Good + Social is a series of conversations with social and environmental innovators from across industries. These creative and compassionate human beings are bucking the system, turning ideas inside out and industries upside down to have a greater impact. Tune in each week to catch the stories of business owners, nonprofit leaders, activists, and risk takers who are innovating on existing practices and making decisions based on more than bottom lines. Their creativity is truly contagious.
Ocean plastics, suitcases, and risk tolerance
Serial entrepreneur, Adrian Solgaard has found connections between bags and bike locks as well as suitcases and sustainability. Founder of Solgaard, he joins us today to talk about launching a sustainable luggage line produced from ocean waste.
Microfinance as a means to give back in tourism
Chris Baker has a deep case of wanderlust and a passion for social justice. Founder of One Seed Expeditions, Chris joins us today to talk about the travel industry and how he's using microfinance as a mechanism to invest in entrepreneurs across the low income countries where the company brings tourism.
Peace Building and Partnerships in the Luggage Industry
Amirah Jiwa is a brilliant and compassionate social impact strategist with a knack for embedding social values and action within business. She joins us today to talk about her time with Away and how she led the organization to create a high impact partnership with Peace Direct.
Community, Connection and the Travel Industry
Brian Jones worked for his family's accounting business before packing his bags and moving to Africa. He joins us today to talk about the power of connection to drive - true connection that is, off the grid, between travelers and across communities.
Conscious Consumerism in the Fragrance Industry
Eric Korman had a successful career working for consumer-facing brands before taking interest in the fragrance industry. He joins us to talk about conscious consumerism, imagination, and clean products which he's wound together into one beautiful brand, PHLUR.
Gender Inclusivity and the Menstraul Industry with Suzanne Siemens
Suzanne Siemens was a corporate account before co-founding Lunapads - a menstrual hygiene powerhouse and one of the first on the scene to disrupt a five-billion-dollar industry. She talks about embracing gender inclusivity and innovation, as well as the ick factor of a business built on bleeding.
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Kassia and her incredibly knowledgeable guests shine the brightest of (solar powered) lights on what it means to build a life around doing good! Bold, insightful, and engaging are just a few of the words I’d use to describe the time you’ll spend with them. Thanks for putting out such a superb show Kassia - keep up the great work!
Love these brands and their stories
Sometimes the host is a little awkward and doesn’t transition well, but these brands are absolutely incredible! One of my favorite podcasts for its simplicity and its ability to share such innovative and hopeful stories. Thank you, thank you!!
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A positive overview of all the good that can happen when our energies are put into the right projects! Love it!