Best of Sustainability Podcasts

Best of Sustainability Podcasts

At Umbrex, our consultants work closely with clients to design and execute strategies which embed sustainability into their organization’s core processes.

Examples of recent projects include:

  • Carbon auditing and mitigation
  • Optimizing supply chain
  • Designing closed loop systems based on reuse, repair, sharing, and recycling
  • Defining strategy for environmental, social, and corporate governance

To stay current with best practices in the space, our consultants find that podcasts are one way to remain up to date. Here are the top podcasts on sustainability recommended by our members.

Climate Rising by Harvard Business School Business & Environment Initiative

Climate Rising is about the impact of climate change on business. It brings business and policy leaders and Harvard Business School faculty together to share insights about what businesses are doing, can do, and should do to confront climate change. It explores the many challenges and opportunities that climate change raises for managers, such as decisions about where they choose to locate, the technologies they develop and use, their strategies with respect to products, marketing, customer engagement, and policy—in other words, the full spectrum of business concerns.

GreenBiz 350 by Joel Makower and Heather Clancy

GreenBiz 350 is a weekly podcast taking you behind the headlines in green business. Original stories and interviews cover renewable energy, clean technologies, sustainable supply chains, cities, food, climate change and more.

The Impact Report by Bard MBA in Sustainability

The Impact Report brings together students and faculty in Bard MBA’s Sustainability Program with leaders in business, sustainability, finance, social entrepreneurship and more.

Sustainability Leaders by Michael Torrance, Jonathan Hackett and David Sneyd

Sustainability is a rapidly evolving field, driven by billions of dollars in global investment. Join hosts Michael Torrance, Jonathan Hackett and David Sneyd in this podcast series, as we introduce you to the innovative minds and diverse perspectives that are pushing the boundaries in sustainability good practice. With topics ranging from climate change to sustainable finance and green bonds to human rights and responsible investing, we explore the world of corporate sustainability through interviews with corporate practitioners, investors, scholars and the NGO community.

Sustainability Explored by Aya & Tamila Ulan

This is a podcast on sustainability and innovations in business and economy, a great place to learn more about sustainability across industries.

We invite professionals working on the implementation of innovative sustainable solutions for the future – to explore circularity and resilience, corporate social responsibility, leadership and culture, impact investment and so on, and give some guidance on how to actually implement sustainability in business.

Refinitiv Sustainability Perspectives Podcast by Keesa Schreane

The RSP Podcast is a thought-provoking series where we dive deep into sustainable finance. From ESG investing to impact investing and sustainable leadership, we’re on a journey to leverage data and intelligence to make better business decisions. The future is open. Join us as we move forward together to shape it.

Smart Energy Voices by John Failla

Smart Energy Voices, an SED podcast, features conversations with leaders of the energy transition. In each episode, Smart Energy Decisions founder John Failla digs deep with industry movers and shakers to reveal insights you can learn from in their stories, personalities and visions for the future.

The Interchange by Wood Mackenzie

The energy system is changing fast. Each week, Shayle Kann takes you on a tour of the global energy transformation, providing provide insight into technology trends, markets, and companies — making for wonky and entertaining listening. A Wood Mackenzie production.