ClimateTech Entrepreneur Protects Food, Planet

ClimateTech Entrepreneur Protects Food, Planet

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Manik Suri, founder of climatetech company Therma, joins Talking Business Now host Kelly Scanlon to discuss the ways companies of all sizes can adopt tools and processes that are better for our planet—and help create efficiencies that lead to more sustainable enterprises. Therma is a smart cold-chain technology startup that builds safety and sustainability tools such as sensors to eliminate food waste, energy inefficiency, and refrigerant emissions to protect consumers. The company's mission aligns with Suri's passion: combating climate change by protecting our food, health and planet. Therma's technologies are used around the globe by several major restaurant chains, manufacturers, and logistics operators, including McDonalds, Taco Bell, NOW Foods, 7-Eleven, and Wyndham Hotels. Tune in to find out: The business case for innovation in the food industry: How entrepreneurs can marry profitability and sustainability How policy makers, regulators and entrepreneurs can work together to achieve meaningful impact Tools that help businesses using refrigeration and refrigerated products to reduce waste of energy, product, and refrigerants—all big drivers of emissions that impact climate change. The scope of the food industry's impact on climate change, including food waste and the kinds of food we eat New technologies that will drive change in the food industry Challenges with security as our food supply chain becomes more technology-driven WHAT WE SHOULD BE TALKING BUSINESS NOW ABOUT Why it's important to make sure the work you do matters MORE ABOUT MANIK SURI Before founding Therma, Suri co-founded the Governance Lab, an innovation center at NYU that developed technology solutions to improve government. A former affiliate of Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Suri has held positions at D. E. Shaw & Company and the White House National Economic Council.  He has a bachelor's degree in government from Harvard College, a master of philosophy degree in international relations from Cambridge University, and a law degree from Harvard Law School. Suri has published in leading academic journals, edited volumes, and national media outlets, and he was a visiting fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and a Truman Security Fellow. He writes on technology, climate change and public policy.    CONNECT WITH MANIK SURI Facebook Link https://www.facebook.com/hellotherma/ Twitter Link https://twitter.com/HelloTherma LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/company/hellotherma/ RESOURCES Transcript of this episode: https://interrobangsolutions.com/climatetech-entrepreneur-protects-food-planet/   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Manik Suri, founder of climatetech company Therma, joins Talking Business Now host Kelly Scanlon to discuss the ways companies of all sizes can adopt tools and processes that are better for our planet—and help create efficiencies that lead to more sustainable enterprises. Therma is a smart cold-chain technology startup that builds safety and sustainability tools such as sensors to eliminate food waste, energy inefficiency, and refrigerant emissions to protect consumers. The company's mission aligns with Suri's passion: combating climate change by protecting our food, health and planet. Therma's technologies are used around the globe by several major restaurant chains, manufacturers, and logistics operators, including McDonalds, Taco Bell, NOW Foods, 7-Eleven, and Wyndham Hotels. Tune in to find out: The business case for innovation in the food industry: How entrepreneurs can marry profitability and sustainability How policy makers, regulators and entrepreneurs can work together to achieve meaningful impact Tools that help businesses using refrigeration and refrigerated products to reduce waste of energy, product, and refrigerants—all big drivers of emissions that impact climate change. The scope of the food industry's impact on climate change, including food waste and the kinds of food we eat New technologies that will drive change in the food industry Challenges with security as our food supply chain becomes more technology-driven WHAT WE SHOULD BE TALKING BUSINESS NOW ABOUT Why it's important to make sure the work you do matters MORE ABOUT MANIK SURI Before founding Therma, Suri co-founded the Governance Lab, an innovation center at NYU that developed technology solutions to improve government. A former affiliate of Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Suri has held positions at D. E. Shaw & Company and the White House National Economic Council.  He has a bachelor's degree in government from Harvard College, a master of philosophy degree in international relations from Cambridge University, and a law degree from Harvard Law School. Suri has published in leading academic journals, edited volumes, and national media outlets, and he was a visiting fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and a Truman Security Fellow. He writes on technology, climate change and public policy.    CONNECT WITH MANIK SURI Facebook Link https://www.facebook.com/hellotherma/ Twitter Link https://twitter.com/HelloTherma LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/company/hellotherma/ RESOURCES Transcript of this episode: https://interrobangsolutions.com/climatetech-entrepreneur-protects-food-planet/   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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