The Sustainability Inspires Podcast

Get inspired, get involved

In our podcast series, listen to guests who are inspirational forces in sustainability.

Discover something new or be motivated in your personal or professional journeys.

Tune into our podcast via Spotify or Apple Music:

Latest episode

Valuing nature

Host: Eva Cairns, Head of Sustainability Insights & Climate Strategy, abrdn

Guest: Prof. Martin Stuchtey, Founder of The Landbanking Group and SYSTEMIQ Professor at Innsbruck University

In this edition of the podcast, Eva and Martin dive into the value that natural capital holds in today’s world. Drawing from both and impressive and eclectic career, Martin outlines the importance that nature holds in today’s world, not only from an intrinsic point of view, but for achieving sustainability and investor goals in today’s finance world.

Coming soon...

Tipping points

Host: Danielle Welsh Rose, Head of Sustainability Investment Specialists and APAC Sustainability

Guest: Claire O'Rourke, Journalist & Campaigner

Date: May 2023

In this episode Danielle invites Claire to discuss their shared belief in the power of the butterfly effect. Drawing from 20 years of experience in journalism, communications and campaigning around the world, Claire gives her unique insight. Hear from her how a seemingly insignificant person or action can make a difference.

What inspires you

“... little acts of kindness that people do that aren't required of them, but they just make everybody else's life more joyful - I find that really inspiring.”

Ann Meoni

Senior Sustainability Analyst, abrdn

Quoting 20th Century social scientist, Margaret Mead:

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.”

Dr Lesley Dickie

Chief Executive Officer, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

“It’s been my work that’s inspired me… I’ve always been intrigued by the companies that are relentlessly, just trying to make things more effective and more efficient.”

Tony Hood

Investment Director, abrdn