Good Business


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14 Aug 2015


Non-profit organisation InsightSTEM provides a host of explorative learning techniques to help people become more comfortable with science, technology, engineering and mathematics – and not a text book in sight


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10 Jun 2015


Think. Eat. Drink aims to deliver high-quality catering that doesn't cost the Earth. Bethany Wrede Peterson chats to founder Jamie Grainger-Smith to find out how it's done


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23 Apr 2015


The UK's bee population is in trouble, having nearly halved over the last 25 years. Bee the Change, a social enterprise based in Bristol, is working to tackle the decline with a combination mentoring and educational courses for all ages

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13 Feb 2015


Currently just 10-15 percent of children in care in the UK achieve five A*-C grades at GCSE. We talk to Paul Singh about how his social enterprise, Equal Education, is working to help improve their prospects

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09 Jan 2015


Two and a half billion takeaway coffee cups are used every year in the UK and virtually none are recycled. Rory Tingle talks to Martin Myerscough, inventor of the world’s first fully recyclable paper cup


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27 Oct 2014


Eulergy helps connect businesses and academics for social good. Founder Ben Byford tells Nicola Slawson about the positive potential of higher education and the importance of a cohesive ethos in a small company


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04 Sep 2014


Set to launch in October, Solarbox aims to revive London's iconic red phone boxes with solar and mobile technology. Co-founder Kirsty Kenney discusses the inspiration behind the idea and the ups and downs of starting a business while studying for a degree


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11 Jul 2014


Life is too short for boring, repetitive exercise, say Charlotte Roach and Rosemary Pringle, the founders of Rabble, a company that creates crazy team games for adults looking for ‘funner fitness’


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09 May 2014


Dance is one of the only international languages in the world, Megan Preston tells Nicola Slawson, so why not use it to inspire positive change?

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05 Apr 2014


Starting a business has many challenges, so as James Young tells Nicola Slawson, there’s no harm in making the most of green credentials

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19 Mar 2014


Does a fast-paced, cut-throat business environment lend itself to inner awareness? Nicola Slawson talks to Claudia Roth, co-founder of an initiative to raise consciousness in business

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04 Mar 2014


Nicola Slawson talks to Tamsin Chislett, partnerships manager of Living Goods, a company giving away its successful ‘Avon Lady’-style business model in a bid to bolster healthcare in developing countries

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04 Feb 2014


In this fortnight's Good Business column Nicola Slawson talks to Pablo Spaull about the fine art of raw chocolate making and how he's using it to help protect the rainforest

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/ Blogs, Good Business

23 Jan 2014


Nicola Slawson finds out how entrepreneur Rob Reason applies the principles of transparency and value-based pay to his unique company that helps people to discover hidden parts of cities across the UK

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/ Blogs, Good Business

13 Jan 2014


Nicola Slawson finds out how sustainability expert Greta Rossi is helping people to learn from nature and neuroscience in order to do better business

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/ Blogs, Good Business

08 Nov 2013


Is it possible for a clothing manufacturer to integrate sustainability throughout its entire supply chain? Yes, according to Rob Drake-Knight, co-founder of multi award-winning ethical clothing company, Rapanui

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26 Sep 2013


Imagine if traveling through Europe by train was as easy as taking a flight. We meet the entrepreneur helping make this a reality

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11 Jul 2013


After spying a gap in the market for more ethically-run telephone services, Vivian Woodell set up The Phone Co-op, the UK’s only phone, mobile and broadband provider owned by its customers

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23 May 2013


Bulgarian immigrant Kate Belcheva went from part-time cleaning work to setting up a successful ethical cleaning company of her own, turning down business offers as she kept to her principles in order to make clean business green business

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08 May 2013


Good Business is a column hosted by Anna Levy from HUB Islington, an incubation space for socially driven entrepreneurs. Each month she catches up with the people leading change