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79 minutes | 4 days ago
575 Jason Howell on Sustainable Investing & the Social Power of Stakeholders
Jason Howell is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Chartered SRI Counselor™ professional. He is also a professor, author, former US Congressional Candidate and a Top Wealth Adviser by WASHINGTONIAN magazine. Jason Howell Company is a family wealth management firm that uses Sustainable Responsible Impact investing strategies to develop community stakeholders.
49 minutes | 10 days ago
574 The Carbon Negative Path of Interface - With Lisa Conway
Lisa Conway serves as VP of Sustainability at Interface – the global flooring manufacturer that is leading industry to love the world – and is passionate about bringing awareness to the interconnectedness of environmental sustainability and human health. To drive understanding around the impact of carbon on human health, Lisa and her team provide educational programming on the need for transparency and prioritization of embodied carbon in specifications within the building industry. Interface is a worldwide commercial flooring company and global leader in sustainability.
44 minutes | 16 days ago
573 The Importance of Polypropylene Recycling & Its Place in a Circular Economy - With Ali Blandina of The Recycling Partnership
At The Recycling Partnership, Ali Blandina brings her deep experience and passion for developing innovative strategies, building collaborative partnerships, and catalyzing change to her role as Director of Circular Ventures. Ali leads many initiatives including The Partnership’s Pathway to Circularity, which enables stakeholders to successfully understand circular packaging challenges, solutions, and actions – turning thought leadership into action leadership in building a circular economy. The Recycling Partnership is the lead action agent catalyzing the circular economy in the U.S., working with communities, brands, and other aligned organizations to transform recycling for good.
59 minutes | 24 days ago
572 Dr. Nate Storey on Vertical Farming & Plenty's Groundbreaking Technology
Nate Storey leads science and innovation for Plenty’s cutting-edge vertical farm technologies. He has extensive experience in plant production and equipment design, and drives Plenty’s ground-breaking plant science to deliver industry leading yields of delicious fresh fruits and vegetables. Prior to Plenty, he founded Bright Agrotech, an agriculture company that created hardware, software and services to advance the indoor and vertical agriculture industries. Nate received his Ph.D. in Agronomy from the University of Wyoming with an emphasis in vertical plane hydroponic production. He also received his Bachelor’s and Masters of Science degrees in Agriculture Science from the University of Wyoming. Plenty is the only scalable indoor vertical farm that can grow multiple crops on one platform with superior flavors and yield. Its mission is to improve the health of people, plants, and our planet.
73 minutes | 2 months ago
571 David Beurle from Future iQ, on The Future of Urban Living
David Beurle is a globally renowned expert on Future Thinking and Trends within Governments, Corporations, Industry, Regions and Communities. He is also CEO of Future iQ. Future iQ is a global research and consulting company specialising in foresight and scenario-based strategic planning. Future iQ, has just hosted the follow up virtual consultation to the successful Future of Urban Living consultation, held in December 2018 at St George’s House in the grounds of Windsor Castle. The virtual consultation (Jan 22nd 2021) engaged 30 global experts around issues pertinent to society and the Future of Urban Living post pandemic. These include: Evolving Social Fabric, Distribution of Power and Influence, Demographic Distribution and Movement and Mobility. Experts were invited to take part.
44 minutes | 2 months ago
570 Why We Need Bioplastics in Retail Packaging, with Caroli Buitenhuis of Green Serendipity
Caroli Buitenhuis is a bioplastics and packaging expert and founder of Green Serendipity. She has an award winning track record in the fields of bioplastics, circular packaging and the development of innovative circular concepts and strategies. Green Serendipity is an international consultancy for advice on bioplastics for packaging and products. Located in the Bioplastics Hub in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
44 minutes | 2 months ago
569 Solar Company Software from 17TeraWatts - with Scott Nguyen
Scott Nguyen is CEO of 17TeraWatts and a Fellow at the University of Texas Energy Institute. Scott has 15 years of energy industry experience, 18 USPTO patents, and a PhD in Physics from Harvard University. 17TeraWatts' Bodhi software platform empowers residential solar companies to deliver amazing customer experiences.
71 minutes | 4 months ago
568 Dr. Daniel Brooks on the Covid-19 Vaccine
Daniel Brooks is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto, a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the Linnean Society of London, and a Research Fellow of the Manter Laboratory of Parasitology, University of Nebraska State Museum. He has been working for the past decade as a free-lance consultant on the evolutionary biology of climate change and emerging disease. He is also an author of The Stockholm Paradigm, which we discussed in his first episode, during the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown. Find his last episode here.
55 minutes | 4 months ago
567 The Business of Foresight & Strategic Predictions - with David Beurle
David Beurle is a globally renowned expert on Future Thinking and Trends within Governments, Corporations, Industry, Regions and Communities. He is also CEO of Future iQ. Future iQ is a global research and consulting company specializing in foresight and scenario-based strategic planning.
49 minutes | 5 months ago
566 Biomaterials & Sustainability Innovation by Hexas Biomass - With Wendy Owens
Wendy Owens is the founder and CEO of Hexas Biomass Inc. and combines her background in materials engineering and biotech to lead Hexas to help the world achieve a more sustainable future through plant-based raw materials. Wendy is a published author and a former cabinet-level advisor to two US administrations. Hexas Biomass is a biomaterials company that sells raw and pre-processed, plant-based materials as substitutes for wood and fossil fuel-based raw materials in multiple applications.
