gydeline

The GydeLine

WHY? Vision and Purpose A Vision reveals what an organisation most hopes to be and what they want to achieve in the long term. However, it is not always on the tip of your tongue.  Many organisational leaders are so focused on delivering the day-to-day ‘mission’ that they rarely spend the time to think of …

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Patagonia the best BCorp

Patagonia the best BCorp?

We’ve talked a lot about B Corps this month – but who is the best of the best? Is it Patagonia? The great thing is it is totally transparent so if you’re really keen you can go and look it up yourself!!

Feeding seaweed to cows

Feeding seaweed to cows

A study this week found that feeding small amounts of seaweed to cows can drastically reduce their methane emissions, which is great news as far as the planet is concerned.

Wooly water saving

Wooly water saving

Wool is an amazing material. When used to make jumpers it can be more sustainable than other materials. But how much better is it? Uses 70% less water than cotton?

Greenwashing activism

Greenwashing activism

News this week that Greenpeace protestors painted an Air France plane. The stunt was meant to raise awareness of “greenwashing” by companies. We thing it was a remarkable achievement with a paint roller that long!

Number of female CEOs

Number of female CEOs

At the end of a week when we had International Womens day, this is a terrible fact. But how bad is it? Just 13 Female CEOs now? Better? Worse? What do you think? Comment FACT or FAKE below and be sure to listen to the show for the answers.

Skittles red dye

Skittles red dye

For centuries dyes have been made from all sorts of natural materials. More recently synthetic alternatives have become more common. But how about Skittles? Is the red dye still made from crushed beetles? Or did we make that up?