Systemic racism is a topic that has been top of mind for a lot of people since the senseless killing of George Floyd last summer. Episode 44 addresses this topic and how it relates to clean energy. Yuri Horwitz, CEO of Sol Systems, along with Sarah Slusser, CEO of Cypress Creek talk about the Renewables Forward Initiative and their efforts to address these issues through an industry-wide collaboration.
Rebecca Chilton and Allan Odour (MA '20, Sustainability, Wake Forest University) at Leyline Renewable Capital talk about their recently instated Leyline Addressing Racism program. To find out more about the current status and accomplishments of the program, you can check out Leyline’s recently published Q4 2020 report on racial equity, environmental impact, and social change: leylinecapital.com/wp-content/uplo…ort-Q4-2020.pdf