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Welcome to the Green Element Podcast!

This podcast aims to promote and inspire sustainability in business. Every week we will interview a new business and talk about how it’s embedding sustainability into it’s culture and operations. You will benefit from hearing insights from different types of business, different sizes of business and also different industries and each interview will give you inspirational insights, ideas and lessons learned that you can take away and implement in your own organisation.

This podcast is aimed at anyone committed to making sustainable change in the world – it doesn’t matter if you are a business owner, a director or a new employee in a business. Anyone can make an impact and we want to give you as much support as we can to do so.

Green Element Weekly Podcast Interview with Danny Witter from Work for Good

Green Element Weekly Podcast Interview with Danny Witter from Work for Good

Interview with Danny Witter from Work for Good Today we are delighted to be joined by Danny Witter a co-founder of Work for Good. Work for Good is a social enterprise that purposes in getting business to give a little bit more to charity. Their mission is to create a channel that enables philanthropic funding for the charity work. They use this platform to invite both businesses and charities to sign up thereby enabling businesses to get to the charities easier. Resources Mentioned https://workforgood.co.uk/ https://twitter.com/workfor_good...

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Episode 014: Interview with Adam Robertson from Kalopsia Collective

Episode 014: Interview with Adam Robertson from Kalopsia Collective

Episode 014: Interview with Adam Robertson from Kalopsia Collective Today we’re joined by Adam from Kalopsia Collective. Kalopsia Collective is a textile batch manufacturing company which began with an aim to challenge the way textile was seen. Totally aware of the social impact of design and production, they strive to minimize the environmental impact of the business. This is by considering everything and everyone affected by their business. In this episode, Adam will share with us the challenges they're facing as a company, especially with fabric, a load of advice to anyone looking to...

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Episode 013: Interview with Ben Battell from Bahasa of the sea

Episode 013: Interview with Ben Battell from Bahasa of the sea

Episode 013: Interview with Ben Battell from Bahasa of the sea   Ben Battell visited two beaches with completely different ocean life. One was completely clean while the other was holding on to its life from the amount of waste in it. This prompted Ben to start a business where he could reduce the amount of plastic that finds its way to the ocean. Did you know that if you spend 80 years in life while changing your toothbrush every three months that would be 240 toothbrushes in a lifetime? These small but significant changes is what Ben from Bahasa of the Sea is trying to make. Listen...

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Episode 012: Interview with Andrew Dickens from Simplicity cars

Episode 012: Interview with Andrew Dickens from Simplicity cars

Episode 012: Interview with Andrew Dickens from Simplicity cars In this episode, we’re joined by Andy from Simplicity Cars. Andy is not your typical car salesman. He is truly passionate about cars and his business and I'm sure you’ll be able to tell that from listening to the show. He makes the journey of buying a car as easy as possible for you and given that he only gets his payment from the suppliers, you’re sure of getting it at a fair price. He shares how he runs his business, interacts with his clients, and what happens in case your car is delayed. In a world where ethics and car...

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Episode 011: Interview with Catherine Farrant from Ossa Organic

Episode 011: Interview with Catherine Farrant from Ossa Organic

Episode 011: Interview with Catherine Farrant from Ossa Organic Gut healing is reemerging as the key benefit to having better health, and a longer and happier life. When Catherine Farrant fell pregnant, she started researching on ancient ways in which people nourished their bodies. She found out that food was used as medicine as opposed to today where we’re taking medicine as food and that's how Ossa Organic was born. Ossa Organic is a BCorp Certified company that has products made using high-quality organic ingredients based on ancient recipes. Catherine shares with us how she runs the...

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Episode 010: Interview with Sam Brennan from Fresh Car Valeting

Episode 010: Interview with Sam Brennan from Fresh Car Valeting

Episode 010: Interview with Sam Brennan from Fresh Car Valeting Today, it's my pleasure to interview Sam Brennan who is the owner of Fresh Car Valeting. Sam believes in having a connection with people and more so his employees. He feels having happy employees subsequently translates to having happy customers. With a team of 9 employees, Fresh Car Valeting is changing how car valeting business works. It is a high-end mobile car valeting company and this comes with a load of challenges. He gives us the ins and outs of his business but most importantly, he shares the challenges he’s facing...

