Capital Conversation Tag

CPG Cap Con Tessa Clarke
THE FORCE FOR FOOD WASTE CHANGE

“Globally we throw away a third of all the food we produce, worth over a trillion US dollars, meanwhile 800 million people go to bed hungry each night.” On Capital Conversation last Sunday, Tessa Clarke powerfully frames the issue of food waste, and explains  her...

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Straight From The Dragon’s Mouth: Piers Linney on Capital Conversation

Piers Linney was seemingly destined to be an entrepreneur. Starting his first business aged just 13, he has gone on to be one of the UK’s most successful business leaders investors, and speaking to Michael Hayman on Capital Conversation, Piers discussed the importance of that...

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Subverting the Stereotypes: Cephas Williams on Capital Conversation

Cephas Williams is fed up with poorly-told narratives about black people. Wearing his hoodie – the iconic symbol of his movement, 56 Black Men – the campaigner and entrepreneur told Michael Hayman on Capital Conversation that now is the time to stand up and ensure black people can tell...

Tristram Stuart on the Capital Conversation
A TOAST TO CHANGE: TRISTRAM STUART ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

Tristram Stuart is brewing up a storm in the business world, as he looks to save our environment by turning breakfast into beer. Tristram has been a long-term environmental campaigner, particularly on the topic of the UK’s enormous food waste, and speaking to Michael Hayman on...

James and Tamara Lohan on the Capital Conversation
AT YOUR SERVICE: THE REAL MR & MRS SMITH ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

James and Tamara Lohan recognise that romantic weekends away aren’t for playing Scrabble. The married couple have been injecting the fun into travel ever since walking out of a Lake District spa hotel in 2001, where they had been unexpectedly weighed on check-in and put on...

Will Butler Adams
Revolution on Two Wheels: Will Butler-Adams on Capital Conversation 

Will Butler-Adams believes it’s imperative that bikes become the world’s primary mode of transport. Speaking to Michael Hayman on Capital Conversation, the CEO of Brompton Bicycle says that with just 4% of London on bikes, the city’s cycling potential is being underplayed. “Bikes lead to happier...

Jenny Costa
RELISHING OPPORTUNITY: JENNY COSTA ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

“The world is currently in the midst of a food waste crisis,” says Rubies in the Rubble founder Jenny Costa. Speaking to Michael Hayman on Sunday’s Capital Conversation, she explains that approximately 1.3 billion tonnes – a third of the food produced globally – is wasted...

Dr Miranda Brawn
THE BUSINESS CASE FOR DIVERSITY: DR MIRANDA BRAWN ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

Dr Miranda Brawn believes it’s time for UK businesses to stand up and be counted on their efforts to address racial diversity. In conversation with Michael Hayman on last night’s Capital Conversation, the diversity campaigner says that despite the positive rhetoric, business leaders are still...

James Bidwell
GETTING BRANDS TO SPRING INTO LIFE: JAMES BIDWELL ON ERA DEFINING INNOVATION

Described as Selfridges’ ‘ringmaster extraordinaire’, entrepreneur and trend spotter James Bidwell joined Michael Hayman on Sunday’s Capital Conversation to talk about taking brands to new heights. He told Michael about transforming Selfridges – ‘a down and dowdy department store’ – into a retail destination, while warning...

Eliza Filby
LIKE A BAD CHRISTMAS DINNER: DR ELIZA FILBY ON FOUR GENERATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

Dr Eliza Filby dismisses the idea that Generation Z – the youngest in today’s workforce – are the ‘snowflakes’ they are often cast as, “They’re savvy and entrepreneurial, they’ve had the world’s information and the world’s marketplace in their pocket since they were 13. They’re...