The Green Grocer: One man's manifesto for corporate activism, Richard Walker
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The Green Grocer: One man's manifesto for corporate activism

Author: Richard Walker

Narrator: Richard Walker

Unabridged: 7 hr 47 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio

Published: 04/06/2021

Genre: Business & Economics - Green Business

Synopsis

An intelligent, inspiring audiobook about the author's quest to find purpose with profit for his company, helping readers with businesses of all sizes to see the value of ethical policies and "doing it right".

Learn how to green your business from one of the UK's leading corporate activists.

Can you reverse climate change and promote social justice while generating a profit? Richard Walker shows you how it's both possible and valuable to "do it right".

Walker runs a £3bn business that is affecting real change in the most unlikely but critical sector: the supermarket. From restricting single-use plastic to eradicating palm oil from products, his quest is to find purpose with profit for his business. In this intimate, challenging, and encouraging audiobook, he explains how you too can make genuine progress on sustainable initiatives while being realistic about profit margins, and obligations to customers and employees.

The Green Grocer offers clear-sighted experience and inspiration for any business, whether a large corporation, a kitchen-table start-up, or a sole trader, to make a difference.

Richard Walker is the managing director of Iceland Foods, a company that has led the way with ethical business practices in the UK since the 1980s. Richard is at the forefront of the sustainability conversation, being a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, a member of the DEFRA Council for Sustainable Business, and a trustee of several environmental charities. He is a panellist on BBC's Question Time and star of Channel 5's recent TV series Inside Iceland.

© 2021 Richard Walker © 2021 DK Audio

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