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Sustainable is the new Profitable. Green is the new Digital. Covid-19 is a test-run 4 #ClimateChange
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This is a teaser-video for brand-new 2021 keynote topic: SUSTAINABLE IS THE NEW PROFITABLE. GREEN IS THE NEW DIGITAL.

IMHO, the decarbonisation of our economy is the biggest challenge AND the biggest opportunity in this coming decade. This topic has been on the agenda for decades but had to first be kick-started by the Corona crisis: The radical decarbonisation of our economies and the ‘gradually, then suddenly‘ departure from the fossil-fuel era.


Wide-ranging new carbon taxes are inevitable, and so is the sudden end of the $3.5 Trillion global fossil fuel subsidy madness. During the Covid-19 crisis we have learned that being prepared for emergencies is utterly essential – and that we can compromise and collaborate if we have to. Covid-19 is a test-run for climate change.

The circular economy is the only economy we’ll have in 2030, and ‘sustainable’ is becoming the new ‘profitable’ within the next 5 years. Any company that does not understand how the global move towards decarbonisation will impact every segment of their business – from R&D to supply-chain to production to distribution to marketing to branding – will wither and shrink or fade away completely. Any individual that does not understand what this shift means as far as knowledge, skills and mindset is concerned, will quickly become dispensable.

In this talk, I explain why this tectonic shift is happening now, what it really means, and how to get behind it and prosper in this fork-in-the-road decade that’s coming up.

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EarthSayer Gerd Leonhard
Date 2/6/2021 Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Real Talk Racism and Climate
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The national uprising ignited by the murder of George Floyd has cast a spotlight on the country’s embedded, institutional racism, including the fraught relationship between environmentalism and communities of color. Air pollution, severe weather and the economic upheaval brought on by climate change impacts black and minority communities first and worst, yet their voices are often left out of policy responses and market solutions.

How can we amplify and advocate for leaders of color in the fight against climate change? What can allies do to create a green movement that is inclusive and actively anti-racist? Join us for a conversation with Mustafa Santiago Ali, vice president of environmental justice at the National Wildlife Federation, Robert Bullard, distinguished professor of urban planning and environmental policy at Texas Southern University and winner of the 2019 Stephen Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication, and Glynda Carr, president and CEO of Higher Heights for America.

Speakers:
Mustafa Santiago Ali
Vice President of Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization, National Wildlife Federation

Robert Bullard
Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, Texas Southern University

Glynda Carr
CEO and Co-Founder, Higher Heights for America

Greg Dalton
Host, Climate One

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EarthSayers Mustafa Santiago Ali; Robert Bullard; Glynda Carr
Date 6/14/2020 Format Webinar (Zoom+)
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Justice More Details
Sustainability
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How do we achieve the impossible, and change the way we live on Earth so that we no longer have a negative impact? Hear from voices around the world on how we do just that.

EarthSayers Carlos Alvadaro; Jessica Cheam; Ivan Duque
Date 5/16/2019 Format Corporate
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) More Details
Sustainable and Responsible Investing with Steven Schueth of First Affirmative
Static PreviewSteven J. Schueth, President of First Affirmative is interviewed James Epstein-Reeves of 3BL Media at the 2011 Ceres Conference held May 11th and 12th 2011 in Oakland, CA. He addresses how sustainability leads to long term value.
EarthSayer Steven Schueth
Date 5/13/2011 Format Interview
Length 6:30 Keywords Sustainability More Details
Risks and Opportunities interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS
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Anne Simpson, Senior Portfolio Manager, CalPERS is interviewed by Christine Arena of 3BL Media at the 2011 Ceres Conference held May 11th and 12th 2011 in Oakland, CA.  CalPERS provides retirement and health benefits to more than 1.6 million public employees, retirees, and their families and more than 3,000 employers.

EarthSayer Anne Simpson
Date 5/13/2011 Format Interview
Length 4:53 Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Investing and Sustainability More Details
Practical Steps to Address Portland's Homeless Crisis
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Panel on Practical Steps to Address our City's Homeless Crisis

Homelessness is arguably the greatest humanitarian and societal emergency facing Portland. As the number of unhoused grows each year, it can feel overwhelming. But there are civic groups who are effectively tackling this problem–and who can help us carve a path forward. On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, SothWest Hills Residential League (SWHRL) held a conversation with leaders of four volunteer organizations who are taking practical steps to address our city’s homeless crisis.

*Alan Evans, formerly homeless founder and CEO of Helping Hands and Bybee Lakes Hope Center, serving homeless people who are ready to make sustainable changes to improve their lives

*Kiley Yuthas, outreach manager for Transition Projects, a leader in transitioning people from living on the streets into housing

*Laura Golino de Lovato, executive director of Northwest Pilot Project, providing housing assistance, transportation, and advocacy to low-income seniors in Multnomah County

*Toni Wallick, of Home Share Oregon, an innovative program that matches homeowners with spare room with those who are in need of housing

EarthSayers Alan Evan; Laura Golino de Lovato; Kiley Yuthas
Date unknown Format Panel
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Portland Sustainability Leaders More Details
Re-thinking Our Story About the Economy with David Korten
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A radical rethinking of our faulty assumptions about money and how to use it. David Korten is author of many books including one to be published in 2015: Change the Story: Change the Future.
EarthSayer David Korten
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Transforming Our Economy More Details
Sustainable Communities in Ireland and Austria
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Published on Feb 25, 2014

Eco Eye visits sustainable communities in Austria and Ireland.d

Visit also Ireland's Environmental Protection  Website.

EarthSayers Micheal O' Cinneide; Stan Pasley; Cathy Ui Chulain
Date unknown Format Series
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Sustainability in Ireland More Details
Meet Luisa Daniel Pérez
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Uploaded on Nov 8, 2011

A small loan, business and empowerment training and a safe and supportive environment positively impacted Luisa Daniel Perez's life. Watch her tell her story and how she is now catalyzing change in her community.

EarthSayer Luisa Daniel Perez
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Equal Rights for Women and Girls More Details
Pro Mujer celebrates its 20th Anniversary
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Pro Mujer is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Pro Mujer has spent two decades empowering women to create better lives for themselves and their children through microfinance, business training and healthcare services.

Latin Jazz Samba by Kevin Macleod.

Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Equal Rights for Women and Girls More Details
 

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