20 Best Podcasts About Environmental Sustainability of 2021

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Are you wanting to learn more about environmental sustainability? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best environmental sustainability podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, Twitter us Pretty Progressive (Twitter) and we will check it out!

Best Environmental Sustainability Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Future Tense

  • Publisher: ABC Radio
  • Total Episodes: 497

A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.

The EY Sustainability Matters podcast

  • Publisher: EY
  • Total Episodes: 13

The EY Sustainability Matters podcast explores sustainability as a business issue. Hosted by EY’s Chris Hagler, the series offers insights on key business risks and opportunities, through an environmental, social, governance and sustainability lens.


  • Publisher: Laura E Diez
  • Total Episodes: 149

The eco-conscious lifestyle podcast. Each week, Laura Diez is diving into sustainability and practical climate science. This podcast explores fashion, environmental justice, food, conscious consumerism… just about everything in our lives is tied to the environment. Guests include female founders, clean beauty experts, climate scientists, political experts, and many more. Laura is a sustainability professional with her M.S. in Climate Science and Solutions, who happens to also love speaking to other women about environmentally conscious brands, social activism, and balanced, plant-based living. This show aims to feel like hanging out with your cool, smart girlfriends: educational, approachable, and encouraging you to do what works for you. Sustainability is a good look. Email at: laura@lauraediez.com and follow on Instagram @ecochicpodcast

Sustainable World Radio- Ecology and Permaculture Podcast

  • Publisher: Jill Cloutier
  • Total Episodes: 160

Learning From and Working With Nature- Interviews, news, and commentary about ecology, permaculture, organic gardening, sustainability, green living, and ethnobotany. Since 2004, Sustainable World has interviewed experts from around the globe; experts who learn from and work with nature. Tune in to discover positive solutions to environmental challenges; solutions that adhere to the Permaculture Ethics of Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share. Visit us at www.sustainableworldradio.com

Parts Per Billion

  • Publisher: Bloomberg Law
  • Total Episodes: 147

Parts Per Billion is Bloomberg Law’s environmental policy podcast. We cover everything from air pollution, to toxic chemicals, to corporate sustainability, and climate change. The reporters from our environment desk offer an inside look at what’s happening at Congress, in the courts, and at the federal agencies, and help explain the scientific and policy debates shaping environmental laws and regulations. Host: David Schultz

A Sustainable Mind – environment & sustainability podcast

  • Publisher: Marjorie Alexander
  • Total Episodes: 87

A Sustainable Mind is a podcast created for the earth-conscious individual, ecopreneur, environmental activist, sustainability enthusiast, grassroots organizer, minimalist, conscious consumer and the eco-curious. If you are looking to get inspired, motivated and take ACTION to be the change you want to see in the world you are in the right place. Delivered to you each week, Marjorie Alexander brings you environmental changemakers whose campaigns, companies and projects have changed the planet for the better. Featured guests discuss their relationship with nature early on, their journey to a green career, light-bulb moments, sustainable habits, lessons from launching their projects, and much more. Each episode ends with ACTIONABLE advice and resources for you to hit the ground running!

Eco Chat with Laura Trotta Podcast

  • Publisher: Laura Trotta
  • Total Episodes: 115

Learn how to live more sustainably, without compromising your lifestyle, in this fun, inspiring and informative podcast with environmental engineer and Home Sustainability Expert Laura Trotta. She’s all about making green mainstream and together with inspiring ‘Eco Hero’ guests will help you create an ecoceptional life you love!

On the Contrary by IDR

  • Publisher: India Development Review & Maed in India
  • Total Episodes: 8

On the Contrary by India Development Review (IDR) is a show about listening to people not like us. In every episode, host Arun Maira chats with experts as they share differing perspectives on an issue—caste, environmental sustainability, dissent. The goal is to get people who might sit on different sides of an issue to explore their similarities and differences, and find a new, shared understanding. New episode every Wednesday.

