Data-driven Climate Change with Chris Naismith

Episode Overview

An experienced, values-driven leader, Chris has diverse experiences ranging from international aid work to energy consulting for fortune 500 organizations. Early in his career, Chris recognized the broad and lasting impacts that engineers have on the built environment. 

Noting that commercial buildings represent more than 1/5 of all carbon emissions worldwide, he chose to focus on mitigating this impact through his professional activities. Now the CEO of a growing startup, Audette, he leads a team of scientists and engineers towards building data-driven carbon reduction plans for some of the world’s largest organizations. 

  “We see the market is motivated, and now all we need to do is show them the pathway to reduce their carbon footprints.”

In this week’s episode of the #StartupCanadaPodcast, sponsored by Mastercard and Scotiabank, we dive into carbon reduction, the role the startup ecosystem will play in this, and navigating through the process of testing and validating your idea.

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