Smart Prosperity: The Podcast

Feb 3: Green tech that will define the 2020s & The business of plastic waste

February 03, 2021 Smart Prosperity Institute
Smart Prosperity: The Podcast
Feb 3: Green tech that will define the 2020s & The business of plastic waste
Chapters
Smart Prosperity: The Podcast
Feb 3: Green tech that will define the 2020s & The business of plastic waste
Feb 03, 2021
Smart Prosperity Institute

1.   What green technologies will break out in the new decade? [min 1:24]

What’s going to be the next Tesla? The next solar panel? Canada’s biggest green technology investor tells us what’s coming down the innovation pipeline that will solve environmental problems while creating big business opportunities. 

  • Leah Lawrence – President & CEO, Sustainable Development Technology Canada

2.   Can the world’s biggest food and beverage company phase out plastic pollution? [min 11:17]

Over the past 60 years, plastics have transformed our economy. But the pollution that comes out the other end is piling up in oceans, neighbourhoods and landfills. The businesses signing on to the new Canada Plastics Pact want to change that.

  • Catherine O’Brien – Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Nestlé Canada

 3.     60-Second Report: "Reconciliation and self-determination through renewable energy?"[min 20:07]

  • Christina Hoicka – Associate Professor, York University

4.     “Five Other Things Happening in the Clean Economy This Week” [min 22:00]

  •  Alice-Irene Whittaker – Director of Communications, Smart Prosperity Institute


For more details and links, visit: podcast.smartprosperity.ca

Show Notes

1.   What green technologies will break out in the new decade? [min 1:24]

What’s going to be the next Tesla? The next solar panel? Canada’s biggest green technology investor tells us what’s coming down the innovation pipeline that will solve environmental problems while creating big business opportunities. 

  • Leah Lawrence – President & CEO, Sustainable Development Technology Canada

2.   Can the world’s biggest food and beverage company phase out plastic pollution? [min 11:17]

Over the past 60 years, plastics have transformed our economy. But the pollution that comes out the other end is piling up in oceans, neighbourhoods and landfills. The businesses signing on to the new Canada Plastics Pact want to change that.

  • Catherine O’Brien – Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Nestlé Canada

 3.     60-Second Report: "Reconciliation and self-determination through renewable energy?"[min 20:07]

  • Christina Hoicka – Associate Professor, York University

4.     “Five Other Things Happening in the Clean Economy This Week” [min 22:00]

  •  Alice-Irene Whittaker – Director of Communications, Smart Prosperity Institute


For more details and links, visit: podcast.smartprosperity.ca