Episode 204: Direct from Davos

Week in Review

Commentary of some of this week’s stories begins at 4:35.


GreenBiz Co-founder and Executive Editor Joel Makower is in Switzerland this week for the 2020 World Economic Forum, conducting conversations with business experts and thought leaders. Here are some of the latest insights and surprises from Davos.

  • Rob Bailey, Director, Climate Resilience, Marsh & McLennan Company, on the 2020 Global Risks Report (22:05)
  • Brian Griffith, Executive Chairman, Griffith Foods about why a privately held, family business is in Davos this week (32:26)
  • Peter Bakker, CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, about the Triangle of Stakeholder Capitalism (36:58)
  • Marc de Wit, Director of Strategic Alliances, Circle Economy, about their new Circular Gap Report (41:56)
  • Mark Gough, Executive Director, Natural Capital Coalition, about the conversation in Davos about risk, resilience and natural capital (47:40)

*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: “Keeping Stuff Together,” “4th Ave Walkup,” “Southside,” “More On That Later,” “Arcarde Montage,” “I’m Going For A Coffee,” “As I Was Saying”

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The State of Green Business 2020. Our 13th annual analysis of key metrics and trends for the year ahead published here last week.

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