GreenplanetFM Podcast

  • Publisher: Tim Lynch
  • Total Episodes: 518

Dedicated to interviewing leading edge experts, practitioners in their field, and people who are living examples of sustainability. Covers environmental subject matter that is not readily discussed in depth in mainstream media.

The Smart Human with Dr. Aly Cohen

  • Publisher: Aly Cohen, MD
  • Total Episodes: 11

Our bodies are under assault from variety of modern day hazards, from toxic food chemicals, drinking water contamination, air pollution, unregulated cleaning and personal care product chemicals, pesticides, radiation, stress and more. Listen as Dr. Aly Cohen, rheumatologist, integrative medicine and environmental health expert interviews the top experts in the field of environmental health, sustainability, toxicology, and medicine to help inspire you to make meaningful lifestyle changes, prevent illness, and live your best life!

Mother Daughter Earth: an Environmental Sustainability Podcast

  • Publisher: Mother Daughter Earth with Gina Woods & Marianna Archibald
  • Total Episodes: 27

Mother Daughter EarthCast was created to help you navigate the eco world and live a more colorful and conscious life. Episodes provide insightful conversations with environmental warriors who share their unique perspective on all things sustainability and help you embrace your personal and unique lifestyle. Topics range from learning how to overcome eco-anxiety, to the importance of organics, to finding positive environmental news sources, and everything eco-mindful related. We bring a fresh, open-minded, non-judgmental perspective in order to facilitate your sustainable life.

A Lens on Sustainability

  • Publisher: Prix Pictet
  • Total Episodes: 11

Can photography save us from ourselves? Leading photographers consider the power of the photograph to explore the urgent environmental and social issues facing humanity today. From the Prix Pictet, the leading global photography prize on sustainability.

How to save the world

  • Publisher: How to Save the World Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 104

How to Save the World is a podcast that focuses on sustainability, science and climate change as told through the lens of interviews with experts, long-form investigative episodes and easily digestible Friday News Briefings. We talk about sustainable investing, the science of composting, the history of environmental activism, politics and more! Hosted by Meghan Offtermatt and Jaimie Pruden, we offer both monthly full-length episodes and weekly Friday News Briefings that break down the week’s environmental news, legislation and scientific breakthroughs. Give it a listen, check out our website at www.howtosavetheworldpodcast.com, our Instagram @howtosavetheworldpodcast and let’s keep saving the world! If you like what we do, please support us on Patreon, like our episodes or follow us here, or rate and review us on Apple Podcasts!

ESG Matters @ Ashurst Podcast

  • Publisher: Ashurst
  • Total Episodes: 11

Sustainability is an issue that affects us all, but how can we take steps to provoke meaningful change and make a lasting impact on environmental, social and governance issues across the globe? We explore the intersection of business value with business values for a more prosperous and sustainable future.

ESG Insider: A podcast from S&P Global

  • Publisher: S&P Global
  • Total Episodes: 42

ESG Insider is a podcast from S&P Global that takes you inside the environmental, social & governance issues shaping the business world today. In each episode, co-hosts Lindsey Hall and Esther Whieldon interview ESG experts, leveraging S&P Global data to shine a light on the sustainability opportunities and risks that business leaders and investors need to know about. Lindsey Hall is head of ESG Thought Leadership at S&P Global Sutainable1 and Esther Whieldon is a Senior Writer on the team.

