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Financial institution of the West’s checking account for local weather (23:40) 

In July, Financial institution of the West, a part of BNP Paribas, introduced a partnership with 1% for the Planet to launch a checking account designed for local weather motion. Joel Makower, chairman and government editor at GreenBiz, speaks with Ben Stuart, Financial institution of the West’s chief advertising and marketing officer, about how the account works and the corporate’s motivations and objectives for the trouble.

Behind the scenes of Technology Inexperienced New Deal (32:35)

The upcoming function documentary Technology Inexperienced New Deal tells the story of how younger persons are pushing local weather change to the middle of American politics. Julian Courageous NoiseCat, vp of coverage and technique for Knowledge for Progress, is without doubt one of the younger individuals who has performed a vital function in shaping the Inexperienced New Deal. Shana Rappaport, vp and government director of VERGE at GreenBiz, sat down with NoiseCat. They mentioned the largest misunderstandings concerning the Inexperienced New Deal which are necessary to demystify and function firms can play in taking local weather motion. You’ll be able to learn an extended excerpt from their dialog right here.

*Music on this episode: “Curiousity” by Lee Rosevere;  “Guitalele’s Completely happy Place” and “Arc de Triomphe” by Stefan Kartenberg; “Two Guitars” and “Confederation Line” by AdmiralBob77

Sources galore

ESG values and a sustainable future. Why putting surroundings, social and governance rules on the middle of COVID-19 restoration locations is smart for resilience and the underside line. Join the interactive session at 1 p.m. EDT Sept. 15.

Motion plus ambition. How main firms, together with Microsoft, strategy audacious sustainability objectives. Register for the dialogue at 1 p.m. EDT Sept. 17. 

Security and efficiency in recycled plastics. UL and HP Inc. share methods and insights on this dialog at 1 p.m. EDT Sept. 22.

Inside The Local weather Pledge. Senior executives from Amazon, World Optimism and Verizon share insights on why collaborative company motion on the local weather disaster is extra vital than ever. Be a part of us throughout Local weather Week at midday EDT Sept. 24.

Clear air in California? It is simpler than you suppose. Hear from the California Air Sources Board, the town of Oakland and Neste on this session at 1 p.m. EDT Oct. 1.

State of the Occupation. Our sixth report analyzing the evolving function of company sustainability leaders. Obtain it right here.

The State of Inexperienced Enterprise 2020. Our 13th annual evaluation of key metrics and tendencies revealed right here.

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