The Pricing For The Planet Podcast

PricingForThePlanet

The PricingForThePlanet podcast dives into the fusion of business and sustainability, highlighting profitable and sustainable business models. We emphasize that sustainability isn't just a responsibility—it's a lucrative opportunity. Tune in for insights on how businesses can thrive while being eco-friendly. Whether you're a business leader, an entrepreneur, or simply curious about how sustainability can be monetized, our podcast will provide you with valuable and actionable knowledge.


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Jazzing up Business Strategy: Harmonizing Sustainability and Innovation
13-06-2024
Jazzing up Business Strategy: Harmonizing Sustainability and Innovation
In this electrifying episode, we jam with Gerald J. Leonard, a jazz musician turned IT and sustainability powerhouse. Discover how Gerald’s unique journey and insights can transform your business strategy and help you rock the world of sustainability.Key Takeaways:🎯 Sustainability as a Mindset: It’s more than a buzzword; it’s a powerful framework for any business size.🎸 Music Meets Business: Uncover how the principles of musical practice, collaboration, and mentorship directly apply to business success.💡 Sustainability = Opportunity: Learn how sustainability can drive growth, cut costs, and open new revenue streams.🔧 Practical Steps: Real, actionable advice on implementing affordable and effective sustainability practices.Aha Moments:-Sustainability isn’t just about going green; it’s a killer business strategy.-The right partnerships can simplify your sustainability journey and amplify your impact.-Implementing sustainability practices can make you a leader in your industry, driving both profit and purpose.Connect with Gerald J. Leonard:Dive into Gerald’s world and grab your free sustainability tools at https://geraldjleonard.com/planet/Smash that like button, drop a comment, and subscribe for more game-changing insights on integrating sustainability into your business strategy!****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Empowering Sustainability - Shared Value and Clean Energy with KIRU Energy
12-06-2024
Empowering Sustainability - Shared Value and Clean Energy with KIRU Energy
Welcome to the Pricing for the Planet Podcast, where we delve into the vital intersection of sustainability and business. In this episode, we have the pleasure of hosting Benedict Okpala, an entrepreneur from Nigeria and founder of KIRU Energy. Benedict shares his inspiring journey and the impactful work his company is doing in the field of solar energy.KIRU Energy is at the forefront of providing reliable, affordable solar solutions to homes and businesses in Nigeria. Benedict discusses the concept of shared value, the integration of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the role of technology in driving sustainability.Key Takeaways:1/ The urgency of saving our planet from carbon emissions.2/ Encouraging young people to participate in climate initiatives.3/ Practical applications of shared value in real-world business scenarios.4/ Integration of SDGs in business strategies.5/ The potential of technology, including AI and IoT, in enhancing energy efficiency and sustainability.Support KIRU Energy:Website: https://ourkiru.com/Follow on LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Kiru Energy LimitedLooking for equity investors to help expand their impactful work.Don't forget to like, share, and subscribe for more insights on sustainability and business!****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest**** Do you want to continue to learn about the intersection between sustainability and business: join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest / newsletter: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigestDiscover even more insights on www.PricingForThePlanet.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Valuing Sustainability: The CFO's Role in Eco-Finance
23-05-2024
Valuing Sustainability: The CFO's Role in Eco-Finance
In this episode we explore how CFOs are pivotal in integrating sustainability with corporate finance. Featuring insights from Willem Schramade, a professor of finance at Nyenrode Business University and sustainability expert, this episode unravels how financial strategies can embrace and enhance corporate sustainability efforts. Willem discusses the evolution from traditional finance roles to champions of eco-finance, highlighting the importance of viewing sustainability as a strategic business advantage. Learn about the practical applications of shadow pricing, the intricacies of sustainable investment decision-making, and the future of corporate finance influenced by environmental and social governance (ESG) factors. This episode offers invaluable perspectives for anyone interested in the convergence of finance and sustainability.Follow Willem on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/willemschramade/ ****The PricingForThePlanet podcast delves into the fusion of business and sustainability, highlighting profitable and sustainable business models. For us, the only path to amplifying sustainability is by framing it as a driving force and facilitator for business. Tune in for insights on how businesses can thrive while being eco-friendly.****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Creating Shared Value: A Sustainable Business Revolution
15-04-2024
Creating Shared Value: A Sustainable Business Revolution
