The Impact At Scale Podcast had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Darian McBain, CEO of Outsourced Chief Sustainability Officer Asia and a Visiting Professor in Practice with LSE.

Darian has a wide range of experience covering sustainability in companies as diverse as healthcare, agriculture and even a central bank. This gives her a magnificent perspective on the way sustainability impacts the economy from various angles.

Her insights into what companies can do to improve their sustainability processes have led her to start her latest business and this conversation covers a wide range of topics about how the world of sustainability has changed since she started her career.

Some of the topics that Daria covered:

  • What is the role of a Fractional CSO
  • Carbon Myopia
  • How companies view sustainability
  • Struggling to get the talent companies need
  • Working to make change from the inside
  • Power of following your interests
  • Setting Singapore up as a green finance hub

Some other titles we considered for this episode:

  1. CO2 emissions are the same as dollars
  2. I will create a new version of myself with AI
  3. The tools being used most for sustainability are Google and Excel
  4. One thing to advocate from the outside, is totally different from going inside the industry
  5. Starting to get the attention of governments

Read the best-effort transcript below (This technology is still not as good as they say it is…):