Elliot Roth, Founder of Spira Inc, and Balaji Ganapathy, Chief Social Responsibility Officer of TCS, join the podcast to discuss how Spira is using algae to create new products that will improve the foods we eat and the products we use while sequestering carbon dioxide. Spira’s innovative solution earned Elliot recognition as winner of the TCS 2021 Pitch for Purpose, a competition designed to elevate social entrepreneurs and the solutions that will change the world.
Kevin Tubbs, Vice President and Chief Ethics Compliance and Sustainability Officer at Oshkosh Corporation, joins the podcast to talk about the values that have guided Oshkosh’s success for the past 100 years. Tubbs discusses Oshkosh Corporation's four core values in detail and explains how values guide the company's people-first culture, industry-leading sustainability efforts and non-stop innovation.
Laura Zizzo, Co-founder and CEO of Manifest Climate, joins the podcast to discuss why organizations must incorporate climate disruption into decision making and governance. Laura discusses how organizations can understand and manage climate risk in a time where incentives, regulations and investor expectations are shifting rapidly.
Bob Langert, author of The Battle to Do Good: Inside McDonald’s Sustainability Journey, joins the podcast to discuss his 25-year career as head of CSR and Sustainability for McDonald’s. Bob shares the strategy he used to partner with McDonald's critics at major environmental and sustainability organizations, and how he worked with these groups to find common ground and solutions.
Anthony Goodman, Senior Client Partner & Head of the Board Effectiveness Practice at Korn Ferry, rejoins the podcast to discuss how Engine No. 1, a purpose-driven investment firm with a small stake in ExxonMobil, won 3 executive board seats by identifying the company's failure to evolve and pushing for a move towards renewables. We also break down how climate has come roaring back to the forefront of corporate governance agenda, why inclusion is just as important as diversity in the boardroom and within the organization, and the future of ESG.
Caitlin Leibert, Director of Sustainability for Chipotle Mexican Grill, joins the podcast to talk about Chipotle's sustainability mission surrounding food & animals, people, and the environment. From the farm, to the kitchen, the boardroom and the customer experience, Caitlin takes us on a journey that shows how Chipotle integrates sustainability, ESG and DEI initiatives in every aspect of the business.
On today's episode of Purpose, Inc., Michael Young speaks with Kim Worsham, Founder and Principal of FLUSH, about the social, economic, racial and gender issues surrounding sanitation in communities from Africa, India, and the United States. Kim works with organizations and their stakeholders to implement greater access to clean water and sanitation in rural communities and major cities.