Good Business Talking is a podcast for any business Owner, CEO or Executive who's curious to find out if business can be a Force For Good. Your host, Ravi Rai has a conversation with leaders of companies that have a unique and inspiring way of operating. Together they discuss Why these companies do what they do, How they make it work and What some of the difficulties are in running this new form of enterprise. We aim to go beyond the rhetoric and leave you with inspiring thoughts and practical tips on making a change within your business.
Michelle Cirocco - Televerde
How can business' rebuild lives? Find out as I speak to Michelle Cirocco about how Televerde has transformed the lives of over 3000 women prisoner families and in doing so, have reduced the prisoner re-offending rate by over 90% and generated over $1.3Bn new sales for their corporate clients! It's a wonderful example of how customers, staff and shareholders can all succeed in the same business operating model.
Safwan Shah - Founder and CEO of PayActiv
Should you, and how do you provide low earners financial dignity, security & saving in a way that is simple, sustainable and effective? Join me as I speak to the CEO of PayActiv, Safwan Shah on his personal motivation for liberating the lowest paid workers and his perspective on the role of business in making the world a better place ... one employee at a time.
Will Pearson - CEO of Ocean Bottle
How can a company save ocean life from plastic waste, make a quality carbon neutral product from that waste, help reduce bio-diversity loss, reduce green-house emissions and along the way, create thriving coastal communities with better paid and more secure incomes? Find out how Ocean Bottle is doing all this and more as I speak to its inspiring CEO Will Pearson.
Matt Patsky - CEO of Trillium Asset Management
Can an Asset Manager be a force for good when their key measures of success are financial? Find out what CEO Matt Patsky thinks and learn about the unique ways in which Trillium Asset Management track their investments. A method they have been using and advocating since 1982, way before the rest of the world got "woke" to what is now termed Stakeholder Capitalism.
Bethany Andell - Owner and CEO of SavageBrands
How does a major environmental catastrophe shift a company's intention and value system? Find out how the 2010 Macondo oil spillage was a defining moment for Bethany Andell, CEO of Savage Brands, resulting in her company changing how they operate and the impact they have on their clients.
JeVon McCormick - UNCUT
Here’s the original uncut version of my chat with JeVon. I don't normally publish uncut versions, but on this occasion, I had to make an exception … I hope you’ll see why ;-)