42 minutes | 6 months ago
565 Acme Paper & Supply: Advancing Sustainable Products - with Scott Attman
As part of the 3rd generation, Scott Attman, Vice President of Acme Paper & Supply, has spent 23 years growing his family’s 74 year distribution company focusing on providing innovative and sustainable solutions to clients in various verticals ranging from fast casual restaurants to caterers, stadiums to hotels, and commercial office building to government facilities. When Scott is not working, he enjoys enjoying the vibrant Washington DC restaurant scene, coaching his children’s sports teams, and skiing. He resides in the Maryland suburbs outside of Washington DC with his wife Donna and their 3 children. Acme Paper is a distribution organization that services clients throughout the greater Mid-Atlantic Region with 5 divisions, Restaurant Equipment and smallwares, disposable foodservice packaging, facilities and hygiene solutions, industrial packaging, and custom retail packaging.
24 minutes | 6 months ago
564 TTN Insights: Digital Security & Data Protection in a Pandemic - with Michael Gips
Michael Gips is an attorney, security professional, business executive, and journalist. Frequently cited in both security literature and the mainstream press, Mike has written more than 1,000 articles on all aspects of security and has presented at scores of conferences, webcasts, and other events. Global Insights in Professional Security (GIPS), LLC, provides thought leadership, security strategy, content strategy, and content to corporate security departments, professional associations and NGOs, and security service and product providers. Every so often, Ernesto Gluecksmann and Mickey Panayiotakis sit down and talk about digital security, new software, technologies, trends, regulations that may impact leaders of organizations. Listen to their Insights on this segment of Through The Noise.
58 minutes | 6 months ago
563 Providing & Improving Education Around the World - Opportunity EduFinance
Originally from Australia, Andrew McCusker began his career at Goldman Sachs, serving as Executive Director of Global Investment Research, and later moved to Nairobi to work for Bridge International Academies as part of the Global Corporate Finance team. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Opportunity EduFinance believes that schools with access to capital and training for school leaders and teachers ultimately increases access to an improved quality of education for students
21 minutes | 7 months ago
562 TTN Insights: Live Streaming vs Publishing Content
Virtual interactions are more common than ever as we stay at home and live-streamed events and webinars are becoming more widespread. Ernesto and Mickey sit down and discuss the pros and cons of live streaming, what challenges it carries, and when it is better to stream instead of publish your content. Every so often, Ernesto Gluecksmann and Mickey Panayiotakis sit down and talk about digital security, new software, technologies, trends, regulations that may impact leaders of organizations. Listen to their Insights on this segment of Through The Noise.
64 minutes | 7 months ago
561 Reducing Single Use Bags with ChicoBag
In 2005, after a trip to his local landfill, Keller was inspired to create a pocket-sized reusable bag to compete with the convenience of single-use plastic bags. Keller’s mission to help humanity bag the single-use habit has contributed to helping millions of people start a healthy reusable bag habit by making reusable bags unforgettably compact. ChicoBag and To-Go Ware - 2 Brands with one mission to eliminate 34 billion single-use bags, utensils, and containers by 2022. #EffSingleUse pledge
48 minutes | 7 months ago
560 Early Childcare Issues: Why & How to Fix Them
Elliot Haspel is an early childhood policy expert and the author of Crawling Behind: America's Childcare Crisis and How to Fix It. He lives in Richmond, VA with his wife and two young daughters. Crawling Behind asks a simple question: If child care is, like public education, critical both to the economy and children's development, why isn't it free?
24 minutes | 7 months ago
559 TTN Insights: Data Containers
Ernesto and Mickey tackle Data Containers in our latest insights. How do they work? When should you use them? Control your software's environment, optimize your process, and advance your work with containers. Every so often, Ernesto Gluecksmann and Mickey Panayiotakis sit down and talk about digital security, new software, technologies, trends, regulations that may impact leaders of organizations. Listen to their Insights on this segment of Through The Noise.
51 minutes | 8 months ago
558 The Impact of Plastics & the Pathways to a Responsible Future - with Marcus Eriksen
Dr. Marcus Eriksen is the author of Junk Raft, founder and executive director of 5 Gyres, and founder and executive director of Leap Lab. 20 expeditions across the world's oceans to study ocean plastics have led to a handful of research publications to better understand this new environmental catastrophe, but the first voyage was a homemade raft, JUNK RAFT, floating on plastic bottles crossing the Pacific Ocean in order to get the world talking about plastic. Science, adventure and art, are integral to big societal shifts, and he firmly believes that collaborations on all three fronts can move us in the right direction. 5 Gyres has traveled the world's oceans to research plastics and turn science into solutions. JUNK RAFT chronicles an adventure at sea aboard 15,000 plastic bottles that floated a Cessna aircraft from Los Angeles to Hawaii, no motor or support vessel, to bring attention to the plastic crisis in our oceans. 88 days, 2600 miles, and 20lbs lighter, both Marcus Eriksen and Joel Paschal arrived in Waikiki. The expedition launched the 5 Gyres Institute - to study the impact of plastic pollution on people and the planet.
55 minutes | 8 months ago
557 Examining the Progress of AF&PA's Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Sustainability Initiative
Jerry Schwartz is the Senior Director of Energy and Environmental Policy at the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), as well as AF&PA’s Sustainability Team Leader. He is responsible for AF&PA’s Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 sustainability initiative, which includes one of the most extensive sets of sustainability goals established for a U.S. manufacturing industry. The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) is the national trade association of the paper and wood products industry and advances public policies that promote a strong and sustainable U.S. forest products industry in the global marketplace. You can find AF&PA's 2020 Sustainability report here: https://sustainability.afandpa.org/
43 minutes | 8 months ago
556 Disposable Products & Emerald Brand's Sustainable Materials
Ralph Bianculli Jr. is a Managing Director of Emerald Brand, a sustainable consumables product company headquartered in New York. He continues to drive sustainability and focuses on educating the private and public sector on sustainable initiatives. Innovators in material technology since 1997, Emerald Brand is committed to educating the entire disposable supply chain on the benefits of using Tree-Free™, sustainable and rapidly renewable solutions.
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