Green Elephant Show from Gydeline
Green Elephant Show from Gydeline
B Corp Month 2021 Interview - Jamie Crummie from Too Good To Go
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Hello and welcome to our special series of Green Elephant interviews during March 2021, supporting the annual B Corps month.

B Corporations, or B Corps for short, are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose

Throughout March, we are chatting with key people in companies which have chosen to certify as B Corps and become a Force for Good.

00:31 Interview with Jamie Crummie from Too Good To Go

  • 01:20 Why Food Waste?
  • 02:08 Passion for Social Justice
  • 02:20 Events and Human Rights…
  • 04:05 A picture of food waste
  • 06:07 Setup to be wasted
  • 07:28 Dumpster diving
  • 08:00 The miracle app!
  • 08:20 ‘limited’ beginnings
  • 09:20 How does it work?
  • 10:21 Well known brand partners
  • 11:53 You don’t always know what you’re going to get…
  • 13:00 What’s the movement?
  • 13:52 Improving food education
  • 14:33 It’s about creating an environment…
  • 15:19 What drew you to becoming a B Corp?
  • 16:40 B Corps before becoming B
  • 16:51 Assessment process?

18:54 Action

  • Reduce your food waste
    • 1/3 of food produced is wasted (FACT)

20:04 Recommendation

23:26 Fact or Fake

  1. If food waste were a country, it would be the fourth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind China, the US and India. (FAKE)
    1. If food waste were a country, it would be the third-largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind China and the US. (FACT)
  2. Half of all produce is thrown away in the US because it is deemed too “ugly” to eat (FACT)
  3. 47% of people don’t know the difference between “use by” and “best before” dates (FAKE)
    1. 63% of people don’t know the difference between “use by” and “best before” dates (FACT)

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We really hope that you’ve found this special B Corp Month episode both informative and entertaining. Make sure you don’t miss any of the 31 interviews with B Corporations who are striving to be a Force for Good.