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Big tech is laying off workers. The growing ‘green collar’ job industry hopes to recruit them.
READ MY STORY OVER AT FORTUNE MAGAZINE. Three days after Justin Hardin started his job at Slack, the country went into lockdown. Soon, his hometown was facing another crisis as wildfires raged nearby. “I taught myself to code to change the world,” said Hardin, who […]
Electric vehicles have a charging access problem. These companies are working to solve it
Check out my story at Fortune Magazine The electric vehicle revolution is well underway, with California banning the sale of new gas cars by 2035 and automakers increasing their lineup of EV offerings. While electric has plenty of supporters in the automotive, power, and charging […]
Your smartphone is still ruining the planet, but there may be a more sustainable solution
Watch my video on this topic, at Fortune.com Read the complete story at Fortune.com The consumer technology industry has been slower than other sectors to get greener products in the hands of customers. The reasons behind this slow progression are numerous, layered, and complicated, but […]
How Tech Companies are Working With Academics to Understand Climate Change
Watch my interview with the CTO of Analog Devices and the President of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute at Fast Company. What if we harnessed the best and brightest of business and scientific research to work together to help address the challenges facing the ocean? […]
World Changing Ideas: Sustainable Technology Design & Diversity and Inclusion in Technology Design
I had the joy of hosting two podcasts called World-Changing Ideas for Fast Company. Check them both out below. EPISODE 1: Innovation Unrestricted: Designing products and communities with sustainability and innovation in mind In this podcast episode, I’m is joined by Lenovo’s Vlad Rozanovich to […]
Why Sustainable Supply Chains Matter
Consumers are increasingly becoming aware of how interrelated supply chains and the environment are. In fact, according to the Environmental Defense Fund, more than 90% of the environmental impact of consumer goods happens in the supply chain. I sat down with a couple of Chief […]
Consumers Want Eco-Friendly Beer
Beer, like most consumer goods, has a significant environmental impact but brewers of all sizes, all over the U.S. are doing their best to stave off the effects of climate change. Here’s a recent piece I produced for Fortune Magazine’s Path to Zero, a 9-month […]
Transforming the Next Era of Agriculture Through Innovation
From collaborative public-private partnerships to widespread adoption of the latest technology, today’s farms are using surprising methods to meet demand and find new ways to improve farming’s environmental footprint. This panel looks at what it takes for farmers to maintain, develop and improve their crops […]
Why the West Coast is on Fire
Climate change is one of the major reasons California, Oregon, and Washington State are up in flames. Changes on a collective and individual level can help thwart further destruction. Fire is celebration, warmth, food, and safety. It’s also dangerous, deadly, fast-moving, and currently ripping through […]
How to Start Going Zero-Waste
If you’ve been curious about going zero waste, here’s how to do it right.
The Woman Behind Those Magic Reusable Silicone Bags: Stasher Founder, Kat Nouri
Meet Kat Nouri, the founder of Stasher bags and an eco-warrior who is trying to change the world.