The Lens – UK Responsible Business Podcast
UNUM: The Changing Face of Health
Season 6, Ep. 1
This month our host Sarah Travers is joined by Will Major, Chief Change Officer at Unum – a leading employee benefits provider that offers expert health and wellbeing support, and financial protection through the workplace. Our second guest is Madeline Debney, Co-Founder & CPO, Otto Finance, an innovative company that helps people develop the knowledge and confidence they need to take care of their financial health.
In this episode, Sarah and her guests explore how firms can cope with big changes within their business, and the changing face of health – be that physical, mental, emotional, or increasingly important right now, financial health.
Find out more by listening to the latest episode of The Lens.
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
NEXBA and TAILORED FOOD: Exploring the Ethics and Responsibilities of the Food and Drink Industry
Season 6, Ep. 4
This month our host Sarah Travers is joined by Troy Douglas, Founder of drinks company Nexba. The company is taking the world by storm and has already removed more than 5 billion grams of sugar from global diets, and it’s just getting started. Our second guest is Taylor Quinn of Tailored Foods, whose ambition is to be a key catalyst in ending hunger by 2030 by building delicious, nutritious, low-cost food systems around the world. In this episode, Sarah and her guests explore the world of responsible food and drink, how the ingredients we use, or don’t use, impact the health and wellbeing of nations, how those living in areas of severe deprivation are benefitting from the work of our guests, and what’s next innovation in these sectors.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
ENCIRC: Climate change and environmental action to achieve net zero by 2050
Season 6, Ep. 3
This month our host Sarah Travers is joined by Adrian Curry, Managing Director of glass manufacturer, Encirc, and Wen-Yu Weng, Principal Consultant of Energy and Utilities Practice, PA Consulting.In this episode, Sarah and her guests explore how businesses are addressing the pressing issues of climate change and environmental degradation as the UK heads towards meeting its goal of net zero by 2050. In this episode, we will explore environmental sustainability and climate action. The UK has committed to achieving net zero by 2050, but many scientists are saying that we are not scared enough about the implications of global warming. With that in mind, how are businesses taking practical action and innovating to make a difference.Find out more by listening to the latest episode of The Lens.
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
FORD: Responsible supply chain management and sustainability
Season 6, Ep. 2
This month our host Sarah Travers is joined by Lisa Brankin, Managing Director, Ford Britain & Ireland, and Kofi Gyamfi, Strategic Sourcing Analyst for Unilever West Africa. In this episode, Sarah and her guests explore supply chain and sustainability. We discover how one of our guests, who hails from Northern Ireland has developed in her career to become a leader of one of the UK’s biggest car manufacturers, and all the way from Ghana, our other guest will share his passion for ensuring responsible sourcing and the circular economy is at the forefront of his business. Find out more by listening to the latest episode of The Lens.