Episode 230: New Jersey’s clean energy equity push, Cargill’s bold water plan


Week in Review

Stories discussed this week (4:45).


New Jersey embeds equity into clean energy strategy (19:00)

Highlights from GreenBiz Energy Analyst Sarah Golden’s recent interview with Joseph Fiordaliso, president of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. 

Voices of the 30 Under 30 (28:40)

Last month marked the publication of our fifth annual report highlighting rising stars in the field of sustainability. This segment features more highlights from our interviews. 

  • Alexis Cureton, clean energy and equity advocate, Natural Resources Defense Council, on his inspiration
  • Hilda Liswani, founder and CEO, WeBloom, on unintentional bias
  • Lilian Liu, sustainability strategist, Futerra, on the youth movement

*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: “Curiosity,” “Waiting for the Moment That Never Comes,” “Knowing the Truth,” “Night Caves,” “Thinking It Over,” “Under Suspicion” and “Sad Marimba Planet”

*This episode was sponsored by Amazon and WestRock.

Virtual conversations

Mark your calendar for these upcoming GreenBiz webcasts. Can’t join live? All of these events also will be available on demand.

Innovation in forest carbon. Learn more about how technology can help derisk and scale forest carbon projects, with Microsoft, Pachama, Verra and World Resources Institute. Sign up for the 1 p.m. EDT Aug. 4 session.

Mind your assets. A discussion on how digital transformations in manufacturing can help industrial businesses reduce their manufacturing footprint. Register here for the discussion at 1 p.m. EDT Aug. 11.

Women in sustainability. This intimate conversation with leaders from Anheuser-Busch InBev, Aptar and Dow will offer insights about a range of topics from how to lead compassionately in a time of crisis to how to navigate systemic corporate obstacles. Join us at 1 p.m. EDT Aug. 13.

Resources galore

State of the Profession. Our sixth report examining the evolving role of corporate sustainability leaders. Download it here.

The State of Green Business 2020. Our 13th annual analysis of key metrics and trends published here.

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