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What does sustainability entail in today's society? Everything and nothing.Avoid greenwashing and learn with me as I speak to professionals, philanthropists and entrepreneurs who are trying to shape a greener tomorrow.

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Podcast 21 - Jaime Peña

What is sacred geometry and how can it inspire the creation of beautiful architectural structures through the use of natural materials?Jaime Peña is the Creative Director at Arquitectura Mixta, which happens to be a multidisciplinary group focused on bio-architecture and the use of natural materials for the creation of habitats in universal harmony.The conversation touches upon the main characteristics of bio-architecture and also explores the role that sacred geometry can play in ensuring that people are more in tune with their natural surroundings.Tune in to learn more about the basics of sacred geometry and how natural materials can be deployed to put together amazing architectural structures, enjoy!Link to Jaime's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaime-pe%C3%B1a-12088537/Link to Arquitectura Mixta's website 👉🏻 https://www.arquitecturamixta.com/

36mins

28 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Podcast 20 - Felipe Contreras

How are Indigenous communities central in the successful guardianship of key endangered ecosystems on a worldwide scale? Felipe Contreras is the Associate Producer at Nia Tero and the Producer for Nia Tero's Seedcast podcast. Nia Tero strives to ensure that Indigenous peoples have the economic power and cultural independence to steward, support, and protect their livelihoods and territories they call home.The conversation also explores the key role that Storytelling can play in ensuring that the voices and views of Indigenous communities are broadcasted to as wide an audience as possible.Tune in to learn more about why and how Indigenous peoples are so important for the successful guardianship of key habitats and much more, enjoy!Link to Felipe's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/flipflippy/Link to Nia Tero's website 👉🏻 https://www.niatero.org/Link to Nia Tero's Seedcast 👉🏻 https://www.buzzsprout.com/1206521

44mins

21 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Podcast 19 - Laura Stanford

What can insect-based protein be used for and how can it be instrumental in a circular economy?Laura Stanford is the Founder and CEO of The Bug Picture, which represents a regenerative agriculture company, that is revolutionising the way people view insect-based protein.The conversation also explores the potential role that insect-based protein can play in changing our nutrition in the long-term and how insect-based protein solutions can be pivotal in fighting adverse natural phenomena, such as the infestation of locusts occurring in Kenya.Tune in to learn more about the exciting properties and uses associated with insect-based protein and much more, enjoy!Link to Laura's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/1laurastanford/Link to The Bug Picture's website 👉🏻 http://www.thebugpicture.com/

37mins

13 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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Podcast 18 - Wendy Hapgood & John Steward

How does someone decide to start their own personal conservation project and how can habitat protection help biodiversity conservation?John and Wendy are the Founders and Directors of an NGO called Wild Tomorrow Fund, which stands to provide under-supplied natural reserves with the equipment and materials needed to combat the poaching epidemic in the African continent.Additionally, the conversation also explores how Wild Tomorrow Fund secured a plot of riverfront wilderness in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa, creating a new protected area called the Ukuwela Conservancy. This area is strategically situated between two important natural reserves and will serve as a pivotal bridge for the species to cross and roam freely between the two parks.Tune in to find out more about the importance of habitat protection to prevent species extinction and much more, enjoy!Link to Wendy's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/wendy-hapgood-9893081/Link to John's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-steward-94472abb/Link to Wild Tomorrow Fund's website 👉🏻 https://www.wildtomorrowfund.org/

47mins

6 Jul 2021

Rank #4

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Podcast 17 - Zaqiya Cajee

How can fast fashion be halted and what can the next generation of consumers do to contribute to fighting this environmentally damaging phenomenon?The conversation features Zaqiya Cajee who is the CEO and Founder of an eco-clothing exchange initiative called SwopItUp, which aims to provide students from secondary schools in the UK with the opportunity to exchange clothes for free.Tune in to learn more about how students can help tackling fast fashion through the circulating and re-purposing of pre-loved clothes, enjoy!Link to Zaqiya's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/zaqiyacajee/Link to SwopItUp's website 👉🏻 https://www.swopitup.org/

35mins

29 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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Podcast 16 - Norah Magero

What renewable energy solutions are best suited for rural communities in the African continent? Norah is the co-founder of an NGO called Drop Access, which stands to provide rural and off-grid communities with access to tailored renewable energy solutions. The conversation also explores the role of gender inequality when it comes to equitable energy access for all members of a given household in a rural setting. Tune in to find out more about the energy options available to off-grid communities in Kenya and much more, enjoy!Link to Norah's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/norah-magero-28b77344/Link to Drop Access' website 👉🏻 https://dropaccess.org/

43mins

22 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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Podcast 15 - Christian von Scheidt

How can robotics help improve the performance of sports grounds?Christian is the co-founder of a start-up called E-Nano, which aims to use its cloud platform to measure, analyse and feedback real-time data back to groundkeepers and sport fields managers. The conversation also touches upon the role that robotics will play in optimising soil efficiency within agriculture.Tune in to find out more about the role that better data access and management can play within sports and agriculture in the future, enjoy!Link to Christian's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/christian-von-scheidt/Link to E-Nano's website 👉🏻 https://www.e-nano.io/

38mins

15 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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Podcast 14 - Tristan Niesslein

What does sustainability entail within motorsports and how can sports act as a catalyst for people to rally behind society's fight against climate change?Tristan has significant experience working within motorsports and has decided to start his own consultancy, Niesslein Sustainability Partners, to tackle the issue of sustainability in the sector. The conversation also explores the strides made by other circuits focused on environmental significance within motorsports, such as Formula E and Extreme E. Tune in to find out how sports can unite people in society's fight against climate change and to find out Tristan's answers to questions from the audience, enjoy!Link to Tristan's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/tristan-niesslein/Link to Niesslein Sustainability Partners' website 👉🏻 https://www.niessleinsustainabilitypartners.com/

32mins

8 Jun 2021

Rank #8

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Podcast 13 - Edoardo Di Molfetta

How will innovation and data contribute to the decarbonisation of the automotive sector?Edoardo works as a Data Analyst and the conversation explores the disruptive role that innovation has played throughout the pandemic. Also, the interview touches upon the significant role that data will have in facilitating the future decarbonisation of the automotive sector, amongst others. Enjoy!Link to Edoardo's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/edoardo-di-molfetta-41b4bbb5/

40mins

1 Jun 2021

Rank #9

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Podcast 12 - Ottavia Belli

What can be done to reduce the amount of packaging found in supermarkets?Ottavia founded a start-up called Sfusitalia, which is designed to map the on-tap shopping venues in Italy. Shopping on tap has multiple benefits and the conversation explores them. Tune in to find out how we can be less dependent on plastic packaging in our everyday life. Enjoy!Link to Ottavia's LinkedIn profile 👉🏻 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ottavia-belli-6453b5b2/Link to Sfusitalia's website 👉🏻 https://www.sfusitalia.it/

26mins

25 May 2021

Rank #10