Dive into an engaging discussion with our guest, Virginie Ostrowski, as we explore the potent concept of shared value—where businesses thrive by addressing societal and environmental issues. This episode offers an in-depth look at how companies can extend their impact beyond philanthropy and CSR towards achieving sustainability goals with profitability. Learn from Virginie's journey from journalism to leading the Shared Value Initiative Hong Kong and gain insights from her rich experience. Discover real-life success stories like Interface and JEB, companies that have embraced shared value to revolutionize their industries and create a significant positive impact. This conversation is a must for entrepreneurs, executives, and anyone interested in the synergy between business success and sustainable development.JEB: https://jebgroup.com/ and its Sustainable Office Solutions https://sos-action.com/Shared Value Initiative Hong Kong: https://sharedvaluehk.org/https://www.linkedin.com/company/sharedvalueinitiativehongkong/****The PricingForThePlanet podcast delves into the fusion of business and sustainability, highlighting profitable and sustainable business models. For us, the only path to amplifying sustainability is by framing it as a driving force and facilitator for business. Tune in for insights on how businesses can thrive while being eco-friendly.****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The Future Is Green: Unlocking Career Success Through Sustainability Skills
27-03-2024
The Future Is Green: Unlocking Career Success Through Sustainability Skills
In this episode, Fabien Cros delves into the critical intersection of sustainability and career development with Hymane Ben Aoun, a trailblazer in executive search and sustainability advocacy. As the job market evolves, sustainability skills emerge as non-negotiable for professionals aiming to stay ahead. We explore the launch of a groundbreaking brand by HumanSkills, aimed at bridging the gap between talent aspirations and corporate sustainability practices. Drawing parallels between digital transformation and the sustainability shift, we offer insights for those looking to enrich their careers with a green edge. From the importance of education in sustainability to the art of monetizing green initiatives, this episode is a treasure trove of advice for anyone eager to make an impact in their professional journey while contributing to a more sustainable future.****The PricingForThePlanet podcast delves into the fusion of business and sustainability, highlighting profitable and sustainable business models. For us, the only path to amplifying sustainability is by framing it as a driving force and facilitator for business. Tune in for insights on how businesses can thrive while being eco-friendly.****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Bridging Finance and Sustainability: A Venture Capital Perspective
18-03-2024
Bridging Finance and Sustainability: A Venture Capital Perspective
In this episode, guest Myrtil Mitanga, Senior Associate at Hi Inov - Dentressangle, challenges the conventional perception of finance as opposed to sustainability, offering a compelling narrative that showcases finance as a crucial ally in the quest for sustainable business practices. Through her experiences in venture capital, Myrtil elucidates how profitability and impact are not mutually exclusive but rather complementary, with a focus on innovative startups that balance economic performance with environmental and social governance (ESG) goals. The podcast delves into the significance of long-term investments in fostering sustainable innovations, the evolving landscape of carbon credits, and the potential for venture capital to drive substantial change in traditional industries towards more sustainable futures. Myrtil's insights provide a roadmap for integrating sustainability into the core of business models, underscoring the vital role of education, networking, and strategic investment in shaping a more sustainable and financially inclusive world.****The PricingForThePlanet podcast delves into the fusion of business and sustainability, highlighting profitable and sustainable business models. For us, the only path to amplifying sustainability is by framing it as a driving force and facilitator for business. Tune in for insights on how businesses can thrive while being eco-friendly.****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Profit with Purpose: Transforming Business for a Sustainable Future through "Shared Value"
08-03-2024
Profit with Purpose: Transforming Business for a Sustainable Future through "Shared Value"
In this episode, Tiekie Barnard discusses the concept of creating shared value and the vital shift in business perspectives from focusing solely on profit to incorporating social and environmental considerations into core strategies. The episode delves into how companies like Safaricom and Nestlé have successfully integrated the shared value approach to simultaneously advance their competitiveness and improve the economic and social conditions within their communities. Additionally, Tiekie shares insights on the Shared Value Africa Initiative, aiming to encourage all companies across Africa to adopt this transformative business model. By exploring innovative business models and providing advice for those interested in pursuing a sustainable career, this podcast episode offers a comprehensive understanding of how businesses can achieve financial success while making a positive social impact, proving that it is not about profit only but profit with purpose.This episode serves as a crucial reminder of the importance of integrating sustainability into the heart of business operations, illustrating through examples and expert insights how companies can lead the way toward a more sustainable and equitable future.****The PricingForThePlanet podcast delves into the fusion of business and sustainability, highlighting profitable and sustainable business models. For us, the only path to amplifying sustainability is by framing it as a driving force and facilitator for business. Tune in for insights on how businesses can thrive while being eco-friendly.****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Decoding Carbon: Empowering Business Sustainability with Internal Carbon Pricing (ICP)
26-02-2024
Decoding Carbon: Empowering Business Sustainability with Internal Carbon Pricing (ICP)