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Episode 009: Interview with Deirdre McNally from the Brew Tea Company

Episode 009: Interview with Deirdre McNally from the Brew Tea Company

Episode 009: Interview with Deirdre McNally from the Brew Tea Company Today I’ll be conversing with Diedre from Brew Tea Company. Brew Tea Company is a company that brews tea and is based in Manchester. Their purpose was to change people’s perception of tea. They wanted to show people that there is more to tea than just tea bags. Their main business pledges are buy good tea, be good suppliers and do honest business. Resources mentioned www.brewteacompany.co.uk deirdre@brewteacompany.co.uk 3 Key Things Do not let time frames limit you. Your best marketing and free marketing you’ll always...

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Episode 008: Interview with Lizzie Salter from The Kind Living Salon

Episode 008: Interview with Lizzie Salter from The Kind Living Salon

Episode 008: Interview with Lizzie Salter from The Kind Living Salon Elizabeth Salter from The Kind Living Salon is our special guest today. You might be thinking, Kind living salon? Yes. Elizabeth is an advocate for being kind to yourself which in turn leads you to be kind to others and the world. The salon is a beauty and a holistic service-provider for the vegan and wholefood-lifestyle kind of people. She’s keen to know all of her suppliers personally and gets to learn what’s included in the products she gets. On this episode, she opens up about the challenges she faced when starting...

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Episode 007: Interview with Leilani Weier from Linklaters LLP

Episode 007: Interview with Leilani Weier from Linklaters LLP

Episode 007: Interview with Leilani Weier, Linklaters LLP       Today we are grateful to be joined by Leilani. She is a lawyer in Linklaters. Linklaters is a leading law firm operating in about 30 countries. Her role in the firm is to support the aspect of environmental sustainability. Their core business is to deliver legal advice in a very complex multi-jurisdictional transactions and the purpose of the business is to deliver legal certainty in this changing world. Being a responsible business is where they want to be. Resources mentioned Linklaters.com/responsibility 3...

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Episode 006: Interview with Matt Hocking from Leap

Episode 006: Interview with Matt Hocking from Leap

Episode 006: Interview with Matt Hocking, Leap   Today, we are delighted to be joined by Matt Hawking who is the owner of a design studio, Leap. It’s based in Cornwall but they work globally. They design brands, websites and trophies for organizations such as charities, NGOs and Good Energy. What’s exciting is they create their designs in the most environmental friendly way. Their purpose for the business was to use it as a tool for change and to make a difference on the planet, that is, to show that there was a better way to use their skills as designers. Resources mentioned....

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Podcast Schedule

Title Release Date
Welcome to the Green Element Sustainable Business Podcast 09 July 2018
Interview with Green Element founder Will Richardson 16 July 2018
Interview with Ravinol Chambers, founder of Be Inspired Films 23 July 2018
Interview with Adam Huttly from Red-Inc 30 July 2018
Interview with Leah Garwood-Gowers – from the Hardihood 06 August 2018
Interview with Matt Hocking from Leap 13 August 2018
Interview with Leilani Weier from Linklaters 20 August 2018
Interview with Lizzie Salter from The Kind Living Salon 27 August 2018
Interview with Deirdre McNally from the Brew Tea Company 03 September 2018
Interview with Sam Brennan from Fresh Car Valeting 10 September 2018
Interview with Catherine Farrant from Ossa Organic 17 September 2018
Interview with Andrew Dickens from Simplicity cars 24 September 2018
Interview with Ben Battell from Bahasa of the sea 01 October 2018
Interview with Adam from Kalopsia Collective 08 October 2018
Interview with Tinashe Sithole from Work for Good 15 October 2018
Interview with Myles Hopper from Mindful Chef 22 October 2018

 

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