27 min

How can business take on the climate crisis‪?‬ Forces for Good

    • Business

Climate crisis is not a looming threat — it’s already here.  Catastrophic extreme weather events are on the rise, and they’re taking a devastating toll around the world. Businesses are one of the biggest contributors to the crisis — and yet they are also among the most important players in finding solutions. 
 
In this episode, we dive into the science-backed targets that a growing community of business leaders are committed to achieving as early as 2030. Our colleagues share evidence-based actions and tools that ensure businesses can adhere to the highest standards of environmental responsibility, and we hear from a producer’s advocate who is pushing for more immediate recognition and response to the impact the crisis has on farmers and workers around the globe.  In this episode we answer:
 
What role do businesses play in driving the climate crisis?  What tactical steps can businesses take to be a part of climate solutions?Why should social justice be at the center of climate action? 
Guests include: 
Kubasu Agapeters, Operations Manager at Fairtrade Africa 
Veena Harbaugh, Director of Sustainability at Sendle
Brigitta Nemes, Senior Manager of Environmental Standards at B Lab

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Climate crisis is not a looming threat — it’s already here.  Catastrophic extreme weather events are on the rise, and they’re taking a devastating toll around the world. Businesses are one of the biggest contributors to the crisis — and yet they are also among the most important players in finding solutions. 
 
In this episode, we dive into the science-backed targets that a growing community of business leaders are committed to achieving as early as 2030. Our colleagues share evidence-based actions and tools that ensure businesses can adhere to the highest standards of environmental responsibility, and we hear from a producer’s advocate who is pushing for more immediate recognition and response to the impact the crisis has on farmers and workers around the globe.  In this episode we answer:
 
What role do businesses play in driving the climate crisis?  What tactical steps can businesses take to be a part of climate solutions?Why should social justice be at the center of climate action? 
Guests include: 
Kubasu Agapeters, Operations Manager at Fairtrade Africa 
Veena Harbaugh, Director of Sustainability at Sendle
Brigitta Nemes, Senior Manager of Environmental Standards at B Lab

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

27 min

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