The Sustainability Inspires Podcast

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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.

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Latest episode

Financing on the wild side: rewilding as a nature-based solution.

Host: Amanda Young, Chief Sustainability Officer - Investments

Guest: Dr Jeremy Leggett, Founder and Executive Director, Highlands Rewilding

Amanda Young talks to Dr Jeremy Leggett, Founder and Executive Director at Highlands Rewilding, about the positive effects rewilding can have on nature, climate and society.

As a social entrepreneur, author and climate campaigner, Jeremy has had an extensive and illustrious career. His expertise includes setting up businesses, advising governments, and campaigning for a greener world. Drawing on his experiences, Jeremy shares his insights about why he believes nature-based solutions will emerge as the next significant trend in finance.

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

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