Episode 10 | COP26 Special: Did COP26 Deliver for Circular Economy and Net Zero?
For this special episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, we discuss what the outcomes of COP26 mean for the circular economy and sustainable production and consumption globally.
Episode 10: COVID-19 – Perspectives on Crisis + Cultivating a Resilient Mindset
In this episode of the Activating Sustainability podcast, Anthesis Associate Director, Philipp Rosenthal joins host Chris Peterson to discuss how we can adjust our mindset to get through a crisis. Philipp shares insights into how empathy plays a role in strong leadership and effective communication paving a path beyond COVID-19.
Episode 11: Reflections on Environmental Social Governance during the COVID-19 crisis
Our podcast host Chris Peterson is joined by Anthesis Director, Sarah Gilby, to reflect on short and long-term ESG management in these evolving times.
Episode 12: The Apparel Sector’s Opportunity to Rebuild More Resilient Supply Chains
In this episode of Activating Sustainability we discuss COVID-19 implications for supply chain relationships in the apparel industry. They draw connections between social and environmental sustainability and discuss opportunities to #buildbackbetter.
Episode 14: Transforming the Built Environment for a More Sustainable Future
In this episode of Activating Sustainability, we’re joined by Anthesis experts, Ben Lynch and Huw Blackwell to discuss the current trends, key drivers, challenges and opportunities in the built environment..
Episode 13: The European Green Deal: A Road to Recovery
In this episode of Activating Sustainability our host, Chris Peterson is joined by Anthesis Lavola experts, Joana Soares and Miquel Rubio to discuss the new European Green Deal and what this early model of ‘Build Back Better’ could look like.
Episode 15: The Evolution of Environmental Education
In this episode of Activating Sustainability, our host Chris Peterson is joined by Marta Lacruz Sobré, Director of the Education division at Anthesis Lavola to discuss environmental education and the importance of teaching children who may go on to be future policy decision makers and consumers.
Episode 16: The Drivers, Barriers, + Opportunities in Advanced Recycling
In this episode of Activating Sustainability, joined by our special guest from Closed Loop Partners’ innovation center— we break down the basics of advanced recycling of plastic waste and challenges in the circular economy for plastics.
Episode 17: Implications for U.S. Climate Action Under a Biden Administration
In this episode of Activating Sustainability, we hear from Anthesis Executive Directors George Favaloro and Josh Whitney, who share their perspective on the biggest opportunities and obstacles for climate action under the Biden administration.
Episode 18: Human Rights Violations in Global Supply Chains
As the world demands more transparency of goods and services across the world, companies will have to face up to the need to ensure human rights are considered across the whole value chain. What does this mean for your company? Listen and find out.
Episode 19: Joining the B Corp Movement
In this special podcast episode to celebrate B Corp Month, find out what the future holds for the B CorpTM movement and Anthesis’ plans for delivering meaningful impact as a ‘Better Business’.
Episode 1: Quantifying Climate Risk and Opportunity
In episode one of the Activating Sustainability podcast, host and Associate Director Chris Peterson is joined by Executive Director Don Reed to discuss the emerging risks and opportunities of climate change, and how organisations can begin to quantify them.
Episode 20: Preparing for an ESG task force at the SEC
ESG Expert Don Reed explores the mixed messages coming from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) around a potential new task force for ESG.
Episode 21: Making Sustainability Happen in the Decisive Decade
In this episode, our Anthesis leaders share their thoughts and insights on the huge shift they have seen in the sustainability agenda and why the world has woken up to the reality of climate change.
Episode 22: Building Sustainable Businesses through Carbon Literacy Training
Chris Peterson is joined by Steph Wall (ESG Director from Palatine Private Equity) and Andrew Noone (Director at Anthesis UK) for an informative episode about the successful roll out of Carbon Literacy training across Palatine’s entire portfolio of companies.
Episode 23: Net Zero Food Systems
Join Chris Peterson, Simon Davis and Honor Cowen as they explore the rapidly evolving world of agricultural systems and its impact on food, retail and textiles and aligning with the business case for Net Zero.
Episode 24: Driving Impact with Life Cycle Assessments
Chris Peterson is joined by Anthesis LCA experts Jim Fava and Caroline Gaudreault to discuss the business value of Life Cycle Assessments.
Episode 2: The Commercial Criticality of Sustainability
In episode two of the Activating Sustainability podcast, host Chris Peterson is joined by Anthesis Group’s Chief Sustainability Officer and previous Head of Sustainability at Sainsbury’s, Paul Crewe, to discuss why sustainability is critical to commercial success.
