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‘Investing in Zero’ is a new podcast hosted by Andy Vesey, entrepreneur, investor, and award-winning energy executive. In each episode, Andy speaks with entrepreneurs, innovators, and thought leaders, who are driving the transition to a zero-carbon emissions economy. Together, they discuss the urgent challenges presented by climate change, and how shifts in technology and policy are driving energy investment. With decades of industry experience in the driver’s seat, Andy offers a uniquely pragmatic, yet wide-ranging, view of what it will take to rethink the energy grid, go green, and, ultimately, save the planet.

‘Investing in Zero’ is a new podcast hosted by Andy Vesey, entrepreneur, investor, and award-winning energy executive. In each episode, Andy speaks with entrepreneurs, innovators, and thought leaders, who are driving the transition to a zero-carbon emissions economy. Together, they discuss the urgent challenges presented by climate change, and how shifts in technology and policy are driving energy investment. With decades of industry experience in the driver’s seat, Andy offers a uniquely pragmatic, yet wide-ranging, view of what it will take to rethink the energy grid, go green, and, ultimately, save the planet.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

‘Investing in Zero’ is a new podcast hosted by Andy Vesey, entrepreneur, investor, and award-winning energy executive. In each episode, Andy speaks with entrepreneurs, innovators, and thought leaders, who are driving the transition to a zero-carbon emissions economy. Together, they discuss the urgent challenges presented by climate change, and how shifts in technology and policy are driving energy investment. With decades of industry experience in the driver’s seat, Andy offers a uniquely pragmatic, yet wide-ranging, view of what it will take to rethink the energy grid, go green, and, ultimately, save the planet.

Language:

English

Contact:

07860217238


Episodes

Providing energy to people without access to the electrical grid

10/21/2021
Patrick Muriuki is a business development & partnerships leader at Greenlight Planet. Founded in 2008, the company designs, distributes, and finances solar home energy for under-served populations – and currently aids 1.2 billion global consumers who lack reliable access to the electrical grid. As a global enterprise, they have 11 offices in countries throughout Africa and India, and have grown to a team of over 1,200 employees. In this conversation, he discusses why the ability to have an...

Duration:00:38:19

Rethinking energy - improving people’s quality of life

10/13/2021
Scott Foster is director of the Sustainable Energy Division at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Appointed to the role in 2011, he manages the UN’s development and delivery of its energy program on behalf of all 56 European member states. In this conversation, he describes how the pandemic has provided an opportunity to re-evaluate energy efficiency from source to use — to improve quality of life and further economic development; considers the role that fossil fuels will...

Duration:00:46:38

The renewable energy transition - making a greener, smarter, future a reality

9/27/2021
Andrés Gluski is president and chief executive of The AES Corporation. Founded in 1981, the Fortune 500 company provides sustainable and affordable energy to 14 countries via a diverse portfolio of businesses. They are committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s ever-changing power needs. In this conversation, Andrés shares the wide-ranging transformations he’s seen in the energy sector throughout his career; describes the severe threat we’re currently facing if we don’t...

Duration:00:42:56

Accelerating net-zero and green aviation ambitions

9/3/2021
Paul Hutton is chief executive of Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAeS). A leading aircraft integrator in green commercial aviation, CAeS has a client base which includes Boeing, Airbus, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems, L3 and Raytheon. Appointed to the role in 2015, Paul has extensive experience in executive roles across the aerospace technology, and IT services industries. In this conversation, Paul explains why it's so important that we see “revolutionary” and fast-paced change in the aerospace...

Duration:00:30:57

Government-industry collaboration - strengthening crucial climate commitments

7/14/2021
Corbin Hiar is a climate and business reporter at E&E News. Since joining in 2014, his work has been honored by the Society of Environmental Journalists, the National Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists - and published by publications including; Scientific American, Science magazine and The Economist. In this conversation, Corbin describes the upcoming hurdles many nations will have to face if we’re to keep our commitment to net zero by 2050, as set out by the Paris...

Duration:01:11:59

Business resilience - paving the way for a more responsible future

6/8/2021
Peter Krull is chief executive and director of investments at Earth Equity Advisors. Founded in 2004, the company helps businesses align their investments with their values - with clients in 22 states, and over $150 million in assets. In 2018, Peter was nominated as one of the most influential financial advisors in America by Investopedia 100, and was also selected as a ‘40 under 40’ by the Savannah Business Report. In this conversation, Peter describes the difference between SRI and ESG...

Duration:00:42:42

What the future holds - organizational development, capital funding and decarbonization

5/6/2021
Nat Bullard is chief content officer at BloombergNEF. Since joining the team in 2010, he’s held a number of roles including global head of executive insights, analyzing energy transitions and technologies; content director for Bloomberg New Energy Finance; and lead analyst for the North American new energy market. He is also a member of the Climate-Related Subcommittee of the CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee. In this conversation, Nat delves into the importance of understanding how the...

Duration:00:36:35

New technology - one solution to combat climate change

4/26/2021
Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky is co-founder and chief executive of Global Thermostat, and professor of economics at Columbia University. Established in 2010, the company markets a carbon-removal technology that captures and concentrates CO2, to reduce harmful emissions and help close the global carbon cycle. An author of many books, her most recent ‘Reversing Climate Change,’ has transformed the way modern academics view the most dire problem facing mankind, and its economic implications. In...

Duration:01:50:01

The case for business optimism around climate change

4/7/2021
David Callaway is founder and editor of Callaway Climate Insights. Founded in 2020, the weekly newsletter provides news, critical analysis and commentary on the business of climate change. Beginning his career as a reporter and columnist for the Boston Herald, he has held senior positions at a variety of publications including; Bloomberg News, CBS MarketWatch, TheStreet Inc., and USA Today. In this conversation, David explains the significant role of the media in communicating the severity...

Duration:00:36:30