Letters to The Boss: Help Fix Our Climate

Climate change has become a major risk factor for corporations. With groups like the Carbon Disclosure Project grading companies on their carbon footprint, employees, consumers and investors are taking note -- and woe to those CEOs who are slow to pick up the ball. “We’re gonna start to see some efforts where silence is complacency and it’s no longer acceptable,” says Joel Makower of Greenbiz. “You’re gonna have to get off the sidelines, to use the football metaphor, and get into the game one way or the other. And companies that aren’t, I think, are gonna find themselves facing some new pressures.” Visit climateone.org/watch-and-listen/podcasts for more information on today's episode. Guests: Sarah Read, User Experience Researcher for Prime Video, Amazon; Amazon Employees for Climate Justice Member Jacob Adamson, Software Development Engineer, Amazon; Amazon Employees for Climate Justice Member Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group Andrew Winston, Author, Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build a Competitive Advantage (Yale University Press, 2006) Sara Law, Head of Global Initiatives, Carbon Disclosure Project Swami Venkataraman, Senior VP and Manager, ESG Analytics and Integration at Moody's Investors Service Portions of this program were recorded at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

by Climate One