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Episode 16: In conversation with Azeem Azhar


6 November 2023

It’s time for our latest episode of Sustainability Talks and we’re thrilled to have our Partner & Head of Sustainability & Investor Relations Zoë VanderWolk hosting this episode.

Listen to the episode in full below.

Zoe is joined by strategist, investor and serial entrepreneur Azeem Azhar. Zoe and Azeem discuss the intricate dynamics shaping the future of sustainability startups and VCs. They explore thought provoking topics such as how ESG factors are influencing investment decisions and the potential of technology as a catalyst for sustainable innovation.

They also discuss the challenges and opportunities startups face while embedding sustainability into their business models.

About Azeem Azhar

A breakthrough thinker on the impact of technologies on society, Azeem Azhar is both a practitioner and analyst. He is an active investor and entrepreneur in the technology field and an author and producer of a highly-renowned newsletter and podcast, Exponential View. His first book “The Exponential Age: How Accelerating Technology is Transforming Business, Politics and Society” was met with widespread acclaim. Azeem is involved in the World Economic Forum and has served as counsel to senior executives in a number of global firms. He has a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.

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