Good Business

 
solarbox
 

/ Good Business

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’

 
megdance
 

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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

 
Tamsin 2 (c) Living Goods crop
 

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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

 
Rob Reason EDIT
 

/ 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

 
Greta Rossi from Akasha Innovation. c Katharina Tran Phuc, Hub Islington
 

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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

 
MART LEFT - ROB LEFT (c) Rapanui
 

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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

 
Eurostar at St.Pancras
 

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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

 
Phone coop
 

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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

 
2 (c) Ultimately Eco Cleaning
 

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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

 
(c) Hera Hussain
 

/ Good Business

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

 
Servane
 

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08 Mar 2013

 

“We’re primarily about creating a better world, but through a gender lens. It’s not just about women but about what those women do”

 
Luke - hub2
 

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20 Feb 2013

 

“It’s startling how little urgency there seems to be around sustainability. So many people know how critical the situation is, but few do anything about it. CarbonCulture helps businesses to get involved and get business advantage at the same time.”