Sustainable Business Covered podcast: British Airways’ future of flying and Plastics Clouds

Episode 72 of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast features an exclusive interview with British Airways' chief executive Alex Cruz on the future of flying, algae plane concepts and how the data-driven Plastics Cloud is combatting ocean plastic pollution.

Sustainable Business Covered podcast: British Airways’ future of flying and Plastics Clouds

Pictured: SAP's installation at the V&A museum 

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The Sustainable Business Covered podcast returns and Sarah travels to the Saatchi Gallery in London to interview two postgraduate students behind Aerium, an algae plane concept. Hanson Chen and Julian Ellis-Brown discuss how they worked with British Airways on a future of flight concept.

Following that Sarah delivers an exclusive interview with the airline’s chief executive Alex Cruz on what the future holds for the sector’s decarbonisation efforts.

Sticking with the travel theme, ClimateCare’s head of corporate partnerships, Rob Stevens, dials in to the studio to discuss the role of offsetting in transport, and how edie has worked with the firm to improve access to clean cooking in developing nations.

Last year, software giant SAP unveiled plans to collect live data from supply chains as part of a “Plastics Cloud” pilot aimed at improving plastics purchasing and recycling. In this episode, Matt travels to the Victoria & Albert museum to discuss the Cloud and why the firm collaborated with architect Sam Jacob.

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