Business and Finance

Once Upon a Farm

Is it ever sustainable to eat beef? When is food “slow food” and what’s the environmental cost and benefit to taking it slow?  Join the Planet Pod team down on the farm as Amanda chats with Bridget and Bill Biddell, owners of Hampton Estate and Shane Holland, Executive Chairman of Slow Food.

Fracking explained by Estelle Dehon from Cornerstone Barristers

In this Planet Pod Short public law lawyer Estelle Dehon from Cornerstone Barristers gives us a 5 minute guide to fracking.

Planet Pod discusses the Future of Energy with DNV GL’s Al Karim Govindji and Joe Wadsworth from Good Energy

Planet Pod discussed the Future of Energy with DNV GL’s Al Karim Govindji and Joe Wadsworth from Good Energy.

Planet Pod considers the Ethics of Sustainability with Estelle Dehon from Cornerstone Barristers and consultant physician Veneta Cooney

Are we making the link between poor health and the climate, and is it provoking more acts of protest and civil disobedience? Are the protests effective and what should and could the law do about it?

Fairtrade Explained by Fairtrade Foundation’s David Finlay

Listen to David Finlay, Supply Chain Manager at Fairtrade Foundation, as he explains what Fairtrade is all about.

Planet Pod goes Underground with Growing Underground’s Richard Ballard and Faye Tomson from District Eating

Something is stirring in the tunnels of South London and it isn’t the Northern Line! Join Amanda and guest co-host Alex Gilbert as they chat deep below London with Richard Ballard, co-founder of Growing Underground and Faye Tomson, MD of Central Eating.

Planet Pod talks Sustainable Sourcing with Fairtrade’s David Finlay and eco chef Tom Hunt

Question: What has a banana, your mobile phone and your fridge got in common? Answer: They can all be Fairtrade products. Listen to our latest pod to find out how the gold in your phone (or even in your fridge) is as important to the Fairtrade movement as the banana in your fruitbowl.

“Plastic: The End of the Affair?” – Planet Pod talks to Laure Cucuron of TerraCycle and Hubbub’s Saskia Restorick

Is our long term love affair with plastic finally over? Have we woken up as a country to the damage plastic does to our lives, our homes, our planet and our health …… or are we still in this toxic love affair with the single use water bottle?