What will it take to create a sustainable world? Sustainable: The Podcast aims to help change the story humanity has that not enough is being done. We share stories of those who are taking positive action to address the complex challenges we collectively face in our transition to a sustainable world. Our global audience consists of entrepreneurs, CEO’s, professionals, business owners and the general public who are looking to find inspiring action that helps create a sustainable world.
Finding Empowerment In The Midst Of Crises with Nafeez Ahmed
How is white supremacy a symptom of systemic decline? It's a big question but it's one that Nafeez Ahmed, executive director of System Shift Lab, is happy to answer. He says the mainstreaming of far-right, xenophobic discourses in the western world has come from the convergence of many global crises, from economic to climate change. System Shift Lab works to bring together top scientists, technologists and business leaders to co-ordinate and share solution strategies for adaptation and evolution.
Fresh Air Thinking For A Sustainable World with Dave Stewart
Why are diverse leadership approaches needed as we transition to a sustainable world? Dave Stewart, founder of The Fresh Air Leadership Company, explains that all transformations throw up complex problems and opportunities that require different ways of thinking. The Fresh Air Leadership Company takes clients out into nature, believing the natural environment to be conducive to creative thinking – a skill necessary for a successful move to sustainability.
Reaching Out To The Skeptics with Kevin Wilhelm
How can we address increasing skepticism around sustainability in business following Covid-19? Kevin Wilhelm, CEO of Sustainable Business Consulting and author of How To Talk To The Other Side, explains how "peeling back the onion layers" of skepticism can help understand its cause, and help find common ground. Once common ground is identified, conversations can be held, whether on climate change or the coronavirus pandemic.
Futureproofing With Sustainability with Linda Midgley
What does it mean for an organisation to be "sustainable"? Linda Midgley, SDG lead at PwC Europe, defines it as being futureproof - ensuring a business is flexible, adaptable and successful in the long term. Linda explains the role of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals in uniting organisations globally in the conversation about sustainability. By investing money and time in the SDGs, businesses will see cost savings and "quick wins".
Collaborating for Sustainability with Paul Adderley
Paul Adderley, of consultancy firm Beyond Green, explains how sustainability is not just about resilience but also about dependency — on natural resources, on markets, on consumers and even on competitors. Beyond Green helps businesses understand the value of all of their assets – including people, infrastructures, customers and suppliers – and shows how collaboration, asking questions and sharing risks can not only grow profits but also help protect people and planet.
Finding The Truth with Fiona Scrase and Jules Wyman
In a break from the norm, Tabitha Jayne is joined by two guests in this podcast edition: Jules Wyman, of JulesWyman.com, and Fiona Scrase, of Action Learning Centre. They discuss how to navigate bias, cope with uncertainty, engage in conversation and form an understanding of the world around us. Jules Wyman is an award-winning confidence coach who offers pragmatic methods for learning resilience; and Fiona Scrase is a coach and consultant specialising in action learning.