Channel Sustainability At Work

Sustainability@work
A Traces.Dreams Podcast hosted by Samara Croci.
This podcast will interview people who are working in sustainability to understand how to bring sustainability to the workplace, how to activate sustainability projects, how to communicate them and engage people internally and externally. Samara believes that at the heart of the sustainability challenge are people and how we engage with each other, how we make more people care, how we convince to jump in a project, how we collect investments, how we change the world.

We will interview professionals from different walks of life and with different experiences to tell their stories and examples that can be applied every day in our sustainability challenges in our companies, communities, and projects.
Samara Croci is a communication professional with 15+ years of experience in communication, sustainability, storytelling, and video production. She is passionate about sustainability, how to communicate it and how to make change happen.

 

 

Re-imagining the spaces we live in. How do landscapes and design impact our lives? This is only important if you enjoy beautiful landscapes.

Today’s guest is John Goldwyn, Senior Vice President and Director of Planning & Landscape at WATG, a destination, and hospitality design firm.

With him, we will talk about the work of WATG with customers all around the world and how the concept of sustainability can be different for different entities and in different countries.

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Educating the public about climate change through moms and why communication is critical to tackling the climate crisis. This is only important if you know a mom or if you are one.

Today’s guest at Sustainability@Work is Anne-Marie Kline, Chief Campaign Officer at Potential Energy for the Science Moms project.

Anne-Marie works for a no-profit startup agency called Potential Energy that wants to use the power of creativity and marketing to motivate urgent, collective action on climate change. Their latest and very successful campaign is called Science Moms and is all built around scientist moms explaining and sharing the science of climate change in a digestible, memorable and funny way to other moms.

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Environmental journalism, from your backyard to the world. This is important if you read the news. Today’s guest at Sustainability@Work is Gelareh Darabi, an environmental journalist and correspondent at National Geographic Channel / Fox History & Entertainment.

Gelareh has reported from all over the world about different topics connected to the environment.

With her, we will talk about what being an environmental journalist means, how she chooses and builds her stories, and what works best to create awareness and push for change.

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The travel industry declares a climate emergency! This is only important if you like traveling. Today’s podcast guest at Sustainability@Work is Kasia Morgan, Head of Sustainability and Community at UK-based tour operator Exodus Travels Ltd.

Podcast Episode #7 of Sustainability@Work. A podcast hosted by Samara Croci.

Samara is talking about the tourism sector, how it’s under scrutiny for its carbon emissions and impacts on communities and how the industry was hit hard during the pandemic.

Exodus travel is one of the first tour operators that in 2020 declared a climate emergency and took the opportunity of the pause of COVID 19 to calculate and reconsider their impacts and operations.

Kasia will share some of the projects they have in place and how they are implementing them within the company and with their customers.

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Resilient cities.This is only important if you live in a city. Today’s guest at Sustainability@Work is Piero Pelizzaro, Chief Resilience Officer of the Municipality of Milan, Italy. Piero has 10 years of experience in climate change policies and urban resilience planning.

He is a big fan of the concept of resiliency and starts by explaining what it is and why he prefers it to the term sustainability.

We then discuss what it means to be a chief resilience officer for a big city and what are the challenges and strategies of his team.

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Let's talk about ocean blindness today! This is only important if you want to have an impact. Healthy seas, healthy life. The power of NGO-corporate partnerships.

Today’s guest at Sustainability@Work is Veronika Mikos of the Healthy Seas initiative, a journey from waste to wear.

Samara has known Veronika for some years now and she has shared her journey with Healthy Seas at the beginning because the company she works for is one of the founders of this initiative. Healthy Seas is an amazing example of partnerships between NGOs and the corporate world to address problems that each, individually, would not be able to tackle.

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This is only important if nature inspires you! In this podcast episode, we are talking about the challenges of building a factory or a corporate building in the modern world.

Today’s podcast guest at Sustainability@Work is Nicole Hagerman Miller, Managing Director at Biomimicry 3.8 for Project Positive.

With her, we will talk about the challenges of building a factory or a corporate building taking inspiration from the forest next door, and with the purpose of, not only doing less bad but doing good, just like nature does with its ecosystem services.

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The Fun of Fashion without the guilt
This is only important if you buy online

Today’s guest at Sustainability@Work is Iris Skrami of Renoon.

With her, we will talk about the difficulties to find and buy sustainable products and make sense of the numerous interpretations of what is sustainable.

Iris with the start-up she co-founded, Renoon, is trying to solve this problem and to make sustainable fashion easier and more fun, without the guilt and the fuzz. To do so, they are using a proprietary technology they are developing with a team of engineers, data scientists, and marketers to offer a great platform both to sustainable brands who want to emerge from the chaos on the internet and for consumers who are looking to put their wallet where their values are.

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Green recovery spending. Reorienting our economies to industries that will drive future growth.
This is only important if you care about the future post-covid.

Today’s guest at Sustainability@Work is Brian O’Callaghan, Lead Researcher and Project Manager of the Oxford University Economic Recovery Project. He is an Australian Rhodes Scholar, Associate at the Boston Consulting Group, and Consultant at the Robertson Foundation, covering topics in Energy and the Environment. He is also a consultant to government and business groups on issues relating to energy and climate transitions.

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In this first episode, Samara speaks with Virginia Cinquemani, founder and director of Green Gorilla Consultants Ltd, a unique training and coaching company focusing exclusively on empowering sustainability professionals to become the most confident and assertive version of themselves and to successfully accomplish their sustainability projects even when their stakeholders think sustainability is a waste of time and money.

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Sustainability@Work is our new podcast hosted by Samara Croci.

This podcast will interview people who are working in sustainability to understand how to bring sustainability to the workplace, how to activate sustainability projects, how to communicate about them and engage people internally and externally for a more sustainable future. Samara will speak with professionals from different walks of life and with different experiences to tell their stories and examples that can be applied every day in our sustainability challenges in our companies, communities, and projects.

Samara Croci has 15 years of experience in communications for advertising, media production, social media, and branding.

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