SustyTalk Live: BNDES’s Gustavo Montezano and Climate Partner’s Nicholas Daniel on finance and climate solutions

edie's long-running SustyTalk series evolved at the Sustainability Leaders Forum in March, with the edie team delivering in-person discussions with notable sustainability professionals. Up next, Gustavo Montezano, President, Brazilian Development Bank and Nicholas Daniel, Team Lead Commercial Sustainability at Climate Partner.


Taking place at the Sustainability Leaders Forum earlier this month (8-9) March, the SustyTalk Live series is an evolution of edie’s traditional SustyTalk interviews. At the Forum, edie coupled together delegates to discuss an array of topics, ranging from technology and innovation to purpose and strategy.

First up on the SustyTalk sofa, edie’s content editor Matt Mace spoke with Abel & Cole’s head of sustainability Stefanie Sahmel and finance director Jeanette Wong. Watch that interview here.

For the second episode, Vaitea Cowan co-founder of Enapter and Lara Young, climate change director at Costain Group, discuss the clean technology revolution and how innovation will shape net-zero strategies moving forward. Watch it here.

In the third interview of the series Agnes Altmets, senior sustainability manager at TLT and edie 30 under 30 alumni and Chess Fearnley, co-founder of BOSH, join senior reporter Sarah George on the sofa to discuss the traits of the next generation of sustainable business leaders. Watch it here.

The fourth episode sees Gustavo Montezano, President, Brazilian Development Bank and Nicholas Daniel, Team Lead Commercial Sustainability at Climate Partner delve into the complex world of finance for nature-based solutions and the green revolution.

During the discussion, both Montezano and Daniel outline how innovation can apply to both finance and nature and that the relationship between the two markets needs to strengthen in order to support an ecological recovery that also assists with the net-zero transition.

Click here to see our catalogue of #SustyTalk video interviews.

Click here to see all of our Business Leadership Month content. 

Want to be featured on a future episode of #SustyTalk? Email newsdesk@fav-house.com. Please bear in mind that our interview calendar is typically booked several weeks in advance. 

edie Staff

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