Building Better Business

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Building Better Business explores how we can all take a step towards creating a more sustainable and socially-conscious world through enterprise.

Hear John Steel CEO of Cafédirect talk to those leading the way and shine a light on every aspect of running a purpose-driven business.  We uncover how business can and should be an instrument for positive change for shared and durable prosperity.

 

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Podcast

41.33 mins 01/12/21

Ben Greensmith

Tony’s Chocolonely’s Ben Greensmith joins us to share how it is using its delicious chocolate and its different business model to make the cocoa industry slave free.

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37.41 mins 24/11/21

Jenny Costa

Jenny Costa started Rubies in the Rubble through her passion for avoiding food waste and desire to tackle the enormous problem that it poses globally.

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41.13 mins 17/11/21

Mike Gidney

The CEO of the Fairtrade Foundation joins us to explain how giving  a better deal to farmers will have a positive affect for us all.

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38.26 mins 10/11/21

James Rutter

As COOK’s Chief Creative Officer, James gives an incredible and fascinating insight into his people-first brand.  COOK, the frozen food company, believes that business can and should create positive change in the world and he shares how COOK does this.

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23.36 mins 03/11/21

Andrew Ethuru

Andrew brings to life his experiences of a Kenyan tea farmer and the challenges they currently face, and recalls his time as Cafédirect Non-Executive Director.

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35.34 mins 27/10/21

Danny Sriskandarajah

CEO of Oxfam GB, Danny Sriskandarajah talks about enterprise as a hugely powerful tool to tackle poverty, improve lives and livelihoods where it’s needed most. 

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34.21 mins 20/10/21

Kate Sandle

Kate Sandle from B Lab joins our newly released podcast to tell us how B Corps are leading the way in transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities and the planet.

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34.18 mins 13/10/21

Claire Rhodes

CEO of Producers Direct tells us how investing in smallholder farmers is not only beneficial to business but how essential it is for our global supply of food.

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34.05 mins 12/10/21

Sophi Tranchell

Former Chief Executive of Fairtrade chocolate brand Divine shares her experiences of 21 years leading a truly unique social enterprise.

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36.13 mins 29/09/21

Pauline Tiffen

Pauline Tiffen led the work to set up ground-breaking companies like Cafédirect and Divine Chocolate and created linkages for farmers and artisans from all over the world.

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25.46 mins 22/09/21

Bevis Watts

In this enlightening episode we speak with CEO of Triodos Bank UK uncover what sustainable banking is – and the huge potential our money can make to creative positive change.

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26.31 mins 15/09/21

John Philips

In this episode we hear from global business leader and Chair of Cafédirect, John Philips. He shares his wisdom on how to achieve a best-in-class business which delivers on people, planet and profit.

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29.25 mins 08/09/21

Paul Chandler

In an incredibly inspiring episode, Paul Chandler shows how the small actions of individuals can make big changes.  And that we all hold the power to make positive change in our own way.

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29.12 mins 01/09/21

Richard Hide

Richard has a talent for finding coffee cooperatives that most make a difference to the communities they come from – and he explains how building these direct supply chains has a remarkable impact.

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27.33 mins 20/08/21

Bob Doherty

Hear Bob Doherty explain why the traditional pursuit of business profit is destructive and offer advice to businesses and consumers on what we can do in our daily lives to do better and make change.

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