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Private Equity and Public Health: A Market-Driven Collaboration to Reduce Pandemic Risks, Food Waste, and Climate Change

In a conversation with EcoHealth Alliance’s Dr. William B. Karesh and Orbit Holding, LLC’s Mr. Joseph Curry, we explored how bringing together health security and cold storage infrastructure will have synergistic and transformative effects on the food value chain in Asia, and in the process, harness green energy innovations that drastically reduce food waste and resource usage. As society is now forced to examine more innovative solutions within a global agenda for addressing COVID-19, pandemics in general, food waste, and climate change, we need to create a safer and more equitable future that integrates the best of private and public investments. In a conversation with EcoHealth Alliance’s Dr. William B. Karesh and Orbit Holdings, LLC’s Mr. Joseph Curry, we explored how bringing together health security and cold storage infrastructure can have synergistic and transformative effects on the food value chain in Asia, and in the process, harness green energy innovations to drastically reduce food waste, resource usage, and future pandemic threats.

You can watch the recording here:

Video Link

Further Reading and Information:

PRINT MEDIA

Foreign Affairs:
Fight Pandemics Like Wildfires
By Catherine Machalaba and William B. Karesh / March 6, 2020

Wall Street Journal:
Global Viral Outbreaks Like Coronavirus, Once Rare, Will Become More Common
By Jon Hilsenrath / March 6, 2020

The Economist:
Whence New Plaques
Science & technology / June 24th 2017 edition

TV and VIDEO MEDIA

60 Minutes:
S52 E32: Pandemic Politics, Amazon, Ghost Guns | May 10, 2020
Administration Cuts Funding of Researcher Jeopardizing
Possible Covid-19 Cure

60 Minutes:
From the archives: Hunting viruses | June 2004

CNN Special:
“BATS – The mystery behind Covid 19” hosted by Anderson Cooper | June 14, 2020

Contact Information:

Joseph Curry, CEO of Orbit Holdings LLC: [email protected]

William Karesh, Executive Vice President of EcoHealth Alliance: [email protected]

Event information
Date
Thu Jul 2, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm EST
Location
Virtual