Episode 8: Leading a company to make real, positive change: Mark Cuddigan, CEO of Ella’s Kitchen, spills the beans

I’d bet that most parents would be familiar with Ella’s Kitchen’s distinctive, brightly-coloured little food packs – but this great company is about more than just providing healthy and good-tasting (well, I can’t personally vouch for it but my kids loved it!) food for children and babies.

CEO Mark Cuddigan believes fervently in running the company according to purposeful, value-driven principles.

He talks passionately about becoming a B-Corporation and its impact on the business and him personally: “it just means everything…it has transformed our business on any measure you would wish to look at”.

He talks about the challenges and difficult decisions alongside the joy of making a difference and being fulfilled at work.

And if you want to hear some great sustainability news about those little brightly-coloured food packs…listen right to the end for an example of brilliant collaborative working.

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1.2 The Transformative Power of Campaigning with Katherine Sladden
1.3 The Power of Communities and Connecting with Jake Woodier
1.4 Fighting for girls’ rights with Lucy Russell
1.5 Charmian Love and business as a force for good
1.6 Emma Burleigh and the power of art to make change
1.7 Ruby Raut and periods, sustainability, ending shame and kicking ass