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Sustainability is a critical issue for businesses. However, sustainability today is about creating a sustainable economy for shareholders, workers, customers, and community now and in the future. As such, businesses everywhere should consider how to implement ecologically responsible practices, be a socially responsible business, engage positively with their community, and create a healthy workforce. To do this, they must navigate legal, financial, and regulatory challenges in every sector of their business. In this podcast, our hosts interview industry leaders who share their perspectives and how they identify and implement policies and action to create a sustainable economy.

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10 May 2022
Sustainable Outlook: Managing Climate Risk Through Intelligent Engineering Controls and Infrastructure With Erin Rothman, CEO and Founder of StormSensor

On this episode of Sustainable Outlook, host Molly Barker is joined by Erin Rothman, CEO and founder of StormSensor, a climate technology company working with cities across the nation to combat urban flooding due to climate change.

22 April 2022
Sustainable Outlook: Designing Sustainable Food Systems From Cradle to Grave: How the State of Rhode Island's Director of Food Strategy is Tackling 21st Century Obstacles

Our global economy has never produced as much food as it generates today. On this episode, we talk with Rhode Island’s Director of Food Strategy Julie Stelmaszyk.

30 March 2022
Sustainable Outlook: The Push to Modernize the Grid From Smart Buildings With Courtney Blodgett, Director of Strategy at Edo

On this week’s episode of Sustainable Outlook, Molly Barker of K&L Gates interviews Courtney Blodgett of Edo, which is a startup energy venture that works to enable building-to-grid integration and reduce building costs for clients by utilizing clean energy and innovative design solutions.

16 March 2022
Sustainable Outlook: Promoting Economic Vitalization and Community Development With Johanna Bartee

On this episode of Sustainable Outlook, host Elizabeth Crouse discusses sustainable economic development through Community Development Financial Institutions (CFDIs) with Johanna Bartee.

02 March 2022
Sustainable Outlook: Sustainability and Equity in the Maritime Industry With Jennifer States of Washington Maritime Blue

On this episode of Sustainable Outlook, host Elizabeth Crouse discusses sustainability and equity in the maritime industry with Jennifer States, VP of Projects and Strategy at Washington Maritime Blue.

18 February 2022
Sustainable Outlook: Developing Solar and Storage Technologies with Holly Christie of Hecate Energy

On this episode of Sustainable Outlook, host Elizabeth Crouse speaks with Holly Christie, the General Counsel of Hecate Energy.

06 January 2022
Sustainable Outlook: Environmental and Social Responsibility with Acorn International: Part II

In this part two of this series with Acorn International, host Elizabeth Crouse continues her discussion with Grace Russell, a biologist and environmental consultant with a focus on marine policy for Acorn International. 

9 December 2021
Environmental and Social Responsibility with Acorn International: Part I

In this two-part series of Sustainable Outlook, host Elizabeth Crouse talks environmental and social responsibility with Acorn International, a full-service consulting company to global businesses.

24 November 2021
Sustainable Outlook: Transparency, Unity, and Community with Elizabeth Jones, founder of The Equality Equation

On this episode of Sustainable Outlook, Elizabeth Crouse speaks with Elizabeth Jones on The Equality Equation's mission to facilitate economic equality by developing impoverished communities into flourishing neighborhoods.

11 November 2021
Sustainable Outlook: The People, Planet, and Profit Sustainability Agenda at Starbucks with Suzanne Tedrow, Director of Sustainability - Global Store Development

Host Elizabeth Crouse speaks with Suzanne Tedrow, Director of Sustainability - Global Store Development at Starbucks, on their “people positive agenda” and the multi-department building model that makes Starbucks an industry leader in sustainability.

29 October 2021
Sustainable Outlook: 100% Renewable Energy, 100% for Humanity with Sandra Kwak, founder of 10Power

Host Elizabeth Crouse of K&L Gates sits down with Sandra Kwak, founder of 10Power, on this week's episode of Sustainable Outlook.

30 September 2021
Welcome to Sustainable Outlook

Partners Elizabeth Crouse and Elisabeth Yandell McNeil introduce this new podcast program, and describe how the program will explore the subject of building and maintaining a sustainable economy as it relates to our world today and into the future.

30 September 2021
Sustainable Outlook: The Future of Sustainable Forestry with Kristy Harlan of Weyerhaeuser

Kristy Harlan, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at Weyerhaeuser, speaks with partner Alyssa Moir about the future of sustainable forestry.

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