In today's show, I'm welcoming Jacqueline van den Ende, Co-Founder and CEO of Carbon Equity, a Climate VC and private equity fund investing platform that enables people to invest in the world's best climate funds.
-Jacqueline van den Ende's personal journey, motivation, and drive in the climate tech space
-The importance of involving the broader public in climate tech investments
-Exploring strategies to combat greenwashing and the potential for geoengineering in climate solutions
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ABOUT THE GUEST:
Jacqueline is super inspiring, she loves open and honest talks on everything Climate. And frankly, this conversation is one of the most wide-ranging, fun, and free-flowing that I've had on this show. We talk about the Mayan empire, geoengineering, being extroverted-introvert, and of course how to democratize Climate Tech investing.
Carbon Equity is a climate venture capital and private equity fund investing fintech platform. Carbon Equity was founded with the mission to unlock retail capital at scale to power breakthrough climate technologies whilst enabling more equitable ownership.
00:09 - Intro
01:24 - Introduction of the guest
02:11 - What is carbon equity?
02:42 - What is the fuel for dealing with climate challenges after a long time?
04:19 - What are the two weapons for this Climate?
05:37 - How to deal with the pressure of being a public figure?
08:41 - The Yin and Yang energy theory
11:32 - How to reframe your relationship with work?
13:18 - How to deal with eco-anxiety?
15:33 - How to encourage more people to invest in green impactful ventures?
17:08 - How does veganism/vegetarianism go beyond diet?
17:53 - Why is it crucial to democratize access to climate tech investing opportunities?
19:47 - How to get more people involved in investing in climate technology?
23:47 - The front door vs. the back door approach in transforming the society
25:46 - The urgent need for a new perspective in the world
27:55 - Why is it important to set good examples for others when dealing with climate issues?
31:30 - Is more green growth the actual solution for the biggest problems?
33:52 - Does increased efficiency lead to more resource consumption?
35:33 - Why is it important to have diverse perspectives that extend beyond the traditional capitalist approach?
36:41 - Is climate tech an industry solving the CO2 problem?
37:23 - When does geoengineering become morally acceptable?
39:31 - How do we stop expanding oil & gas production?
43:38 - The urgent need to address the influence of oil and gas players
46:10 - What does carbon equity do? How do people get involved?
48:26 - Can 1,000€ open doors when investing?
49:53 - The launch of my Climate Tech investing course to democratize investing
51:02 - Outro
ABOUT THE HOST:
Yoann Berno (https://www.linkedin.com/in/yberno) is committed to the democratization of climate tech investing, with a goal to contribute significantly to the fight against global warming. Passionate about empowering individuals striving to make a difference in addressing climate change, he is renowned as the podcast host of Climate Insiders. In this role, he dedicates himself to showcasing the perspectives of trailblazers in environmental sustainability.
Mentioned in the podcast:
Jacqueline van den Ende