In this episode, Julia Nitz dives deep into the transformative world of Internal Carbon Pricing (ICP), unraveling how this strategic tool not only drives decarbonization efforts but also paves the way for future-proof business success. Through her journey from a serendipitous seminar discovery to becoming a sustainability analyst, Julia offers invaluable insights into the practical application of ICP, balancing environmental goals with economic realities. Whether you're navigating the complexities of shadow pricing, seeking to understand the nuances of carbon costs, or exploring innovative approaches to sustainability, this episode is a treasure trove of wisdom that promises to inspire both seasoned professionals and newcomers alike. Join us as we explore how integrating ICP can not only reduce carbon footprints but also enhance business valuation in the long run, providing a competitive edge in the rapidly evolving landscape of global sustainability.****The PricingForThePlanet podcast delves into the fusion of business and sustainability, highlighting profitable and sustainable business models. For us, the only path to amplifying sustainability is by framing it as a driving force and facilitator for business. Tune in for insights on how businesses can thrive while being eco-friendly.****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Green Finance: Philippe Zaouati's Journey from Macron's Support to Sustainable Investing Leader
31-12-2023
Green Finance: Philippe Zaouati's Journey from Macron's Support to Sustainable Investing Leader
In this episode, we delve into the world of sustainable finance with Philippe Zaouati, CEO of Mirova and contributor to French President Emmanuel Macron's environmental initiatives. We explore Mirova's unique journey, where investment intertwines with sustainability, and discuss how finance is becoming a pivotal solution in the global climate crisis. Philippe sheds light on the evolution from traditional ESG to impact investing and the innovative financial tools, like green bonds and loans, that are reshaping our approach to sustainability. He also addresses the challenges of greenwashing and the importance of transparent environmental claims. The episode culminates with a deep dive into the debate between double and simple materiality in financial responsibility, offering Philippe's valuable insights and advice for those eager to make a difference in the world. Join us for this compelling conversation that navigates the intersection of finance, sustainability, and global change!****The PricingForThePlanet podcast delves into the fusion of business and sustainability, highlighting profitable and sustainable business models. For us, the only path to amplifying sustainability is by framing it as a driving force and facilitator for business. Tune in for insights on how businesses can thrive while being eco-friendly.****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Game Theory Meets Green: Multi-Armed Bandit Theory's Role in Sustainable Pricing Strategies
21-12-2023
Game Theory Meets Green: Multi-Armed Bandit Theory's Role in Sustainable Pricing Strategies
Welcome to a fascinating episode of our podcast where we explore the dynamic world where AI meets sustainability. Join us as we dive into how cutting-edge AI innovations are not just opening new doors but are rapidly steering us towards a more sustainable future. Ever wondered how pricing can be a powerful tool in fostering eco-friendly practices? Join this exclusive conversation with Massimiliano Costacurta, the visionary CPO of FullTruck (https://www.fulltruck.com/), who is redefining the logistics landscape. Discover how they're tackling the pressing issue of empty truck runs – a silent ecological disaster. Delve deeper with us into the intriguing world of the multi-armed bandit theory, a fascinating concept from game theory that's making waves in pricing strategies and beyond. But that's not all! We also explore the ethical quandaries of dynamic pricing and how companies can use value pricing as a force for good, driving both profit and sustainability. Hear our expert's take on why startups and established companies alike are missing out on the transformative power of innovative pricing strategies.This episode is not just a podcast; it's a journey into the heart of innovation, sustainability, and the ethical considerations that come with it. Tune in for an enlightening experience that promises to change the way you think about technology, business, and the environment.****The PricingForThePlanet podcast delves into the fusion of business and sustainability, highlighting profitable and sustainable business models. For us, the only path to amplifying sustainability is by framing it as a driving force and facilitator for business. Tune in for insights on how businesses can thrive while being eco-friendly.****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Is Finance or Pricing the real enabler of Sustainability? (spoiler alert: it's your pricing model)
27-11-2023
Is Finance or Pricing the real enabler of Sustainability? (spoiler alert: it's your pricing model)
Join us in an engaging and insightful podcast episode featuring Maciej Kraus, Partner at Movens Growth Equity and a recognized pricing guru, who also serves as a guest speaker at Stanford University. In this episode, Maciej unravels the complexities of sustainable pricing, illustrating how it's not just about increasing costs but about connecting consumers with the impact of their purchases. From discussing his own journey in the pricing field to exploring real-world challenges like a salad bar's struggle with sustainable packaging, Maciej offers a wealth of knowledge and experience. He delves into the nuances of customer behavior, the interplay between perceived benefits and costs in sustainable products, and how sustainability is reshaping traditional pricing models. Maciej also provides practical advice for businesses venturing into sustainable practices, emphasizing the importance of starting small and learning through experience. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the intersection of sustainability, finance, and pricing strategy, offering valuable insights for both seasoned professionals and newcomers to the field.****The PricingForThePlanet podcast delves into the fusion of business and sustainability, highlighting profitable and sustainable business models. For us, the only path to amplifying sustainability is by framing it as a driving force and facilitator for business. Tune in for insights on how businesses can thrive while being eco-friendly.****Join our free PricingForThePlanet bi-weekly digest on Monetizing and Pricing Sustainability: https://www.pricingfortheplanet.com/weeklydigest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.