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Podcast by Raise Green

    Joel Solomon

    Joel Solomon

    On this episode of Raise Green we examine the potential growth of impact investing during times of social unrest and intensifying climate issues through a conversation with the esteemed author, impact investor, and big-picture thinker Joel Solomon.

    Joel Solomon is the founding partner of Renewal Funds, Canada's largest mission venture capital firm at over $240 Million in assets under management. Investing primarily in organic food and environmental technology, he brings a wealth of experience to the field with over 14 years as a principal for an innovative, activist family office with Carol Newman prior to founding Renewal Funds. He is a co-author of "The Clean Money Revolution", co-producer of "The Integrated Capital Institute", a TEDxVancouver speaker, a founding member of The Social Venture Network, Business for Social Responsibility, The Tides Canada Foundation, and a 25-year board chair of Hollyhock, as well as a University of British Columbia Governer.

    Raise Green is a 7 episode podcast exploring the climate crisis through the minds of local leaders and global experts. Short, accessible conversations explore new ways of working together via personal stories about creating a healthy, just, and sustainable future. As economic disparity, environmental degradation and social injustices continue emerging as defining issues of the 21st century, we need solutions that scale faster than the pace of the problems. These conversations ask how.

    • 30 min
    Sue Biniaz Part 2

    Sue Biniaz Part 2

    This episode of Raise Green is part two of a whirlwind tour through the past and future of global climate policy with U.S. State negotiator Sue Biniaz. In stressed times, how do international organizations and country governments adhere to their climate commitments.

    For more than 25 years, Sue Biniaz served as the lead climate lawyer for the U.S. State Department. In that capacity, she played a central role in the negotiation of all the major climate agreements, including the Paris Agreement. She was also a Deputy Legal Adviser and in that capacity covered U.S. treaty practice, the law of the sea, Somali piracy, Latin America, human rights, criminal law, and other environmental issues.

    Raise Green is a 7 episode podcast exploring the climate crisis through the minds of local leaders and global experts. Short, accessible conversations explore new ways of working together via personal stories about creating a healthy, just, and sustainable future. As economic disparity, environmental degradation and social injustices continue emerging as defining issues of the 21st century, we need solutions that scale faster than the pace of the problems. These conversations ask how.

    • 27 min
    Sue Biniaz Part 1

    Sue Biniaz Part 1

    This episode of Raise Green is part one of a whirlwind tour through the past and future of global climate policy with U.S. State negotiator Sue Biniaz. In stressed times, how do international organizations and country governments adhere to their climate commitments.

    For more than 25 years, Sue Biniaz served as the lead climate lawyer for the U.S. State Department. In that capacity, she played a central role in the negotiation of all the major climate agreements, including the Paris Agreement. She was also a Deputy Legal Adviser and in that capacity covered U.S. treaty practice, the law of the sea, Somali piracy, Latin America, human rights, criminal law, and other environmental issues.

    Raise Green is a 7 episode podcast exploring the climate crisis through the minds of local leaders and global experts. Short, accessible conversations explore new ways of working together via personal stories about creating a healthy, just, and sustainable future. As economic disparity, environmental degradation and social injustices continue emerging as defining issues of the 21st century, we need solutions that scale faster than the pace of the problems. These conversations ask how.

    • 22 min
    Eva Gladek

    Eva Gladek

    In this episode of Raise Green hosts Matt and Franz speak with Eva Gladek about the circular economy and its potential impact on environmental and economic issues.

    Eva has developed broadly adopted methodologies for systems transformation, the circular economy, and sustainable design. Speaking at forums around the world she shares her vision to accelerate a collective greater impact. She is consistently listed among the top influencers in sustainability in The Netherlands, a country recognized as leading the transition to a circular economy.

    Raise Green is a 7 episode podcast exploring the climate crisis through the minds of local leaders and global experts. Short, accessible conversations explore new ways of working together via personal stories about creating a healthy, just, and sustainable future. As economic disparity, environmental degradation and social injustices continue emerging as defining issues of the 21st century, we need solutions that scale faster than the pace of the problems. These conversations ask how.

    • 22 min

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