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Focused on investing in the food systems transformation towards sustainability, tune into The Plantbased Business Hour with Elysabeth Alfano to hear from venture capitalists, CEOs, investors, analysts, entrepreneurs, and start-ups who are launching new initiatives for sustainable and profitable foods. The world is set with a daunting task: make more food that is more nutritious and use fewer resources in a shorter amount of time while creating less planetary damage. What is the innovation th ...
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These podcasts will help you find stocks, funds, and bonds that reflect YOUR personal values. Each podcast is filled with top analyst investment picks encompassing the best sustainability, ESG, and ethics traits. My name is Ron Robins and I’ve been following this style of investing since the 1970s. Now it’s mainstream because it can be very profitable too! Beginning in 1969, I held investment industry positions in investment analysis, over-the-counter stock trading, and global private equity ...
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Renewable Energy Stock Picks -- and More, covers investments in renewable energy, Canadian sustainable companies, water investments, women’s empowerment, plus… By Ron Robins, MBA Transcript & Links, Episode 134, July 12, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 134 titled “Renewable Energy Stock Picks -- and More.” It’s pres…
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CEO of VegTech Invest and host Elysabeth Alfano is joined by Brittany Damico of O-Six Impact Partners to recap their time at the US SIF conference 2024 in Chicago. The former Florida congressman mentioned in the podcast was Carlos Curbelo. The article Brittany referred to is: https://www.morningstar.com/financial-advisors/reddit-posts-show-investor…
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Stocks covered include those related to renewable energy, vegan foods, climate tech, and more. By Ron Robins, MBA Transcript & Links, Episode 133, June 28, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 133 titled “Best Vegan and Climate Tech Stocks.” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul. Investingforthesoul.com is your site f…
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Lisa Keefe, Editor in Chief at Alt-Meat Magazine joins Elysabeth Alfano at the Future Food Tech conference in Chicago where they discuss what Lisa is seeing in the alternative protein market and her predictions for the plant-based sector. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@elysabethalfan…
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Rohan Shirwaiker and Bill Aimutis, Co-Directors of the Bezos Earth Fund Bezos Center for Sustainable Proteins at North Carolina State University share the news about the new $30M grant for the center and its true and fast/slow approach to partnership, marrying food and science and addressing problems like food insecurity, planetary health and human…
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Podcast: Renewable Energy and Sustainable Bank Stock Buys include articles “The Top 3 Renewable Energy Stocks Targeting 50% Upside by 2028” and “Top 10: Sustainable Banks” from sustainabilitymag.com, and more. By Ron Robins, MBA Transcript & Links, Episode 132, June 14, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 132 titled “Re…
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Robert Barnett, Bloomberg Intelligence Energy Analyst, and Robert Du Boff, Bloomberg Intelligence ESG Analyst, join CEO of VegTech Invest, Elysabeth Alfano, to discuss the overlap of energy use and food systems and how shifting one can shift another. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@el…
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CEO Maria Cho of Triplebar joins me on The Plant-based Business Hour. We discuss the protein supply chain benefits provided by precision fermentation and when scaling will take place. If this topic sounds down in the weeds, you need to tune in to learn about the shifting building blocks of the global food supply system! Subscribe! For plant-based m…
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Sustainable and Infrastructure Stocks Analysts Adore podcast: Covers stocks related to renewable energy, data infrastructure, waste management, retail, and others. By Ron Robins, MBA Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 131 titled “Sustainable and Infrastructure Stocks Analysts Adore.” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul…
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Renewable Energy Stock Picks podcast includes some great renewable energy stock analyses from Zacks, The Motley Fool, InvestorPlace, and others. By Ron Robins, MBA Transcript & Links, Episode 130, May 17, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 130 titled “Renewable Energy Stock Picks.” It’s presented by Investing for the S…
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Senior Director of Innovative Finance at the Milken Institute, Caitlin MacLean and Senior Director at Feeding Change, Holly Freishtat join Elysabeth on the Plantbased Business Hour to discuss blended capital and why institutional and philanthropic investors are focusing on food. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaki…
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Chief Investment Officer of VegTech Invest, Dr. Sasha Goodman, discusses the firm's recent white paper, in conjunction with Harvard University student, on Stakeholder Engagement for Plant-based Innovation & Diversified Proteins. Along with host, Elysabeth Alfano, the two discuss the top 5 findings of the white paper and the impact on the diversifie…
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Best Ethical, ESG Stocks, for 2024. Covers stocks from AI, to tech, to healthcare, renewable energy, healthcare, and many more. By Ron Robins, MBA Transcript & Links, Episode 129, May 3, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 129 titled “Best Ethical, ESG Stocks, for 2024.” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul. Investi…
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On this week's episode, Elysabeth was on a panel at the Future of Protein Production conference. She was on the panel discussing investing in food systems transformation with Aleh Manchuliantsau, Founder and CEO or Planetarians, Fengru Lin, CEO and Co-founder of TurtleTree and Alex Shirazi, Co-Founder and Director of the Cultivated Meat Symposium. …
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Lots of good information and lots of misinformation is swirling around about the future viability of cultivated meat. The former owner of Daniele prosciutto and now cultivated meat investor, Davide Dukcevich discusses the outlook for cultivated meat AND the outlook for meat. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, …
