9 episodes

Welcome to Down To Earth With ENGEO. We are glad to have you here. Our podcast dives into the topics of sustainability, infrastructure, where they intersect, and beyond.

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Welcome to Down To Earth With ENGEO. We are glad to have you here. Our podcast dives into the topics of sustainability, infrastructure, where they intersect, and beyond.

    Episode 9_CA Offshore Wind

    Episode 9_CA Offshore Wind

    Exciting News! We're thrilled to announce our latest podcast episode featuring Adam Stern, Executive Director of Offshore Wind California. Join us as we dive into the world of renewable energy with Adam, a recognized environmental and climate leader with over 25 years of experience. Our discussion centers around the ongoing conversations among offshore wind industry, policy, and nonprofit stakeholders, providing an advance look into what the future holds.

    • 41 min
    Episode 8 - PACE loans

    Episode 8 - PACE loans

    We are delighted to welcome our guest speaker Bali Kumar, Chief Operating Officer at PACE Loan Group, to our 8th podcast episode. Joined by our two ENGEO hosts, Jeff Adams and Gareth Ward, this podcast is about what a PACE loan is and how property owners may qualify for it. Additionally, the podcast covers how PACE loans can help a company meet its ESG goals, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) as it relates to developers and property owners, and also covers some case studies of PACE loan applications.  Overall, this podcast episode provides valuable insight into the services offered by the PACE Loan Group and how PACE loans can help support companies looking to grow their ESG and sustainability goals. 

    • 44 min
    Episode Seven: COP 27

    Episode Seven: COP 27

    Hosts Dr. Jeff Adams, Gareth Ward, and Monica Kunzel discuss highlights from the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt in November 2022. They emphasize that net-zero targets should focus on cutting emissions rather than relying on offsets, as well as key frameworks for adaptation approaches and “loss and damage” funding.  Overall, the podcast episode highlights the urgent need for action on climate change, the challenges involved, and the importance of global cooperation and equitable solutions to address the climate crisis.

    • 25 min
    Episode Six: Sustainable Engineering

    Episode Six: Sustainable Engineering

    The podcast episode discusses sustainable engineering, focusing on the resiliency and sustainability of civil infrastructure. The hosts emphasize the importance of resilience in infrastructure to recover from external shocks and adapt to changing conditions. The conversation touches on the relationship between resiliency and sustainability, highlighting the need to address both the cause and symptoms of climate change. Various examples are provided, including infrastructure measures to mitigate sea level rise and the role of soft infrastructure like mangrove forests.  

    • 25 min
    Episode Five: A Look Inside B Corp Certifications

    Episode Five: A Look Inside B Corp Certifications

    Get an exclusive look at what it takes to become B Corp certified. This episode features a special guest, Catherine Loye, an associate of ENGEO Australia, as she explains the B Corp auditing process to Monica, Jeff, and Gareth. 

    • 28 min
    Episode Four: Auckland Braves Historical Weather Events

    Episode Four: Auckland Braves Historical Weather Events

    After some of the worst weather events in over 100 years, Auckland, New Zealand is now faced with the daunting reality of landslides left in the aftermath of the storms. Hosts Jeff Adams and Gareth Ward are accompanied by special guest Paul Fletcher, CMEngNZ, to discuss how the community has been affected and steps being taken to deal with these unfortunate circumstances. Discover more information about Auckland's geological events here: https://www.engeo.co.nz/paul-fletcher-discusses-the-geotechnical-engineers-perspective-on-landslides/

    • 27 min

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