Season 7: Pioneering Sustainable Solutions for a Circular Future
Welcome to season 7 of HappyPorch Radio!
Come join us and our guests, as we explore the role of technology, software and digital in circularity.
Building on previous seasons, we will be zooming out to look at circularity from a systemic level. Specifically, we will be speaking to a range of consultants, experts, trainers and advisors who help others transition to circular economy practices.
We believe that the transition to a circular economy is a critical step towards building a sustainable future. With our expert guests we will be looking at the challenges and opportunities that arise when embracing circular economy principles, and exploring the roles that technology can play in facilitating this transition.
Whether you are already engaged in the Circular Economy in your business or professional life or simply interested in a deeper dive into circular economy and sustainability, this season of the HappyPorch Radio is for you.
Join us as we learn from the experts about what it takes to build a more circular and sustainable economy for all.
Episode #7: Scaling Sustainable Impact: Pieter van Exter's Expertise at Metabolic
In this episode, we are honoured to interview Pieter van Exter, Director of Product at Metabolic Software. Pieter's background in circular economy and decarbonisation projects with Metabolic Consulting sets the stage for discussing his transition to Metabolic Software and the development of Link, a SaaS product assessing company impacts on nature and biodiversity.
Episode #6: Designing for a Circular Economy: Breaking the Cycle of Waste with Madison Wright from Pentatonic
In this episode we are joined by Madison Wright, Circular Economy Specialist from Pentatonic. According to research conducted by Pentatonic, only a very small percentage of the largest companies in the world are set to hit their net-zero targets. So, for these companies to fulfil their commitments, big changes need to be made. Madison is assisting companies with implementing initiatives and systems that really embody the principles of sustainability.
Episode #5: From Cradle to Cradle: Exploring Circular Economy with Elin Bergman from Cradlenet
In this episode we welcome Elin Bergman, known as the Circular Economy Queen of Sweden. Elin is the CEO of Cradlenet, a network devoted to promoting and implementing a circular economy in Sweden. She is also a Co-founder and Managing Partner of the Nordic Circular Hotspot, a collaboration platform with a mission to accelerate the transition to a circular economy in the Nordic region.
Episode #4: Navigating the Circular Economy: Insights from Paul Foulkes-Arellano from Circuthon Consulting
In this episode, we speak to Paul Foulkes-Arellano, a circularity educator and consultant at Circuthon Consulting. Paul discusses his work in the circular economy, guiding businesses through the changing legislative environment and helping them embed circularity into their products and operations. He shares his personal story and emphasizes the importance of technology and digital connectivity in circularity.
Episode #3: The Role of Circular Business Models in Reducing Consumption and Waste with Gerrard Fisher and Kristina Bull from QSA Partners
Join us as we explore the transition to circular business models and the challenges and opportunities that come with it. In today's episode, we have two guests from QSA Partners, a B corporation that helps businesses transition to circularity: Gerrard Fisher and Kristina Bull. We discuss the importance of reducing consumption, the challenges of implementing circular business models, and the role of various industries in achieving circularity.
Episode #2: Creating regenerative business models with Fabrice Sorin from Circulab
Today we are joined by Fabrice Sorin from Circulab and he helps us unpack the bigger picture of a circular economy and delve into the importance of systems thinking. Circulab originated as a methodology inspired by biomimicry and design thinking. By employing Circulab's approach, businesses can unlock the potential for transformation that benefits both business operations and the natural systems they depend on.
Episode #1: Introducing Season 7 with Emily Swaddle and Barry O'Kane
Welcome to season 7 of HappyPorch Radio! Come join us and our guests, as we explore the role of technology, software and digital in circularity. Building on previous seasons, we will be zooming out to look at circularity from a systemic level. Specifically, we will be speaking to a range of consultants, experts, trainers and advisors who help others transition to circular economy practices.