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Best ESG ETFs, Carbon Capture Stocks, More… Includes SRI ETFs, sustainable carbon capture stocks, analysis on Enphase or Plug Power? By Ron Robins, MBA Transcript & Links, Episode 128, April 19, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 128 titled “Best ESG ETFs, Carbon Capture Stocks, More…” It’s presented by Investing for t…
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Will Investors Embrace Food Systems Transformation? Mahesh Roy, Investor Strategies Programme Director of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, discusses the IIGCC perspective on investing in food systems transformation to combat Climate Change and partake in the potential growth of the sector. Subscribe! For plant-based media/brandi…
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Senior Research Analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, Jen Bartashus, joins host and CEO of VegTech™ Invest Elysabeth Alfano on The Plantbased Business Hour at the Farm, Food, & Fuel Summit. They discuss conference and their panel experiences as well as their predictions for the sector in the next five to ten years. Subscribe! For plant-based media/bra…
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Top Climate-Smart Stocks includes one article with 26 global picks. Another article refers to ESG companies in ‘unassailable’ market positions. By Ron Robins, MBA Transcript & Links, Episode 127, April 5, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 127 titled “Top Climate-Smart Stocks.” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul.…
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In this episode of the Plantbased Business Hour, Elysabeth discusses the future of food with Chef James Corwell at the Culinary Institute of America's event in Napa Valley. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@elysabethalfano.com. For more information, visit ElysabethAlfano.com. For more i…
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Thomas Hohne-Sparborth, Head of Sustainability Research at Lombard Odier Investment Managers in Switzerland joins the Plantbased Business Hour. Host and CEO of VegTech Invest, Elysabeth Alfano, discusses with Thomas who pays and who benefits from food systems transformation. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, …
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Analysts’ Sustainable Stock Picks. Infrastructure, renewable energy, and sustainable stocks with high dividend yields, that analysts say to buy now. By Ron Robins Transcript & Links, Episode 126, March 22, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 126 titled “Analysts’ Sustainable Stock Picks.” It’s presented by Investing for…
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This week Elysabeth comes to you from Expo West in Anaheim, California. She discusses the state of the plant-based sector with Noah Hyams, Founder of Vegpreneur, and Rodd Willis, Director of Natural and Specialty at Dot Foods. Hear about what kinds of products Elysabeth saw at Expo West and what the hot topic items were. Subscribe! For plant-based …
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George Khalife, V.P. of U.S. Capital Formation on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) joins Elysabeth to discuss taking Plant-based Innovation brands public on the exchange. They breakdown what you need to know before you IPO. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@elysabethalfano.com. For more…
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Transcript & Links, Episode 125, March 8, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 125 titled “Top Ethical Companies and ESG Dividend Stocks.” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul. Investingforthesoul.com is your site for vital global ethical and sustainable investing mentoring, news, commentary, information, and resourc…
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On this episode of The Plantbased Business Hour, Elysabeth discusses the recent rise in stock price for Beyond Meat after their Q4 2023 earnings call Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@elysabethalfano.com. For more information, visit ElysabethAlfano.com. For more information, visit Elysa…
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How can you raise capital for your start-up or existing company in this restrictive economy? It is what is on almost every founder's mind. Jeffrey Harris, CEO of Green Venture Advisory, joins Elysabeth today on the Plantbased Business Hour to talk about the three things you need to know. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and publ…
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The Greenest Global Companies podcast features Corporate Knights and As You Sow’s 2024 Clean 200 global green company rankings. Plus Ron Robins, MBA Transcript & Links, Episode 124, February 23, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 124 titled “The Greenest Global Companies.” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul. Inve…
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Three-time founder, Yves Potvin, discusses the current state of Plant-based Innovation sector and how to grow a food business to be acquired. Having sold gardein to Conagra and Yves Veggie Cuisine to Hain Celestial, Yves is now championing Konscious Foods with a plan to be acquired. Learn from this ultra-successful pioneer on The Plant-based Busine…
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While traveling in India, Elysabeth asks her friend James Robinson about his plant-based journey and what products he enjoys to get insights into what consumers like him want out of the sector. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@elysabethalfano.com. For more information, visit ElysabethA…
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Ron Robins, MBA Transcript & Links, Episode 123, February 9, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 123 titled “Great Sustainable Stocks and Funds for 2024.” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul. Investingforthesoul.com is your site for vital global ethical and sustainable investing mentoring, news, commentary, informa…
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Elysabeth recaps her time visiting Sri Lanka. She discusses all the incredible animals she saw but also the devastating effects of biodiversity loss due to climate change. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@elysabethalfano.com. For more information, visit ElysabethAlfano.com. For more in…
