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Podcast – The circular economy playbook, episode 19: Growing the circular economy workforce with Sarah Mukherjee MBE

In this episode, Ali and Wayne interview Sarah Mukherjee MBE, CEO of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, known more simply as IEMA. IEMA is a global membership body for sustainability professionals, helping connect business and individuals across multiple industries, sectors and borders to make the world greener. IEMA also develops and advocates for public policy that supports the planet’s transition to sustainability.

Ali and Sarah discuss IEMA’s work in training and upskilling people to work across all levels of the circular economy, and the types of policy changes and shifts in economic thinking required to catalyse the transition to a circular economy at scale and at pace to support sustainable production and consumption within planetary boundaries.

Resources mentioned throughout the episode:

Report: The circular economy at work: Jobs and skills for London’s low carbon future

Report: Greening your organisation: A blueprint for a green workforce transformation

IEMA: Green Careers Hub

Case study: Kitche and Olio: An innovative tech partnership becomes the new solution to food waste reduction

Circular economy neighbourhood: Heston in the Loop

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Hosted by: Ali Moore – Head of communications @ ReLondon / Wayne Hubbard CEO @ ReLondon

Produced by: Georgina Eldridge Corporate communications manager @ ReLondon

Podcast producer and episode editing by: Podcast Pioneers

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