Posts tagged Social Impact Business
How probiotics can build resilience against disease and ecological challenges (interview with Raja Dhir of Seed)

On this podcast episode, Raja sheds light on common misconceptions of what "probiotics" are and what a healthy microbiome should look like; why we perhaps need to learn from how the Amish people live; how our knowledge of probiotics can be applied to address ecological challenges such as our honey bees' colony collapse disorder; and more.

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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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Breaking down how sustainability applies to everything (interview with Jay Siegel of Sustainability Defined and Ground Up Impact)

On this podcast episode, Jay sheds light on why sustainability can't be defined by a standard dictionary; the root causes driving environmental degradation no matter what industry we're speaking of; what it takes to reach the general public with our messages beyond the niche of people who already care; 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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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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