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When will plant-based milks be 50% of the milk category? Greg Steltenpohl of Califia Farms calls it on the Plantbased Business Hour. We also discuss 1) the necessary creativity in plant-based foods, 2) the hurdles he didn't see coming, 3) the synergy between plant-based production and the eco-system and 4) what he wished he knew 10 years ago. Subsc…
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Ron Robins, MBA Podcast: The World’s Most Sustainable Corporations Transcript & Links, Episode 122, January 26, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 122 titled “The World’s Most Sustainable Corporations.” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul. Investingforthesoul.com is your site for vital global ethical and sustainab…
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George Monbiot, author, journalist, and environmental activist, joins Elysabeth on the Plantbased Business Hour to discuss how to best fight for the planet and how to take no prisoners when it comes to taking on the meat industry and its lobby. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@elysabet…
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Ron Robins Transcript & Links, Episode 121, January 12, 2024 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 121 titled “The Most Profitable Clean Energy Stocks. Plus…” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul. I do hope that you had a wonderful time over the holidays! Now investingforthesoul.com is your site for vital global ethical an…
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Sonalie Figueiras, Founder of Green Queen, and I discuss sustainable food systems predictions for 2024: the good, the bad and the ugly. We get into it. Join us and bring your questions. The Plantbased Business Hour with Elysabeth Alfano kicks off 2024. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@…
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This week on the Plantbased Business Hour, Elysabeth recaps 2023 and shares her predictions for 2024. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@elysabethalfano.com. For more information, visit ElysabethAlfano.com. For more information, visit ElysabethAlfano.com. Connect with Elysabeth on Linked…
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Roger Spitz (M.Sc., FCA, APF) is an international bestselling author, a celebrated futurist, the president of Techistential (Climate & Foresight Strategy), and the chair of the renowned Disruptive Futures Institute, based in San Francisco. On this episode of The Plantbased Business Hour we discuss how we can prepare for the disruption ahead and com…
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Analysts' Impact, ESG, and Healthcare Stock Picks. Includes unusual climate tech stock recommendations and terrific analyst picks in other sectors. Transcript & Links, Episode 120, December 15, 2023 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 120 titled “Analysts' Impact, ESG, and Healthcare Stock, Picks.” It’s presented by Investin…
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In this episode, Host Elysabeth Alfano recaps her time at COP28. This was the first COP to focus on food systems transformation, connecting the food system to climate change. Elysabeth shares all the highlights throughout the week, focusing on the finance discussions of blended capital to further meaningful change. She ends the week talking to Raph…
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Great ESG Fashion, Infrastructure, and Clean Energy Stocks and Funds! covers an unusually diverse range of ESG stocks and funds. Transcript & Links, Episode 119, December 1, 2023 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 119 titled “Great ESG Fashion, Infrastructure, and Clean Energy Stocks and Funds.” It’s presented by Investing …
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Managing Director of Monitor Deloitte, Mathias Cousin, shares the advancements of the BioP2P network that is ensuring the health of the bio-manufacturing sector for sustainable food systems transformation. It's another fascinating episode of The Plantbased Business Hour. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reac…
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Impact, Solar, and ESG Stock Buys. Stocks to buy and hold. Stocks making social change. Undervalued solar stocks. And more… Podcast: Impact, Solar, and ESG Stock Buys Transcript & Links, Episode 118, November 17, 2023 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 118 titled “Impact, Solar, and ESG Stock Buys.” It’s presented by Invest…
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Glenn Hurowitz of Mighty Earth shares one of the best ways to protect the earth's biodiversity: alternative proteins. How? Why? When? We get into it all on The Plantbased Business Hour with Elysabeth Alfano. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@elysabethalfano.com. For more information, vi…
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This week Elysabeth recaps Retuers' Food Transformation USA 2023 conference. This small conference of around 120 people included those from many legacy food companies and pharmaceutical companies discussing food and farming. Regenerative agriculture and farming was a hot topic and Elysabeth dives into it all. Subscribe! For plant-based media/brandi…
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The Best ESG Stocks for Potential Gains. Includes 2023 ranking of best ESG companies and best solar and renewable stocks. Transcript & Links, Episode 117, November 3, 2023 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 117 titled “The Best ESG Stocks for Potential Gains.” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul. Investingforthesoul.co…
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Mary Fernandes, President of Solis Agrosciences, discusses, Plant Pipeline as a Service (PPaaS), plant transformation, gene editing and the future (or the now?) of food on today's episode of The Plantbased Business Hour. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and public speaking, reach out at elysabeth@elysabethalfano.com. For more in…
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Dr. Sasha Goodman, Chief Investment Officer of VegTech Invest, joins Elysabeth Alfano, CEO of VegTech Invest to discuss what has happened to the Beyond Meat and Oatly Stocks and, conversely, the large landscape of Plant-based Innovation companies in the public markets that are thriving. Subscribe! For plant-based media/branding consulting and publi…
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Top Global Renewable Energy Stocks. Plus great Australian ESG stocks, and the best global ethical banks ‘leading the ESG revolution’ Transcript & Links, Episode 116, October 20, 2023 Hello, Ron Robins here. So, welcome to this podcast episode 116 titled “Top Global Renewable Energy Stocks.” It’s presented by Investing for the Soul. Investingforthes…
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