#WhatsTrending: Interrogating Sustainability – Where Do We Begin?

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Raldu Nel, CEO of Blank Canvas Int. and Chairman of the African Sustainable Development Association, joins Jon Foster-Pedley in studio for this #WhatsTrending conversation to offer his insights and expert view of sustainability, as well as the current trends being experienced in that space.

During this show you will learn:

  • In a profit driven world, is converting to a sustainability focus cost effective? 4:45
  • Beyond โ€œfeel goodโ€ sustainability practices, why is this conversion so important? 5:34
  • How do we get beyond the rhetoric and whitepapers, and into implementation and practical, bottom line value? 10:05
  • In what small way are McDonalds doing exactly this? 12:00
  • What are trends we see within sustainability and what is driving it? 13:45
  • How is the African Sustainable Development Association assisting with the transition? 18:27
  • What are some of the trending areas / themes that are supporting the move towards sustainability?
    • Urbanisation, micro-economies, and revitalization of urban areas through new, efficient technologies
    • Labelling
    • Entrepreneurship in symbiosis / harmony with big business
  • Which three things do we need to grapple with ourselves and in our businesses to eventually drive sustainability? 28:45
  • And more.

Our guests and experts in the Henley Business Radio studio this week:

  • Raldu Nel, CEO of Blank Canvas Int. and Chairman of the African Sustainable Development Association,
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