Supply Chain Revolution

  • Publisher: SupplyChainQueen
  • Total Episodes: 57

Supply Chain Revolution podcast reimagines the future of how we interact with the world and business in the decade of our lives. In each episode, provocative points of view that challenge paradigms for progress in supply chain management, sustainability, circular economy, and technology are evangelized holding the SDGs, purpose, and diversity as a business imperative as a North Star. This is the TOP Supply Chain podcast in “new school” supply chain that explores shifts in generational, social, environmental, technological, and “the people side” of leading change in transformation. The Supply Chain Revolution is the supply chain podcast that highlights progressive ideas that challenge the status quo, giving people access to insights, strategies, and tools to make better choices that shape critical aspects of their business and personal lives, building transformational change for a better, sustainable world. This is the supply chain podcast for supply chain leaders, thinkers, dreamers, doers, learners, builders, and supply chain professionals who want to change the world using a different approach to traditional supply chain, leadership, circular economy, digital transformation, sustainability, diversity and inclusion, technology, strategy, and camaraderie to create new ways of working in the supply chain revolution. We are an inclusive group where all are welcomed and represented. Learn more at http://www.supplychainqueen.com About – Join host the SupplyChainQueen, Sheri Hinish, to discuss new school supply chain, sustainability, sustainable development, circular economy, supply chain technology, innovation and leadership in the future of work. She believes supply chains can save the planet, save lives, and transform traditional business models. Recognized as 2021, 2020 & 2019 Supply & Demand Chain Executive “Pro to Know,” a 2021 Top 100 Women in Supply Chain Award winner, and recipient of the 2020 Global Women Supply Chain Leaders Award, Sheri Hinish is a leading advocate, strategist, and influencer in new school supply chain, sustainability & the SDGs, leading with purpose, and change management in digital transformations. She is the Global Offering Leader for Sustainable Supply Chains at IBM. Top Podcast Exploring #SupplyChain #Sustainability #CircularEconomy #Technology #Diversity and #DigitalTransformation

The Farm Report

  • Publisher: Heritage Radio Network
  • Total Episodes: 423

The Farm Report is a show about the people, processes, and policies that shape how food is produced today. From the latest agricultural innovations to the day-to-day challenges of running a viable business growing vegetables and grazing cattle, host Lisa Elaine Held engages in conversations with farmers and farmworkers and the people who work alongside them—like chefs, researchers, activists, and investors. Expect from-the-field insights paired with real-world context as guests explore how producing fresh, delicious food relates to environmental and community sustainability, equality and justice, politics and policy, and better health.

Sustainability Champions

  • Publisher: Daniel Hartz
  • Total Episodes: 82

We highlight the people, ideas, and innovations protecting and healing the planet. Here you will find our podcast episodes where we interview sustainability champions as well as articles about the many positive changes happening right now all over the world to make us more sustainable. Sustainability Champions are the individuals, companies and organizations currently solving environmental challenges around the world. They are leaders and innovators and their numbers are growing. If you are a Sustainability Champion, please subscribe and listen today.

Sustainability Of:

  • Publisher: Amelia Easley
  • Total Episodes: 26

Amelia’s podcast is your one-stop-shop to everything sustainability-related. She is currently studying environmental studies and business. Each episode culminates hours of research on the “Sustainability Of:” a topic into a 30-45 minute episode. Subscribe and follow her on Instagram at @sustainabilityof and request an episode topic!

Mama Earth Talk

  • Publisher: Mariska Nell
  • Total Episodes: 135

Welcome to Mama Earth Talk. I am your host Mariska Nell. I am so grateful to have you here. If you are new to sustainability, already on the journey or just curious to learn more about the topic, then you are in the right spot. Mama Eart Talk is a podcast that takes a deep dive into the three pillars of sustainability (environmental, social and economic). Since its inception, it quickly grew into a forum that showcases the amazing hope through the incredible contribution many around the world are making to a more sustainable life and society. There are over a hundred episodes to learn from, with many amazing and inspiring guests like Zero Waste Queen, Bea Johnson, activist and humanitarian Rob Greenfield, CEO of Captain Planet, Leesa Carter-Jones, Chief Heart officer for Gary Vaynerchuck, Claude Silver, Senior Director of Loney Whale, Emy Kane, Climate optimist Kathryn Kellogg, zero-waste chef Max La Manna and many more. So let’s dig in.

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