Sustainably Influenced is a platform guiding people through the minefield of sustainability. Hosts Bianca Foley & Charlotte Williams interview a series of experts in sustainability and ethical living to shed a little light on the many terms used across industries, discussing the different aspects of living a conscious lifestyle and how we can do our bit to make a difference.
S02E09: Andrea Cheong - Conscious Influencing & Building a Business
This week we speak to Andrea Cheong, influencer, content consultant and founder of sustainable mask brand @fleuroselondon.
S02E08: Edzard van der Wyck: Carbon-Negative Fashion
Today we’re joined by Edzard van der Wyck, co-founder of Heist Studios and Sheep Inc. The company launched in October 2019 and is the world’s first carbon-negative fashion brand, leading the way in being a restorative brand with a net positive impact. Alongside this, they are also the first brand to provide a fully traceable and transparent account of the supply chain and carbon footprint. Accessible with the tap of a phone against an NFC tag on the sweater hem. www.sheepinc.com
S02E08: Keshia Hannam: #climatejustice
This week we speak with our friend Keshia Hannam, global speaker, writer, and activist, who works to heighten individuals’ and groups' understanding of their own biases, the actions they can take, and how the climate crisis impacts brown and black communities most. Known as a global community builder and orator, she has spoken for The New York Times, Fortune 500 companies like Marriott and Macy’s, and at The United Nations. This is the second time we've had Keshia on the podcast and we could listen to her speak about climate justice forever. You can find Keshia on Instagram here: www.instagram.com/keshiahannam
S02E07: Ashleigh Bishop: Making Money for the Greater Good
Today’s episode we speak to Ashleigh Bishop, cofounder of Bagboard, the sustainable reward scheme that brings conscious brands and people together to drive sustainable environmental and social change. Ashleigh joined her long time schoolmate Ben Ayres, to found the company after he easily convinced her that disrupting the advertising industry and saving the world (at the same time) was possible. Ashleigh has a background in advertising and most recently was at McCann London, with experience in creating fully-integrated advertising campaigns for global brands such as Pandora, Nestlé and Nespresso.
S02E06: Sophie Slater: Building a Slow Fashion brand
This week we talk to Sophie Slater, the co-founder and CEO of ethical, sustainable, locally made fashion brand Birdsong. Together her and designer Susanna create ethical wardrobe staples, paying living wages to talented Londoners facing barriers to work to bring their designs to life. Sophie also freelances for social enterprises and occasionally writes and lectures in sustainable fashion.
S02E05: Harriet Saywood-Bellisario: Why sustainable fashion can't be cheap
This week we're joined by Harriet Saywood-Bellisario and we ask the question on everybody’s lips… Why is sustainable fashion so expensive?
Harriet is a womenswear designer and creative director of the new Contemporary London womenswear label Saywood. She is a London College of Fashion Alumni who has worked with the likes of Christopher Kane, Jonathan Saunders, Richard Nicoll & Paul Smith.
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Such a great podcast, I discovered it this week and am making my way through the back catalogue. Brilliant presenters, tip and guests.