Kim Lim from PichaEats, Cooking Up a Recipe for Resilience
The Good Business Podcast
by James McGregor
1y ago
In today’s episode of the Good Business Podcast I am talking with Kim Lim who is the Co-Founder of PichaEats, a food business rebuilding lives for refugees in Malaysia. PichaEats has a simple mission - to serve you great food. But as you enjoy your meal, you are also providing an opportunity for refugees in Malaysia to start a new life. Their chefs have all been forced to flee to Malaysia for a variety of reasons and PichaEats specialise in delicacies from the homeland of these chefs – from Iraqi Falafel, Palestinian Hummus to Afghani Dumplings & Syrian sweets. Through PichaEats, refugee f ..read more
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Lauren Bukowski from Hey Tiger, Guilt Free Chocolate with a Mission
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by James McGregor
1y ago
As we all buckle down to ride out this Coronavirus pandemic it is more important than ever to remember that there are some amazing businesses doing amazing things in the world. And as we come out the other side of this pandemic, and we will come out the other side of this, there will be no shortage of issues that will need to be addressed by change-makers just like you. So I hope that the conversations we have here on the podcast keep you motivated for all of the amazing impacts we can create together because solving the environmental and social issues facing our communities is a team sport an ..read more
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Kimberly White, A Good Disruption to Online Media with The Planetary Press
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by James McGregor
1y ago
In today’s episode of the Good Business Podcast I am talking with Kimberly White who is the Founder and CEO of The Planetary Press. The last time I spoke with Kimberley was a little over a year ago after she had just launched The Planetary Press so I thought I would check in to see how it was going, what lessons she has learnt along the way and her hopes for the future. The Planetary Press is an international news source focused on reporting in sustainability, environmental advocacy, corporate social responsibility, and climate change. They highlight sustainable solutions around the globe that ..read more
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Kelly O'Shanassy, Leading from the front with the Australian Conservation Foundation
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by James McGregor
1y ago
Our guest today is Kelly O’Shanassy who is the CEO of the Australian Conservation Foundation. The Australian Conservation Foundation is Australia's national environment organisation. Their more than 600,000 members speak out for a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive. They embody the philosophy that “The power of the people is greater than the people in power”. Kelly is at the helm of this dedicated movement. Growing up as the daughter of a police officer and a teacher, Kelly learned early on not to judge people for where they are in life. If they want to do better; she does ..read more
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Paul Warburg, From Church Planting to Launching a New Sustainable E-Commerce Venture
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by James McGregor
1y ago
Today’s guest is Paul Warburg who is just getting ready to launch a new e-commerce company, Wendigo that is focused on sourcing sustainable products. Paul has been starting small businesses since high school. Prior to founding Wendigo, he owned an eBay consignment business, ran a small digital marketing agency, and has been a church planter, founding a small church in his hometown. Now, he's looking to combine his passions for business and charity by building a business that has sustainability as a natural part of its everyday operations. Paul believes that the best way to tackle the world's p ..read more
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Amy Keller from Pure Plus+, From Unloved Fruits and Vegetables to Healthy Delicious Candy
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by James McGregor
1y ago
In today’s episode of the Good Business Podcast I am talking with Amy Keller who is co-founder of Pure Plus+,  a startup that saves produce destined for landfill and turns it into “delicious, healthy, candy made out of the most climate impactful, nutrient dense fruits and vegetables.” Amy knows a thing or two about candy because her family sells 2 billion world's most popular lollipops each year. But Amy is also a 7 time ironman and ultra-marathoner and therefore health, nutrition and the environment are very important to her. In this episode I talk to Amy about her company's way-above-th ..read more
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Tony Rinaudo, The Forest Maker
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by James McGregor
1y ago
Today’s guest is Tony Rinaudo who is World Vision’s Climate Action Advisor, but he is more famously known as The Forest Maker because Tony helped transform millions of hectares of dry land in Niger it what has been described as "probably the largest positive environmental transformation in all of Africa". You see over 25 years ago, with the help of the local farmers in Niger, Tony began implementing a conservation farming system which is known as Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) which basically involves growing trees as an integral part of agricultural land. This approach has been so ..read more
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Paul Hellier from the Fair Food Forager, Building the worlds first, global, ethical food directory and app
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by James McGregor
1y ago
In today’s episode of the Good Business Podcast I am talking with Paul Hellier who is CEO and founder of Fair Food Forager. Now Paul founded Fair Food Forager as a side hustle in 2015 with 15 listings on a website.   Now, this world-first, global, ethical food directory and app has grown to now include 6,000 featured cafes, restaurants, and providores in 20 countries around the world. Many impact entrepreneurs start out with a side hustle that grows into a viable business but you won’t often hear the backstory about what they did to make it happen.  In this episode we will hear one o ..read more
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Paul Dunn, Harnessing the Power of Small with B1G1
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by James McGregor
1y ago
One of things we like to say here at the Blue Tribe Company is that every-time someone does business with us that something great happens in the world. And one of the reasons we can say this is because of today’s guest. In this episode I am talking with Paul Dunn, who is the Chairman of B1G1: Business for Good, which is a Global Giving Initiative that’s enabled businesses to create over 200 Million giving impacts globally. Not only is he an all round good guy but Paul is also a 4 times TEDx Speaker and award-winning entrepreneur. He has received a stack of honours for his work. He’s a Senior F ..read more
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John Pabon, Sustainability in the Asian Century
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by James McGregor
1y ago
In this episode I am talking with John Pabon, who is the Founder and Chief Advisor at Fulcrum Strategic Advisors. Now I would describe John and as an expert on China but as you will hear, John would say that if anyone tells you they are an expert on China then you should run the other way because there is just so much to learn about this 5000 year old culture. Before founding Fulcrum Strategic Advisors he worked with the United Nations, McKinsey, A.C. Nielsen, and as a consultant with BSR, the world’s largest sustainability-focused business network. He is passionate about the opportunities in ..read more
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