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What’s going to Biden imply for the round financial system? (18:20) 

Do not count on the incoming administration to make use of that nomenclature, however plastics air pollution and recycling are much more prone to get nationwide consideration. Affiliate Editor Deonna Anderson chats with GreenBiz’s senior analyst for round financial system points, Lauren Phipps.

How Mastercard helps spenders restore timber (26:45) 

Massive manufacturers are leaning into rising client curiosity in supporting services that do “higher” for the planet. Kristina Kloberdanz, senior vp and chief sustainability officer of Mastercard, discusses the latest growth of the Priceless Planet Coalition — which aspires to revive 100 million timber. 

Blissful fifth anniversary, Paris Settlement (39:25) 

Maria Mendiluce, CEO of the We Imply Enterprise Coalition, chats about indicators of progress, the facility of alliances and the way firms can enhance disclosure with out participating in greenwashing. 

Local weather change and healthcare (53:45) 

What is the emissions profile of the highly effective healthcare sector? Can we create a round provide chain for provides? How ought to coaching evolve? Alan Weil, editor-in-chief of Well being Affairs, visits with perspective from the journal’s latest report on these points. 

*Music on this episode by Lee Rosevere: “Curiosity,” “Holding Stuff Collectively,” “Southside,” “Evening Caves” “New Day,” “Unhappy Marimba Planet” and “As I Was Saying”

*This episode was sponsored by Salesforce and WestRock

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