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The 10 Best Sustainability Podcasts for Environmental Business Leaders

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Our Top 10 Sustainability Podcasts for Business Leaders  

In the spirit of making things easy for you, we’ve put together a carefully curated list of the top 10 most insightful and educational sustainability podcasts. And with so many companies and employees still working from home, this is the perfect way to continue your professional development from the comfort of your home office. 

#1: GreenBiz 350 Podcast  

Facility Optimization Ebook: A Guide to Identifying and Implementing Facility Optimization Projects

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Traditionally, facility optimization projects, whether they focus on energy or water conservation, renewable energy adoption, or equipment retrofits, are all intended to reduce operation costs. However, facility optimization also supports an organization’s broader sustainability goals which can translate to real shareholder, employee, and customer value.

Start Your Facility Optimization Journey Here
In this eBook, we offer a roadmap and tools for beginning your facility optimization journey. Within these pages you’ll learn how to:

Cambium Carbon Cuts Waste, Builds Green Future

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By Bob Cunningham

There are countless ways trees benefit urban communities and society as a whole, but they also come with a built-in hindrance: They are expensive.

U.S. cities lose an average 36 million trees each year due to disease or infestation, age and extreme weather, resulting in economic losses up to $786 million annually.

New Flagship EU Project Focused on Replacing Toxic Solvents with Renewable Alternatives

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February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Biotechnology company Circa Group has announced it is leading the consortium for new EU project ReSolute – a flagship Horizon 2020 project set to develop the first commercial plant to produce Cyrene™ a new sustainably sourced, safer alternative to traditional, fossil-based solvents.

Investors Have a Fiduciary Responsibility to Combat the Climate Crisis

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by Jessye Waxman, Green Century Capital Management 

As a shareholder advocate for an environmentally-responsible mutual fund company, I directly engage companies on their supply chain strategies and have successfully convinced them to adopt practices that have real-world impacts that protect a triple bottom line. I’ve collaborated with Aramark and Tyson Foods to develop robust no-deforestation commitments, and have successfully pressed Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the US, to adopt a no-deforestation policy that will cover its private label products.

How Positive "Impact Bonds" Build on Strong Foundations

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by Benjamin Bailey, CFA, Praxis Mutual Funds & Everence Financial 

Praxis Mutual Fund shareholders expect us to invest with their values in mind. The Praxis Impact Bond Fund turned 25 this year and through the first half of the fund’s tenure we diligently focused on screening out holdings contrary to those shared values. In 2006, our eyes were opened by a public bond offering that showed us what positive impact bonds (those bonds that make a positive impact on the climate and/or communities) could do.

Sustainable Investing: The Enduring Revolution

Outlook for 2020 and Beyond
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by Leslie Samuelrich, President of Green Century Funds 

The climate crisis is precipitating a sustainable investment revolution, and I think that revolution will endure in 2020.

When the environmentally-responsible mutual fund company that I lead was founded in 1991, the average investor was not concerned about sustainability. Times have changed. Nearly 80 percent of respondents to a recent study said that they “love the idea of investing in companies that care about the same issues” as them. This isn’t just lip service.

12 Steps to a Green Chemicals Score

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SOMETIMES a task can seem too daunting. That’s how we at the life science business of Merck felt when we repeatedly got requests for lifecycle analysis (LCA) for our products. You may be saying, “Yes, they’re detailed, but come on.” Well, doing LCAs for more than 300,000 products isn’t an easy task. Was there a better way to tackle these requests?

Sunny days energize Aflac ... literally!

Aflac enabling more efficient, cleaner production of energy
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Sunny days energize Aflac ... literally! As part of Aflac’s Green Initiative, solar panels were installed at our Georgia headquarters, enabling more efficient and cleaner production of energy.

Learn more about our commitment to a brighter future: Aflac.com/CSR.

Mid-Course Correction Revisited - Profitable & Sustainable Business

The updated book by Ray Anderson's Grandson John Lanier with foreword by Paul Hawken
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by John Lanier, author and grandson of Ray Anderson 

You always remember your first. Book, that is – you always remember your first book. You know, the first one you write. What were you thinking of?

In my case, the first book is also my only book. Whether I go on to write a hundred more or keep authorship in my rearview mirror, Mid-Course Correction Revisited will always be special to me. The reason is simple. It has everything to do with who my co-author was.

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