Green Elephant Show
Green Elephant Show
B Corp Month 2021 Interview - Ros Heathcote from Borough Broth Company

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.

00:35 Interview with PERSON from ORGANISATION

  • 01:38 SAP Specialist to Broth Maker – what happened?
  • 03:40 Bone broth and healthy option
  • 04:53 Bones for Business Intelligence!
  • 06:14 Bones as nutritionally valuable as meat
  • 06:35 Starting-up to Selfridges
  • 08:04 Less meat and veganism movements
  • 09:24 Organic meat and route to market
  • 10:18 A Balanced world
  • 11:43 Organic – what is that?
  • 12:03 The Soil Association
  • 13:59 Managing a supply chain – a tricky game
  • 15:00 Packaging and labelling
  • 17:02 Clubhouse: 
  • 17:40 Seaweed film packaging!!
  • 18:26 1 pouch opened every minute
  • 19:33 B Corp Month – International Women Day
  • 21:30 “‘scuse me love, where’s the boss?”
  • 22:29 B Corp Supplier checks
  • 23:39 Recent B Corp Certification – why
  • 24:00 London Living Wage Payer
  • 25:10 Mother Teresa?!
  • 26:16 Certification a tricky process
  • 27:32 Governance in a Small business
  • 28:42 Value of B Corps?
  • 30:27 The buzz of becoming a B Corp
  • 31:00 Improvement plans

31:58 Action

  • If you’re going to choose to eat meat – buy organic
  • Even if you’re in the city!

35:14 Recommendation

36:43 Fact or Fake

  1. If all of the food currently being lost or wasted globally were saved, it would be enough to feed 870 million people around the world. (FAKE)
    1. If 25% of the food currently being lost or wasted globally were saved, it would be enough to feed 870 million people around the world. (FACT)
    2. There are 925 million people in the world starving
  2. Chilli peppers contain a chemical that tricks your mouth into “thinking” it’s being burned (FACT)
    1. Chilli peppers contain a chemical known as capsaicin, which naturally binds to the pain receptors on our nerves. (MORE INFO)
  3. “American as Apple Pie” not likely, the apple pie was invented in Bavaria in Germany (FAKE)
    1. Pie, as a foodstuff, was invented in Medieval England, while the modern recipe for apple pie with a lattice crust was created and perfected by the Dutch.  (FACT)


Find Ros Heathcote and Borough Broth Company here:

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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.