply chain issues, cyber security, integrity of data, incentive plans, all of those, the future of good corporate governance, transparency, anti-corruption. All of those different issues that have been there for a long,… Continue reading ESG On Corporate Boards – Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO of Competent Boards