Sustainable Business Covered podcast: In the green room with Polymateria's Niall Dunne

Welcome back to the green room - edie's exclusive interview hub for sustainability leaders, brought to you as part of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast. Up next to provide the insights of leading sustainable business: Polymateria's new chief executive Niall Dunne.

edie talks sustainability leadership and plastic revolutions with ex-BT sustainability chief Niall Dunne

edie talks sustainability leadership and plastic revolutions with ex-BT sustainability chief Niall Dunne

The green room is the only place where you can hear full, uninterrupted interviews with some of the world's most renowned sustainability professionals and experts, and find out exactly what makes a modern-day green business leader.

From their views on the Sustainable Development Goals to what gets them out of bed in the morning, the interviewees that enter the green room will provide you with the insight and inspiration you need to keep doing business better.

Following the first batch 'in the green room' episodes featuring BT’s Gabrielle GinérCarillion's David PictonLandSec’s Sarah Beattie, InterContinental Hotels’ (IHGs) Kate Gibson and Unilever’s Tony Dunnage, edie embraces leadership for a chat with ex-BT sustainability officer Niall Dunne.

During the conversation, Dunne discusses his mission to create the “Tesla of plastics” and how it felt to move on from BT after seven extremely successful years. The conversation focuses on solutions to the plastics problem, but also on how the topic is a personal driver for Dunne.

The chat concludes with Dunne discussing how sports and his early career helped shape his mindset to prepare him for life as a chief executive.

The green room is brought to you as part of edie's Sustainable Business Covered podcast. You can listen to the edie podcast for free, with no fees or registration required. The podcast is ideal relevant for sustainability professionals, energy managers, resource efficiency experts and anyone who has an interest in sustainable business and climate change.

Join the conversation subscribe to this podcast on iTunes here and bookmark this page, where a new episode should appear every Friday. Have a question about this podcast or a suggestion for future episodes? Email us at podcast@fav-house.com.


Niall Dunne at edie Live

Niall Dunne will be appearing on the Keynote theatre stage at edie Live to discuss how businesses and individuals can grow to become the next range of sustainability leaders.

Running between 22–23 May 2018, edie Live plans to show delegates how they can achieve their Mission Possible. Through the lens of energy, resources, the built environment, mobility and business leadership an array of expert speakers will be on hand to inspire delegates to achieve a sustainable future.

For more information and to register for edie Live 2018, click here.


Sustainable Business Covered: Full list of episodes

(Episode 40 - The £1bn eco-community and Patagonia's climate action movie)

(Episode 39 - Solar, storage and sustainability reports)

(Episode 38 - The big plastics debate)

(Episode 37 - A tour of the Thames with Tideway)

(Episode 36 (Part 2) - Behind the scenes at the Sustainability Leaders Forum)

(Episode 36 (Part 1) - Behind the scenes at the Sustainability Leaders Forum)

(Episode 35 - Getting into the Christmas community spirit with LandSec and Costa)

(Episode 34 – In the green room with Unilever’s Tony Dunnage)

(Episode 33 – IKEA house party and SDG games)

(Episode 32 – What makes a 'responsible' retailer?)

(Episode 31 - Meeting the circular economy crusaders)

(Episode 30 - In the green room with IHG's Kate Gibson)

(Episode 29 - In the green room with Landsec's Sarah Beattie)

(Episode 28 - Designing for the future and adapting to global megatrends

(Episode 27 - In the green room with Carillion's David Picton)

(Episode 26 - Rolling out the green carpet for Project Drawdown)

(Episode 25 - Under the canopy and what's all the hubbub?)

(Episode 24 - In the green room with BT's Gabrielle Ginér)

(Episode 23 (Part 2) - We're back! And we're LIVE from edie Live)

(Episode 23 (Part 1) - We're back! And we're LIVE from edie Live)

(Episode 22 - 'Be bold for change' on International Women's Day)

(Episode 21 - Getting engaged with sustainability)

(Episode 20 - A day in the life of sustainability leaders)

(Episode 19 - Inside The Body Shop's innovation lab)

(Episode 18 - Raising a glass to our sustainability leaders)

(Episode 17 - A New Year's Revolution for the green economy)

(Episode 16 - Sharing cars and driving green innovation)

(Episode 15 - Fresh from Marrakesh)

(Episode 14 - The past, present and future of green buildings)

(Episode 13 - Britain's great green policy progressives)

(Episode 12 - From green apprentice to sustainability leader)

(Episode 11 - (Parts 1&2) - Circular economy dreams and responsible retail)

(Episode 10 - Back to CSR school)

(Episode 09 - Doddle deliveries and zero-waste restaurants)

(Epidode 08 - Sustainability without the fluff)

(Episode 07 - How to win the war on waste coffee cups)

(Episode 06 - Supply chain challenges and Shell's Eco-marathon)

(Episode 05 - IN or OUT of the European Union?)

(Episode 04 - Plan A progress and carbon-neutral beer)

(Episode 03 - Sustainability skills special)

(Episode 02 - Monkey dating and the 'S' word)

(Episode 01 - Live from edie Live)

Matt Mace


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