Sustainable Business Covered podcast: edie Live review, susty superheroes and a World Cup quiz

Episode 43 of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast sees edie reflect on its flagship event in Birmingham - featuring interviews from the likes of Futerra, Global Action Plan and Adnams - before the team are quizzed on the sustainability of the FIFA 2018 World Cup.

edie's George Ogleby sits down with Futerra's Solitaire Townsend to discuss sustainability leaderships

edie's George Ogleby sits down with Futerra's Solitaire Townsend to discuss sustainability leaderships

The Sustainable Business Covered podcast returns to bring more exclusive interviews and insight from the world of sustainability. Episode 43 sees the team travel to Birmingham for the flagship edie Live event.

Three exclusive interviews were recorded on location. Firstly, William Jackson Food Group’s sustainability director Gavin Milligan and Adnams’ head of sustainability and finance Richard Carter discuss the importance of making water a key sustainability priority.

Following that discussion, Futurra’s co-founder Solitaire Townsend outlines the essential skills needed to become a “sustainability superhero” and the dangers of communicating inside “echo chambers”. Finally, edie sits down with members of Global Action Plan’s Youth Advisory Panel to talk prenups and building trust between businesses and the next generation of consumers.

The podcast also explores the success stories and innovations of the week, as well as a special quiz that investigates how sustainable the Russia 2018 World Cup really is.

Sustainable Business Covered: Full list of episodes

(Episode 42 - Geothermal waterparks and rubbish cafes)

(Episode 41 – In the Green Room with Niall Dunne)

(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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