Earth911 Podcast: Google’s Mike Werner on Constructing Round Economies

Google’s round economic system chief, Mike Werner, explains the numerous renewable energy, waste discount, and inside strategic modifications which have established guardian firm Alphabet on the forefront of company sustainability.

Google achieved carbon neutrality for its search engine operations in 2007 and a decade later had matched 100% of its vitality use with renewable energy credits. It pioneered reusing server and information middle gear and parts, and at the moment diverts 78% of its information middle and 64% of its workplace waste from landfills. Mike explains how Google collaborates with different corporations, together with rivals, within the Clean Energy Buyers Alliance, which seeks to realize 90% nationwide renewable vitality era capability by 2030.

Mike Werner, Google's circular economy leader
Mike Werner, Google’s round economic system chief, is our visitor on Sustainability in Your Ear.

Along with the launch of their Circular Economy startup accelerator, we talk about how the Google Cloud Platform and shopper companies are integrating environmental info to help knowledgeable modifications in enterprise and particular person sustainability. Mike, who’s on the board of administrators at our recent guest Rheaply, breaks down how reuse, improved carbon monitoring, and round economic system methods can speed up the decarbonization of society.

Google, whose mission is to arrange the world’s information, is rethinking its enterprise and companies to realize carbon neutrality and, finally, draw down CO2 ranges as a part of the conventional course of its enterprise. You’ll be able to be taught extra about Google’s sustainability and round economic system packages at


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