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Responsible Business Podcast

Responsible Business Podcast

By Responsible Business
Welcome to the Responsible Business Podcast. We are Jade & Rebecca, two business students eager to learn more about sustainable business models. Each month we will invite experts who will be sharing their knowledge & experience in order to give us a better understanding of the challenges & opportunities faced by businesses tackling climate change. 🌱🎧 With the aim of tackling the lack of accurate information and the overflow of content, in 20 minutes, our listeners will get a clear and concise understanding of the main challenges faced by industries & companies trying to become sustainable.
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Céline Charveriat : Green and fair taxation in the European Union (EU)
👉In today’s episode, we are very happy to welcome Céline Charveriat, Executive Director of the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP).
April 02, 2022
Scott Foster : Energy in public institutions
👉In today’s episode, we are very happy to welcome Scott Foster, Director of the Sustainable Energy Division of the UN Economic Commission for Europe.
March 07, 2022
Business schools and environmental sustainability l ESCP Business School
👉In today’s episode, we are very happy to welcome Andreas Kaplan, Dean and Professor at ESCP Business School Paris.  In this podcast, we talked about the role of business schools in pushing forward environmental sustainability. We answered several questions:  How should environmental sustainability be taught in business schools? Is environmental sustainability compatible with a profit-driven approach?  What is ESCP Business School doing to push forward environmental sustainability? 
November 14, 2021
How could VC help fight climate change ?
For our eleventh episode, we are very happy to welcome Dr. Fabian Heilemann, Partner at Earlybird VC, serial-entrepreneur and impact-investor. In this episode, Fabian shares with us his hopes for the future of VC, discusses his projects and addresses the responsibility that comes with every investment you make. 
September 13, 2021
Maxence Cordiez: Comprendre le pétrole
🇫🇷 Qu'est-ce que le pétrole? Comment cette énergie a-t-elle évolué au cours de son histoire? Sommes-nous au niveau du pic mondial d'extraction? Quelles sont les implications? Quel est l'impact de la crise du covid? Dans ce deuxième épisode de notre série sur les énergies, Maxence Cordiez revient sur ces questions et bien d'autres afin de mieux comprendre le pétrole.  🇺🇸 What is oil? How has this energy evolved over its history? Are we at the global peak of extraction? What are the implications? What is the impact of the covid crisis? In this second episode of our energy series, Maxence Cordiez tackles these questions and many more to help you understand oil.
June 22, 2021
Maxence Cordiez: L'énergie nucléaire
 🇫🇷 Qu'est-ce que l'énergie nucléaire? Les déchets nucléaires sont-ils dangereux? Quel rôle joue l’opinion publique? Dans cet épisode très spécial, l'ingénieur Maxence Cordiez se penche sur ces questions et bien d'autres pour vous permettre de mieux comprendre l'énergie nucléaire et sa place dans la transition énergétique actuelle. 🇺🇸 What exactly is nuclear energy? How dangerous is nuclear waste? How does public misconception factor into all of this? In this very special episode, engineer Maxence Cordiez dives deeper into these questions and many more to give you a better understanding of nuclear energy and its place in today’s energy transition. 
June 02, 2021
Netexplo: Repurposing technology for sustainability
For our seventh episode we interviewed Marcus Goddard, VP Intelligence at Netexplo. In this episode, we discussed how technology can be repurposed for sustainability.  The topic we address in this podcast is inspired by Sandrine Cathelat, Mathilde Hervieu, and Marcus Goddard's research at Netexplo. You can find more information on this topic:
March 10, 2021
[Episode in french] MyCO2 par Carbone4: Comprendre et réduire votre empreinte carbone
🇺🇸For this first episode in French, Enedina, consultant for Carbone4, answers some of our questions about the carbon footprint. She talks about a new tool developed by Carbone4; MyCO2. MyCO2 measures, in detail, each individual’s carbon footprint. The aim of the tool is to raise awareness about the carbon footprint of individuals in a company. For now, MyCO2 is only available in France, which is why we decided to record this episode in French. 🇫🇷Pour ce premier épisode en Français, Enedina, consultante chez Carbone4 répond à nos questions sur l'empreinte carbone. Elle nous parle du nouvel outil développé par Carbone4; MyCO2. MyCO2 calcule l'empreinte carbone personnelle. L'objectif de cet outil est de conscientiser les choix personnels et en même temps d'impliquer les salariés d'entreprises dans la transition écologique des entreprises. 
February 23, 2021
Reclaim Finance: Why do financial institutions have a big role to play in stopping the expansion of fossil fuels?
For our fifth episode, we had the chance to discuss with Paul Schreiber about why financial institutions have such a big role to play in stopping the expansion of fossil fuels. Paul works at the NGO Reclaim Finance, which pushes financial institutions to cut their financial services to coal and other fossil fuels. Their vision; create a financial system that supports the transition to sustainable societies that preserve ecosystems and satisfy people’s basic needs. Today we will talk about fossil fuels, their impact, and the battle to make financial institutions cut their financial services to coal and fossil fuels.
February 12, 2021
HOP: The battle against planned obsolescence
For our fourth episode we had the chance to discuss planned obsolescence with Adèle Chasson, Public affairs manager at HOP. HOP is the leading NGO in France on circular economy, repair and product durability. With a community of over 40,000 people, HOP litigated Apple on planned obsolescence and played an decisive role in the world-leading French anti-waste law. In this episode we address several questions to understand planned obsolescence and the challenges we face to end it. 
January 27, 2021
Robert Gerlach: Are carbon-farming techniques promising for the agriculture industry?
For our third episode we had the chance to discuss carbon farming with Robert Gerlach. He is the CEO & Co-founder of Carbon Farmed.
December 21, 2020
Alexis McGivern: Waste Management & the Recycling Industry
For our second episode we had the chance to discuss the waste management & recycling industry with Alexis McGivern. Student at the University of Oxford, she is pursuing an MPhil in Environmental Change & Management. In this episode we address several questions to understand the challenges behind waste management and recycling.
November 26, 2020
Valentina Carbone: Is the circular economy a promising model for businesses?
For our very first episode we had the chance to discuss the circular economy transition with Valentina Carbone, Professor of Sustainability and Supply Chain Management at ESCP business school. In this episode we address several questions to understand whether the circular economy is a promising model for businesses.
November 03, 2020