Driving Behaviour Change for Net Zero in Local Communities – Wise Women in Waste Podcast Episode 5
In the fifth episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by Councillor Donna Stimson of The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. The episode looks at Donna’s background in sustainability and her perspective on waste and resource efficiency as a councillor for a local community.
Episode 25: COP26 Debrief
In episode 25 of our Activating Sustainability podcast series, Paul Crewe and Simeran Bachra reflect on the key takeaways to come out of COP26.
Episode 26: Decarbonising our Energy Systems to Deliver Environmental & Socio-economic Impact
Join Chris Peterson and Anthesis Energy leaders, Ben Lynch and Agneta Persson, to discuss the transformational change required to reduce carbon emissions by 50% in the next 10 years.
Episode 27: Looking Ahead at 2022: Regional Perspectives on a Common Goal
Join Chris Peterson, Chantelle Ludski, and Brad Blundell as they discuss their views on the year ahead.
Episode 28: Reflections from GreenBiz 22: Activating Impact in the Decisive Decade
In this episode of Activating Sustainability, our experts discuss their key takeaways and impressions from GreenBiz 22. They touch on the importance of social impact, diversity and inclusion, and the increasing role of the financial sector in the corporate sustainability world during the decisive decade.
Activating Net Zero: Podcast Series
What is Net Zero? Through our new Activating Net Zero podcast series, we explore – in bitesize episodes – what this means and how organisations can break this down into manageable actions, of avoiding, reducing, investing and innovating.
Episode 29: Reflections on World Water Day: The Importance of Groundwater
In this Activating Sustainability episode, our host Chris Peterson is joined by members of our Anthesis water team, Dave Jaekel, Therese Karkowski, and Chris Morris, to reflect on this year’s World Water Day theme: The Importance of Groundwater.
Episode 30: The Lenses of Sustainable Design Thinking
In this Activating Sustainability episode, our host Chris Peterson is joined by Lemis Tarajano and Ana Espinosa to explore sustainable product design thinking.
Episode 31: Addressing Food and Food Systems in The Decisive Decade with Anthesis Provision
In this Activating Sustainability episode, our host Chris Peterson is joined by Cher Mereweather and Jon Duschinsky to share how they have experienced changing priorities in the food system during this decisive decade.
Episode 32: Carbon Offsets: Climate Strategy Crucial or Right to Emit? With Climate Neutral Group
In this Activating Sustainability episode, our host Chris Peterson is joined by John Leppers and Ella Baz to share their thoughts around the increasingly important topic of carbon offsets.
Episode 33 | COP27: Can We Keep 1.5 Alive?
In this Activating Sustainability episode, three of our experts walk through the latest insights from the COP27 climate talks in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
Episode 34 | Insights on COP15
Three Anthesis nature and biodiversity experts attended the COP15 conference on Biodiversity in Montreal. Listen to their key takeaways in our latest podcast episode.
Episode 35: GreenBiz23: Climate Change is a Journey, and We Need to Act Now
Several Anthesis delegates attended the GreenBiz23 conference in Arizona in February. Listen to their key takeaways in our latest podcast episode.
Episode 36 | Anthesis on IPCC AR6 Synthesis Report: Ambitious Action can Secure a Livable Future
Anthesis executive Paul Crewe comments on the recently released IPCC AR6 Synthesis Report.
Episode 37 | Water: Often Overlooked but Key to Climate Change Goals
In this Activating Sustainability episode, our host Chris Peterson is joined by Dave Jaeckel, Principal Consultant with the Anthesis water practice, to discuss where water is at in the climate agenda, current and future efforts surrounding water, and outcomes from the 2023 UN Water Conference.
Episode 3: Sustainable Fashion
In episode three of the Activating Sustainability podcast, Chris Peterson sits down with Technical Director Susan Harris to discuss all things sustainable fashion, exploring some of the controversies, as well as how the sector can begin the shift towards more sustainable supply chains.
Episode 4: Plastic Choices and CO2 Impacts
In episode four of the Activating Sustainability podcast, we hear from Anthesis’ Associate Director Jono Adams on the sometimes conflicting goals of plastic and carbon reduction.
Episode 5: Science-Based Targets
In episode five of the Activating Sustainability podcast, Executive Director Josh Whitney joins Chris Peterson for episode five to discuss climate change, Science-Based Targets and businesses committing to the 1.5 degree target.
Episode 6: Brand Purpose – Becoming the Sustainability Activator
In episode six of Anthesis Group’s podcast series, Chris Peterson is joined by Strategy Director James Wallis to explore the rise of brands putting purpose before profit, and Anthesis Group’s new positioning as the sustainability activator.
Episode 7: Circularity – Featuring Special Guests From Merck KGaA
This month’s podcast host, Lisa Grice, is joined by special guests from the life sciences division of multinational Merck KGaA and Anthesis colleague Richard Peagam to discuss all things circular economy.
