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How can ESG help cannabis companies? with Leonid Kotlyar, Co-Founder of DéWarrior

The intersection of sustainability and the cannabis industry.




On the latest episode of The Cannabis Conversation, we’re joined by Leonid Kotlyar, Co-Founder and Managing Director of DéWarrior Unlimited B.V. – a sustainability-focused managing consulting firm headquartered in The Netherlands.

We explore the intersection of sustainability and the cannabis industry, the challenges of applying ESG to the cannabis sector, as well as the differences between the North American and European cannabis industries.

The Cannabis Conversation is sponsored by Lumino – a boutique HR and Recruitment Agency specialising in building high performance teams for the European Cannabis Industry. They work in three main verticals: Commercial, Medical and Plant Facing.

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About Leonid Kotlyar

Leonid (Leo) Kotlyar is the co-founder and Managing Director of DéWarrior Unlimited B.V., a sustainability focused managing consulting firm headquartered in The Netherlands. DéWarrior ( ) offers its advisory service in ESG, M&A, and Management Consulting, utilizing comprehensive data collection and advanced modeling techniques to drive integrated decision making. Prior to founding DéWarrior, Leo spent 12 years in institutional equity derivatives, building and delivering the early cornerstones of ESG to his customer base of pension plans, insurers, and sovereign wealth funds.


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About Anuj

I’m Anuj Desai – a lawyer and Head of Commercial Partnerships for Knowde Group – a life sciences CRO and strategic consultancy focused on plant based therapeutics and psychedelics

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