Transforming Food Systems Offers Solution for Global Biodiversity Preservation

There is a pressing need for social transformation and action around food systems and 2021 will be a pivotal year for taking bold, substantive action. In the report “Food system impacts on biodiversity loss” issued by London-based Chatham House, the sustainability and equitability organization outlines three levers for addressing biodiversity loss that is affecting every corner of the globe. 

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Paul Martino, Co-founder & Managing Partner at early-stage VC firm

In this episode of Net Effects Podcast, co-hosts Les Ottolenghi and Mark Bavisotto interview Paul Martino, co-founder and managing partner of early-stage VC firm Bullpen Capital. The conversation dives into what makes a great investment opportunity as well as what makes a great startup founder. Martino brings his effusive knowledge to the table with plenty of anecdotes about resilience, grit, and curiosity.

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Episode 3: Featuring David Brown, Founder of Techstars

This episode of Net Effects Podcast with hosts Les Ottolenghi and Mark Bavissoto features an interview with lifelong entrepreneur David Brown. David leads his groundbreaking accelerator, Techstars, with the mission that “entrepreneurs can change the world.” This episode dives into how the “Give first”-mentality can empower organizations with a conscious approach to participating in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Social Innovation Opportunities Around Carbon Sequestration

The United Nations Climate Action has identified cutting emissions as one of its primary objectives in tackling climate change, in addition to moving to a greener global economy and building a more resilient future. To contribute to these ambitious goals and improve ESG performance, many companies are pursuing social innovation. One socially impactful avenue is carbon sequestration. (more…)

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