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Constructing the B Corp motion (16:40) 

Whereas some giant multinationals together with Danone and Natura have embraced the B Corp certification, others have been slower to maneuver. That was a catalyst for the brand new B Motion Builders initiative, launched in September. Marcelo Behar, vp for sustainability and group affairs for Natura & Co., chats about why his group grew to become a mentor.

ERM desires to assist institutionalize sustainability (26:44)

This week, world consultancy ERM launched the SustainAbility Insitute, created to outline, institutionalize and scale sustainability efficiency. Keryn James, ERM’s group chief government, and Mark Lee, head of the brand new group, drop by to speak in regards to the mission. 

Can we use disruption to create true transformation? (35:20)

The previous month has seen the publication of dozens of stories highlighting paths to motion for company sustainability because the world seems ahead to life after the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, the Discussion board for the Future added to that physique of labor with its map of the a number of pathways forward of us, “From System Shock to System Change — Time to Remodel.” We spoke with the discussion board’s CEO, Sally Uren, about what’s forward, and why selections of the following six to 18 months are essential.

A collaborative strategy to “Drawdown” (44:45)

This week additionally marks the launch of Drawdown Labs, fashioned to assist corporations check tips on how to use their sources, companions, workers and prospects to cut back carbon emissions, not simply keep away from it. Some early members: Allbirds; Google; Grove Collaborative; IDEO; Unimaginable Meals; Intuit; Lime; and Trane Applied sciences. Jaime Alexander, director of Drawdown Labs, weighs in on how they’re main. 

*Music on this episode by Lee Rosevere: “Curiosity,” “Preserving Stuff Collectively,” “Night time Caves,” “How I Used to See the Stars,” “Southside,” “As I Was Saying” and “Unhappy Marimba Planet” 

*This episode was sponsored by IHG

Assets galore

Classes in resilience from the produce business. Material consultants from Kwik Lok, Walmart and Second Harvest Meals Financial institution be a part of us at 1 p.m. EST Nov. 10 to debate responding to disruption and tips on how to stability meals security and safety to attenuate meals waste.

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