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How to change the world - with Tristram Stuart
[Clip] How to change the world with Tristram Stuart
This is a really powerful episode of the ideas lab podcast. Many of us have ideas about how to change the world for the better. How to take a campaign or a message or cause and make a real impact possibly around the entire world.
Few of us achieve that. But Tristram Stuart has done. A few years back, Christian decided that he wanted to gather 5000 people in London's Trafalgar Square and feed them with hearty, healthy food made from ingredients that otherwise would have been thrown in the rubbish.
To find out what happened and the impact it had that reverberated around the world, and how it led on to him creating a new beer brand called Toast Ale made from discarded bread slices - listen to this remarkable episode.
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Tristram Stuart is an international award-winning author, speaker, campaigner and expert on the environmental and social impacts of food. His books have been described as "a genuinely revelatory contribution to the history of human ideas” (The Times).
The environmental organisation he founded, Feedback (www.feedbackglobal.org), works to regenerate nature by transforming our food system. He is also the founder of Toast Ale (www.toastale.com) which upcycles unsold fresh bread into award-winning craft beer. 100% of Toast’s distributable profits go to Feedback and other aligned charities worldwide. After 3 years of operations, Toast saved more than 1 million slices of bread from going to waste.
Tristram is an official UN Champion of SDG 12.3 to halve food waste by 2030. He won the international environmental award in 2011, The Sophie Prize. He is an Ashoka Fellow, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
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