Episode 316: ESG scores, EV charging, circularity chat

This week’s run time is 1:02:27.

Funding underrepresented local weather tech startups (27:00)

Dimitry Gershenson, CEO and co-founder of Enduring Planet, discusses a brand new type of debt financing for entrepreneurs that do not have the connections or collateral to play within the VC world.

Contemplating circularity (40:30)

James Murray, editor-in-chief of BusinessGreen, provides perspective on the U.Okay. and European pilots and applications to embrace round economic system processes — from embracing eco-design and repairability requirements to mandating producer accountability to championing reusable packaging to bettering recycling charges. However legacy enterprise fashions and consumption habits proceed to stymie progress.

NYC wants EV charging (51:20)

Why is electrical car adoption so low in New York Metropolis? For starters, there are only a few public charging spots — which are sometimes blocked by gasoline-powered automobiles. Frank Reig, co-founder and CEO of city mobility firm Revel, talks about about overcoming that infrastructure problem in these highlights from our recent interview.

*Music on this episode by ….. Lee Rosevere: “Don’t Belief the Cloud,” “I’m Going for a Espresso” and “Quizitive”; Mr. Smith: “Maintain the Ace.”


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