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Episode 173 | August 21, 2022

How Will AI Speed Up the Adoption of Climate Regulations?

Samuel King, Co-founder and CTO of Briink

My guest today, Sam King, is Co-founder and CTO at Briink, a German technology company using AI and Machine Learning to support the adoption of the EU Taxonomy and the transition to a low-carbon economy. Listen in as Sam tells us how the taxonomy is going to regulate reporting for companies in the EU and […]

Episode 133 | December 1, 2021

Code Red for Climate Drives The Great Repricing

Jeff Gitterman, Co-Founding Partner & Creator of Sustainable, Impact, and ESG Investing Services at Gitterman Wealth Management

Climate experts are telling us that Planet Earth is in “code red.” My guest today, Jeff Gitterman, Co-Founding Partner and creator of Sustainable, Impact, and ESG Investing Services at Gitterman Wealth Management, explains what code red means for the financial markets. What Gitterman calls “The Great Repricing,” is catalyzing asset repricing across all regions, asset […]

Episode 125 | October 14, 2021

The Future of Low Carbon Transportation: EV Subscription Programs

Tyler Wood, Director of ESG and Sustainability at Gravitas Infinitum

On today’s episode we’re talking about how you can save 10-20% on transportation costs while investing in green infrastructure. My guest is Tyler Wood, Director of ESG and Sustainability at Gravitas Infinitum, a company that builds and acquires companies and projects that address critical problems like waste plastic, CO2 emissions, and bad water. Wood and […]

Episode 118 | May 17, 2021

Using “Translators” To Navigate Forward-Looking Climate Frameworks & Tools

Stacy Swann, CEO of Climate Finance Advisors

As climate risk management takes center stage for US financial regulators, how can investors, corporations, governments, and policymakers use climate risk analytics and software to manage the risks and opportunities from climate change adaptation. Stacy Swann, CEO of Climate Finance Advisors, talks to me about why “translators” are needed to interpret the forward-looking climate data […]

Episode 117 | May 10, 2021

PGIM Megatrends Report: Quantifying Climate Risk Aids Orderly Repricing

Shehriyar Antia, Vice President, Head of Thematic Research at PGIM

Shehriyar Antia, Vice President, Head of Thematic Research at PGIM, walks us through their recently published Megatrends Report. How do institutional investors understand climate change risk repricing? How do fixed income investors deal with available data that is estimated rather than reported? How can equity investors turn climate risk into opportunity? Join us for an […]

Episode 99 | October 6, 2020

Re-Nuble: Using Yesterday’s Leftovers to Fuel Tomorrow’s Abundance

Tinia Pina, Founder and CEO, Re-Nuble

Pina walks us through the cutting edge technology that converts food waste into industrial grade organic fertilizer for soil-less and vertical farms. The technology is carbon negative and has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 6-12,000 metric tons CO2e per year while increasing produce yields by 20% to 30%. The implications for urban […]

Episode 97 | September 21, 2020

Managing Risk with Fossil Fuel Free Investment Strategies

Peter Krull, CEO & Director of Investments, Earth Equity Advisors

Earth Equity Advisors, a 4-time Best for the World B Corp., specializes in fossil fuel free investment strategies for clients. Krull discusses his methodology, a balanced portfolio strategy focused on lowering risk while continuing to be invested in companies that have long-term growth opportunities in the next economy. Earth Equity Advisors has also recently launched […]

Episode 83 | May 18, 2020

Envision Solar: Easy, Fast, Scalable EV Charging Solutions

Desmond Wheatley, President, CEO & Chairman of the Board at Envision Solar

Envision Solar International produces sustainable technology innovations for EV charging, outdoor media, and energy security. Wheatley explains how Envision’s portable charging stations are completely self-contained, and require no permits, installation or customer contact during delivery.

Episode 74 | April 1, 2020

Enviva’s Wood Pellets: A Low Carbon Renewables Solution

John Keppler, Chairman & CEO of Enviva LP

Keppler explains how 3.5 million metric tons of wood pellets allow heat generators and power producers to reduce their carbon footprint by up to 85% on a lifecycle basis and help meet their renewable energy generation goals. Enviva recently announced its 18th consecutive distribution increase and has generated an annualized total return to unitholders of […]

Episode 73 | March 23, 2020

Climate Risk Is a Present and Future Business Critical Issue

Joey Lake, Chief Operating Officer at The Climate Service (TCS)

Climate Risk is the largest idiosyncratic risk left unmeasured in the world today by asset managers and companies. Investors can capture climate risk opportunities not yet priced into company data by the markets.

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