Building a Business With Climate Change In Mind with Louisa Ziane (Toast Ale) and Georgina Wilson-Powell (Pebble mag)

Hatch Founders Talk

Aug 12 2021 • 56 mins

We sat down with Louisa Ziane, founder of Toast Ale, and Georgina Wilson-Powell, founder of Pebble Mag to discuss how you can build a business with climate change in mind.

Louisa co-founded Toast Ale in 2015. She is the Chief Operating Officer, managing the company's commitment to people, planet and profit, and ensuring the brand is true to its purpose: to end food waste over a cheeky pint. She is a certified management accountant with a background in sustainability consulting and marketing. She's passionate about social enterprise, the circular economy and the growing B Corp movement.

Georgina is a passionate journalist and magazine editor who is using her 16 years in the media industry for global change. She founded pebble magazine 3 years ago as a stylish portal for sustainable living advice and positive stories that help inspire people to change the world. pebble covers everything from eco-travel to ethical fashion, plastic waste, food waste, permaculture, foraging, heritage crafts, yoga and pioneers trying to impact the planet. pebble expanded to events in 2019, producing 4 large scale consumer festivals in London and is focusing on creating positive digital communities this year.

In this episode they discuss:

  • The challenges and hurdles of growing a sustainable business
  • What do you need to consider to build an ethical and sustainable business
  • Practical techniques with ethical and values at the heart of what you do
  • How does it affect financial growth
  • A decision around becoming a B-Corp

.Come and join in to get some inspiration on thinking big, growing your business and how to fight challenges on the way from those who have been there.

Find us at: www.hatchenterprise.org