Gabrielle Walker, The Speaker Show

"Looking climate change in the eye is the way of fixing this..."

Gabrielle Walker, expert strategist, speaker and moderator, helping businesses to address global challenges with a focus on sustainability, new energy and climate change.

In this episode of #TheSpeakerShow, Maria Franzoni interviews Gabrielle Walker, Founder and Director of Valence Solutions and an expert strategist, focused on unleashing capitalism on climate change. She works with global companies at boardroom level, analysing emerging trends, challenging conventional thinking and driving meaningful action.  She has written four books exploring the relationship between humans and the planet we call home and is Former Climate Change Editor at The New Scientist.

A self-confessed “ice addict” Gabrielle has made more than a dozen trips to both poles. She has also climbed trees in the Amazon rainforest, swum with piranhas, been sneezed on by a humpback whale, hooked lava out of a live volcano, and flown in zero gravity.

In this fascinating episode, we discuss a range of her views on issues including:

  • Climate Change
  • Risks and Opportunities to business in relation to Climate Change
  • The positive impact of Covid on the climate
  • Vertical Farms
  • Being an ice addict

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