Episode 8: Waking up to the value of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
Our host Chris Peterson is joined by Anthesis colleagues and ESG specialists Don Reed and Tim Clare, to discuss the business value for companies to report in line with the requirements of TCFD.
Episode 9 | Nira Johri from Rich Products Corporation on Sustainability and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
In the ninth episode of the Wise Women in Waste Podcast, we are joined by Nira Johri to look at her career path and perspectives on sustainable business strategies at Rich Products.
Episode 9: COVID-19 – A New Landscape for the Agri-Food Sector
Anthesis’ sustainable agri-food expert Simon Davis joins host Chris Peterson to discuss how COVID-19 is affecting the agri-food system and transforming the future of food as we know it.
Waste and Packaging Strategies at McDonald’s – Wise Women in Waste Podcast Episode 4
In the fourth episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by, Floor Uitterhoeve, Global Sustainability Manager at McDonald’s, based in the Netherlands. This episode will look back on Floor’s background in environmental politics and how that set a foundation for her career journey in the food and beverage […]
Wise Women in Waste – Episode 13 | Gwen Frost on Changing Recycling Behaviours and Innovations
In the 13th episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by Gwen Frost, Head of Innovation & Sustainability at Bristol Waste Company. This episode explores waste prevention, community engagement, sustainable materials and Bristol City Council’s Net Zero plans.
Wise Women in Waste – Episode 16: An Introduction to the Role of Sustainable Finance in Creating Low Carbon and Circular Economies
This podcast episode of Wise Women in Waste explores what sustainable finance is for investors, brands and corporates and how it fits with the circular economy.
Wise Women in Waste – Episode 18: How the US is Tackling Waste and Circularity
In Europe, the waste sector is very heavily regulated with major interventions in the waste management systems, but in past, the US has taken a more market-based approach. This discussion explores how this approach may be changing.
Wise Women in Waste Episode 11 | Jane Bevis from OPRL on Product and Packaging Labelling
In the eleventh episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, we are joined by Jane Bevis from On-Pack Recycling Label to discuss recycling labelling systems and their role in driving consumer behaviour change.
Wise Women in Waste Episode 12 | Ellen Martin from Circulate Capital on Unlocking Investment in the Circular Economy
In the twelfth episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, Claudia is joined by Ellen Martin, Chief Impact Officer at Circulate Capital. This episode explores how unlocking investment is driving change in the waste sector.
Wise Women in Waste Episode 6 | Emma Hampsey: Exploring Early Careers in the Waste and Resource Industry
Joined by Emma Hampsey, Consultant in Anthesis’ Sustainable Production and Consumption team, this episode explores Emma’s early career development at Anthesis, and the work she has been involved with in circular economy.
Wise Women in Waste Episode 7 | Jayanthi Rangarajan: Achieving Circularity in Plastic Packaging through Technology
In the seventh episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by Jayanthi Rangarajan, Chief Product Officer of Synova Tech.
Wise Women in Waste Episode 8 | Lisa Grice: Evolving behaviours towards ‘Right to Repair’
In the eighth episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by Lisa Grice, Executive Director at Anthesis, based in North America. This episode looks at Lisa’s perspective on sustainable product design, with a focus on circularity and new business solutions, based on her impressive career in energy and […]
Wise Women in Waste – Episode 14: Identifying Circular Solutions to Global Industry Waste Challenges with Microsoft
This episode explores the stretch wrap alternative report Anthesis, Microsoft and 10 other companies collaborated on to find circular alternatives to the stretch wrap plastic used for the transportation and delivery of goods across supply chains.
Wise Women in Waste – Episode 15: Activating Sustainable Packaging Within Your Organisation
This Wise Women in Waste episode explores the opportunity for innovation around design and material choices, the importance of good data, and the challenges and opportunities of plastics.
Wise Women in Waste – Episode 17: Circular Economy and Waste in the Chemicals Industry with NexantECA
In this episode on Wise Women in Waste, our hosts Claudia Amos and Debbie Hitchen are joined by Dawn Allan at Anthesis, and Mais Haddadin and Jane Smith at NexantECA, an energy and chemicals advisory company.
Wise Women in Waste – Episode 19: Plastic Recycling in South and Southeast Asia with The Circulate Initiative
This discussion focuses on South and Southeast Asia’s plastic recycling supply chains, including the current working conditions, how it impacts women and the need for responsible sourcing programmes.
Wise Women in Waste | International Women’s Day: Career Journeys Working in the Waste Industry
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Debbie and Claudia are joined by panel of women from across Anthesis.