Episode 208: Humanizing supply chains, from food waste to household cleanser

Week in Review

Commentary on this week’s news highlights begins at 6:28.

  1. 6 ways companies can be a force for good in their supply chains
  2. General Mills, Danone dig deeper into regenerative agriculture with incentives, funding
  3. This company is turning food waste into a cleaning spray


Why Portland General Electric Electric welcomes electric vehicles (20:32)

For one thing, it could make for a stronger, more dynamic grid. Highlights from GreenBiz Senior Writer Katie Fehrenbacher’s recent interview with Maria Pope, chief executive of Oregon utility Portland General Electric.

*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: “Here’s the Thing,” “Arcade Montage” and “As I Was Saying”

What’s new at GreenBiz?

What it will take to fix recycling. The role brands should play in reinvigorating consumer recycling is a matter of fierce debate. In this interactive webcast at 1 p.m. EST Feb. 25, our subject matter experts will investigate what companies doing and lessons learned along the way.

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

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