In today’s episode of the Good Business Podcast I am talking with Amy Keller who is co-founder of Pure Plus+,  a startup that saves produce destined for landfill and turns it into “delicious, healthy, candy made out of the most climate impactful, nutrient dense fruits and vegetables.”

Amy knows a thing or two about candy because her family sells 2 billion world's most popular lollipops each year.

But Amy is also a 7 time ironman and ultra-marathoner and therefore health, nutrition and the environment are very important to her.

In this episode I talk to Amy about her company's way-above-the-Arctic-Circle birth story and how she and her team plan to disrupt and improve the $80 billion candy market.

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In today’s episode of the Good Business Podcast I am talking with Paul Hellier who is CEO and founder of Fair Food Forager.

Now Paul founded Fair Food Forager as a side hustle in 2015 with 15 listings on a website.  

Now, this world-first, global, ethical food directory and app has grown to now include 6,000 featured cafes, restaurants, and providores in 20 countries around the world.

Many impact entrepreneurs start out with a side hustle that grows into a viable business but you won’t often hear the backstory about what they did to make it happen.  In this episode we will hear one of these stories as we talk about Paul’s journey from that initial idea and some of the key lessons he learned along the way.

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In today’s episode of the Good Business Podcast I am talking with Kanika Joshi who works in International Development and is passionate about delivering solutions for the world most important to do list - the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

She is also passionate about helping young entrepreneurs through her work as a senior advisor to the Youth Solutions Program at UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Through her work she helps to empower young people globally to create sustainable solutions through education, communities, and innovation - everything from Urban farming in Kenya to community development in Argentina.

In this episode you will hear about the great projects she is working on and see why she believes that if we are to achieve the future we want we need to support the custodians of this future - our youth.

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To get your copy of the Youth Solutions Report  visit 

Today I am talking with Robert Pekin who is the founder of Food Connect - a dynamic multi-farmer food distribution enterprise with an innovative community-based distribution system.

As a dairy farmer he felt a huge disconnection between his milk and the people drinking it.  After a series of life changing events he went on a journey that triggered a passion for creating a fairer food system for all farmers and for exploring ways to help people connect to those who grew and processed their food.

As a former organic dairy farmer and market gardener he has become known as a practical and hands on social entrepreneur working at the systems end of changing the way business can change the way that the current food system works.

Rob is a well known speaker in the Fair Food movement. He loves his blended family of four children, and his favourite foods are beer, butter and good bread.


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Today I am talking with Varun Bhanot who is the co-founder of is a social impact startup focused on using technology to help the homeless.

Varun founded after he recognised the rising problem of homelessness and wanted to use his tech skills to make an impact.

Varun realised that many people don’t give money to homeless people because of doubts about where the funds might end up. So he set up to link an everyday purchasing activity to positive impact - anyone can visit the online store and shop for clothing. For every piece bought, one is donated to a member of the homeless community.

Today more than 100 000 items of clothing have been distributed and they have designed a new product that is the world’s first self cleaning hoodie, powered by nanotechnology. 

In this episode you will hear about Varun’s journey from tech to social impact and all of the things he has learnt along the way.  Let’s get to my interview with Varun Bhanot

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In today’s episode I’m talking with an impact entrepreneur whose product you may well have nearby or you use regularly because today I am talking with Abigail Forsyth who is the co-founder of KeepCup.

Abigail first started developing KeepCup after she became frustrated with the amount of waste she saw being created from disposable coffee cups - unable to simply find a solution she developed her own. Little did she know she would start an international phenomenon, with people worldwide using and loving her products. 

Today KeepCup is Australia’s leading reusable barista standard coffee cup helping its customers divert millions of disposable cups from landfill every day.

In this episode you will hear about Abigail's journey from lawyer to cafe owner to creating a product that defines an entire product category as well as her views on the future.  Let’s get to my interview with Abigail Forsyth from KeepCup.

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My guest today is Christina Delay, CEO and founder of Altina Drinks.


Now have you ever been at a party or work function where everyone was enjoying a glass of wine or a beer and you were the only one without a drink in your hand and it feels really awkward and you kind of feel a little bit left out.  Alcohol consumption is often linked to social events we all enjoy, getting together with friends or a wedding for example,  But what if you don’t want to drink alcohol - how do you participate in the social rituals we enjoy without the alcohol.


This is where Christina and Altina drinks come in.  As a passionate impact entrepreneur, she is combining her science skills and business brain to help shake up the Aussie drinking culture and re-invent methods used in traditional alcohol production by creating innovative Zero Proof Craft Cocktails.


So if you want to find out how to create unique and memorable alcohol free experiences and learn how you can develop a great product that is also a vehicle for change then you should listen to this episode of the Good Business Podcast.


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In today’s episode I am talking with Johannah Maher who is the CEO and Cofounder of Impactr, an impact-tech startup company with a mission to inspire millions of people to do small things that together make a big impact.

Prior to becoming an impact-entrepreneur, Johannah was an executive at the world's largest wind energy company, specialised in high-tech product development and value engineering. Johannah is a recognised industry expert in renewable energy and a fierce advocate for equality and social change.

In this episode you will hear about the life changing moment that caused Johannah to pivot from a future in aerospace engineering and wind energy technology to becoming an impact-entrepreneur in the digital technology space.

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In today’s episode of the Good Business Podcast I am talking with Justine Curtis who is the Founder and CEO at Inspired Adventures.

So you know whenever you have supported someone raising money for a cause like walking the Kokoda track or hiking to the Everest base camp have you ever wondered who makes this all happen? Well that is what the team from Inspired Adventures do.

Inspired Adventures is the leading adventure fundraising agency in Australia and New Zealand, working with Australian, New Zealand and international charities to create inspiring fundraising adventures around the world.

To date Inspired Adventures has raised over $37 Million through 6,900 fundraisers across 600 or so adventures around the world from camping high in the Himalayas; seeing Machu Picchu for the first time; trekking the Great Wall of China along the Mongolian border; camel-riding through the Rajasthan desert and trekking through the highest tea plantations in the world.

In this interview we talk about that ah-ha moment that led Justine to creating Inspired Adventures, the challenges she faced along the way and most recently to the impact of COVID-19.

And as you will hear Justine came up with the idea for Inspired Adventures at the top of the highest single free-standing mountain in the world so to see how good your geography is you are just going to have to listen to find out what mountain that was. Let’s check it out...

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In today’s episode of the Good Business Podcast I am talking with Sam Schatz who is the Managing Director and Global Head of Farm Development for AeroFarms.

AeroFarms is a leading clean-technology company that builds and operates responsible, state-of-the-art indoor vertical farms around the world, enabling local production and transforming agriculture.

A Certified B Corporation, AeroFarms has been recognised by Fast Company as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for Food two years in a row and by Inc. as one of the Top 25 Disruptive Companies.

In this episode I talk with Sam about his background in venture capital and how he came to take a leading role in one of the most innovative urban farming businesses in the world, the challenges of building a disruptive company and we get a glimpse of the future of farming.

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