Cleantech Forward Podcast
Compelling Conversations Around Canadian Cleantech
Cleantech Forward is a podcast that shines a light on the big thinkers who are leading climate solutions in Canada. Tune in every month to hear thought-provoking interviews hosted by Jeanette Jackson, CEO of Foresight. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.Become a Guest
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- May 6, 2022 Podcast Cleantech Forward Mother’s Day Bonus with Jeanette Jackson and Jade Mitchell Foresight CEO Jeanette Jackson talks with her daughter, about her journey into entrepreneurship, and how cleantech innovators are changing the world.
- May 6, 2022 Podcast Ep. 11 | Cleantech Forward with Jeanette Jackson and Gareth Brown Clir Renewables’ Gareth Brown joins Jeanette Jackson to discuss the pros and cons of lighthouse projects, and how to empower the free market to spark innovation.
- April 20, 2022 Podcast Ep. 10 | Cleantech Forward with Jeanette Jackson, Roch Ripley, and Paul Austin Many investors want to see a plan to expand into international markets. Roch Ripley and Paul Austin discuss what entrepreneurs need to know before going global.
- April 6, 2022 Podcast Ep. 9 | Cleantech Forward with Investor Panel and Alex Ip Alex Ip, co-founder of CERT Systems, pitches to our panel of investors, then asks them how to develop the perfect pitch.
- March 23, 2022 Podcast Ep. 8 | Cleantech Forward with Jeanette Jackson and Meredith Adler Meredith Adler shares how Student Energy is working hard to empower youth to get involved in the climate policy decision making process.
- March 9, 2022 Podcast Ep. 7 | Cleantech Forward with Jeanette Jackson and Ifor Ffowcs-Williams Ifor Ffowcs-Williams discuses how strong clusters can elevate Canada’s status in cleantech, and provide long lasting economic stability within the industry.
- February 23, 2022 Podcast Ep. 6 | Cleantech Forward with Investor Panel Featuring Scott Jenkins Scott Jenkins, ZS2 Technologies pitches his technology to this panel of investors, and shares his vision for the future of construction.
- February 9, 2022 Podcast Ep. 5 | Cleantech Forward Investor Insights featuring Jason Switzer, Marty Reed, and Carly Anderson Cleantech investors share their insights on impact investing, the outlook for Canadian cleantech and what really happens after a pitch meeting.
- February 2, 2022 Podcast Ep. 4 | Cleantech Forward with Jeanette Jackson and Jeffrey Coles Jeffrey Coles discusses how protecting your intellectual property can remove barriers to commercialization, and common misconceptions about protecting your IP.
- January 26, 2022 Podcast Ep. 3 | Cleantech Forward with Jeanette Jackson and Mike Kelland Learn how to approach venture capitalists and secure funding as Planetary Hydrogen CEO Mike Kelland pitches his technology to a panel of expert investors.
- January 19, 2022 Podcast Ep. 2 | Cleantech Forward with Jeanette Jackson and Julie Angus Host Jeanette Jackson is joined by Open Ocean Robotics’ co-founder and CEO Julie Angus to discuss Julie’s remarkable voyage rowing from Portugal to Costa Rica, how that journey sparked the idea to create autonomous sea-faring vessels to research
- January 12, 2022 Podcast Ep. 1 | Cleantech Forward with Jeanette Jackson and Stuart Lombard Foresight CEO Jeanette Jackson is joined by ecobee founder and CEO Stuart Lombard discuss the importance of perseverance in entrepreneurship, growing ecobee from the inception of an idea to a company that employs more than 500 people, and the recent $770 million acquisition of ecobee by Generac.