Closing the Loop

Impacts & Opportunities of the Pandemic on Sustainability

September 10, 2020 Allen Langdon, Heather Mak and Coro Standberg Season 1 Episode 9
Closing the Loop
Impacts & Opportunities of the Pandemic on Sustainability
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Closing the Loop
Impacts & Opportunities of the Pandemic on Sustainability
Sep 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 9
Allen Langdon, Heather Mak and Coro Standberg

In this episode of Closing the Loop, Allen re-unites with business sustainability experts Heather Mak and Coro Strandberg (who previously appeared on the podcast’s debut episode) to talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic has created an opportunity for businesses to rethink their business models. As a global pandemic changes the way we think about and interact with the world around us, the trio discusses how these shifts have also given businesses new license to focus on sustainability initiatives

About our guests

  • Coro Strandberg spoke to the vision of building a Purpose-Led Economy as society emerges from the pandemic. Three reports that shed light on this vision and the role you can play can be found here.   Info on how to sign up to the Social Purpose Institute’s newsletter to keep informed of these developments can be found here.  
  • Heather Mak spoke to Diversity in Sustainability (more info here) and ESG.  Information on the ESG investing landscape can be found here.  An article about the outperformance of ESG funds during the pandemic can be found here.


Show Notes

In this episode of Closing the Loop, Allen re-unites with business sustainability experts Heather Mak and Coro Strandberg (who previously appeared on the podcast’s debut episode) to talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic has created an opportunity for businesses to rethink their business models. As a global pandemic changes the way we think about and interact with the world around us, the trio discusses how these shifts have also given businesses new license to focus on sustainability initiatives

About our guests

  • Coro Strandberg spoke to the vision of building a Purpose-Led Economy as society emerges from the pandemic. Three reports that shed light on this vision and the role you can play can be found here.   Info on how to sign up to the Social Purpose Institute’s newsletter to keep informed of these developments can be found here.  
  • Heather Mak spoke to Diversity in Sustainability (more info here) and ESG.  Information on the ESG investing landscape can be found here.  An article about the outperformance of ESG funds during the pandemic can be found here.