Sustainability is a rapidly evolving field, driven by billions of dollars in global investment. Join hosts Michael Torrance, Jonathan Hackett and others in this podcast series, as we introduce you to the innovative minds and diverse perspectives that are pushing the boundaries in sustainability good practice. With topics ranging from climate change to sustainable finance and green bonds to human rights and responsible investing, we explore the world of corporate sustainability through interviews with corporate practitioners, investors, scholars and the NGO community.
Understanding the Inner Workings of AI: Part 1
“The excitement around artificial intelligence comes from the fact that the machines now don't need humans' explicit instructions, but rather they look at past historical patterns based on historical data, and learn how to do those things themselves.” Listen to part one of our two-part series with Rosa van den Beemt, Director of Stewardship in Responsible Investment at BMO Global Asset Management, and Ebrahim Bagheri, professor at Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly known as Ryerson.
Extreme Temperatures: How North American Cities Amplify Climate Change
After record-breaking heat in the summer, 2023 is on track to be the hottest year ever. Listen to learn why.
The C-suite is increasingly in Front on Climate
More companies have plans to address climate change based on rising business importance, according to results of the second annual poll commissioned by the BMO Climate Institute. Listen now.
Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs: Andy Blair in Conversation
Today, we’re joined by Andy Blair, Co-Founder of Upflow, a geothermal, research, and innovation company based in New Zealand. Upflow is dedicated to harnessing the vast potential of geothermal energy to provide intelligent solutions to global industries.
Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs: Menna Farouk in Conversation
Today, we’re joined by Menna Farouk, Founder and CEO of Dosy, a tech-based scooter and bicycle riding platform for women and girls. Dosy aims to encourage women and girls in Egypt to ride scooters and bicycles by connecting them with riding instructors.
Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs: Diana Mbogo in Conversation
Today, we’re joined by Diana Mbogo, Founder and Managing Director of Millennium Engineers Enterprises Ltd, a renewable energy social enterprise in Tanzania that focuses on developing customized energy solutions.
Michael, Jonathan, and David, hosts of the Sustainability Leaders podcast, highlight all aspects of sustainability and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!
No matter the topic, I take away valuable information from every episode! The conversations cultivated on Sustainability Leaders make me feel hopeful about the future. It's a must-listen!
I love discovering new ideas here
It’s obvious Michael, Jonathan and David put extraordinary effort in covering salient topics and finding guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive force in this world - the insights they bring to bear is still mind-blowing Every. Single. Time.
No matter the subject, you’re guaranteed to gain something from every episode - can’t recommend Sustainability Leaders enough 🙌