Posts in Business Leaders
Democratizing 'organic' in the fashion industry (interview with Brendan Synnott of Pact)

On this podcast episode, Brendan sheds light on what it takes to shake up existing, extractive corporations to render them obsolete or hold them accountable to their social and environmental impacts; why fighting for more transparency within the fashion supply chain must be the first step to bringing about positive change in the industry; and more.

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Slow flowers that truly commemorate our love for one another and the earth (interview with Debra Prinzing of Slow Flowers)

On this podcast episode, Debra sheds light on why we need a slow flowers movement; the environmental impacts of growing flowers with an artisan mindset versus a commodity mindset; the vital role of flowers in our food production; how our collective loss of knowledge on seasonality helped drive agrobiodiversity loss; and more.

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Envisioning that future when disposable packaging will become obsolete (interview with Tamara Lim of The Wally Shop)

On this podcast episode, Tamara sheds light on how our current consumption model and waste management methods are setting us up for failure when we're striving to address our waste issues; what structural and systemic shifts we need in order to render disposable packaging obsolete; and more.

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Using plastic as a currency to close the loop and tackle global poverty (interview with David Katz of The Plastic Bank)

Hear about what sugar has to do with plastic pollution; why we need to address the fact that this global crisis is intricately linked to poverty; the importance of coming up with ways that keep plastics out of our oceans to begin with rather than focusing on retroactive cleanups; and more.

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Shedding light on the 'Shoespiracy' we've been told to believe

Hear about the public health scandal around shoes; how our feet's strength impacts the health of our brains, joints, and body as a whole system; the environmental impact of the shoe industry and what it means to support sustainability as a footwear brand; and more.

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The U.N. named 'worldwide crisis' from gold mining no one is talking about

Bob sheds light on how mercury emissions has been dubbed a global crisis by the United Nations; why Fairmined Ecological Gold, specifically used in jewelry, is necessary to improve the practices in gold mining; how the creation of beautiful, meaningful, and timeless designs can encourage deeper appreciation for fashion rather than drive overconsumption; and more.

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Dreaming up radical ways to address our global food waste scandal

Tristram shares how we’ve come to adopt a wasteful, linear food system, how we can be more respectful to nature in spite of our economy undervaluing what is truly invaluable, how we can rewire our broken food system through delivery services driven by supply of what is available rather than consumer demand, and more. 

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Shifting our mindset on money to embrace the social good it can be used to support

Devin shares how we can shift our money mindset to be unafraid to work with it so that we can better use it for good; how do the issues of disease, poverty, and climate change relate to one another; and more.

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