Air Company: Gregory Constantine
🛍 Consumer products made from carbon, 🇦🇺 Aussie bands, why vodka’s no longer a sham, the importance of design, 🚀 rocket fuel, 🦈 shark encounters, and oh so much more!!
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Join us as we discuss 🛍 consumer products made from carbon, 🇦🇺 Aussie bands, why vodka’s no longer a sham, the importance of design, 🚀 rocket fuel, 🦈 shark encounters, and oh so much more!!
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@Greg Constantine, Co-founder and CEO of @Air Company, Air company’s priority is to utilize as much CO2 as possible to slow the momentum of climate change, using consumer goods in the near term as an educational tool to show the world what is possible.
Since launching Air Company, Constantine and his team have won awards from NASA, The United Nations and XPRIZE. Air Company was named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Products (2019) and Most Innovative Companies (2020), and was named one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions of 2020. Constantine’s patent product design has won the highest design awards from Dieline and the Pentawards, and in 2019, Constantine was personally named The Spirits Business’ Young Achiever of the Year. He brings expertise in the arts with an undergraduate degree from The University of Sydney and a wealth of business acumen from the Executive program at Harvard Business School.
🍸 What we drank during the episode: Air Company vodka based martinis
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[3:30] Drink of the show
[5:30] Where Greg grew up
[7:00] Living in NYC
[10:00] University of Sydney and working in music…famous Aussie bands
[14:00] Impetus for coming to NYC
[16:00] Working at Diageo
[18:00] Transitioning to climate
[21:00] How Greg met his co-founder
[27:00] Shaping hearts and minds with products
[31:30] Importance of design and designing the Air Company vodka bottle
[34:00] Vodka is not a sham
[37:30] Creating the first carbon negative fragrance
[41:00] Rocket fuel
[45:00] Air Company’s north star
[46:30] 3 founders/startups
[50:00] Surfing and shark encounters
[55:00] Final pearls of wisdom
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