Charmian Love, co-founder and chair of B Lab UK joins Michael to talk about the power of business as a force for good and how she is ripping up the rulebook in terms of the impact businesses can make. She has built her ethos around the courage and kindness we all need to find to make the world a better place. With B Lab UK, she has been at the heart of the development of the B Corp movement and in this interview, Charmian shares why she believes everyone has the innate capability and capacity to be kind, courageous and compassionate for one another.
Charmian believes in the power of business as a force for good and has first-hand experience in what it is like to be an entrepreneur, an intrapreneur and a systempreneur. Charmian is the Co-Founder and Chair of B Lab UK, where she supports the growth of B Corps across the UK (and beyond) and is Co-Chair of B Lab’s Global Climate Taskforce where she is a member of the UNFCCC’s Marrakesh Partnership. Charmian is committed to helping accelerate the transition to a more regenerative, circular and inclusive economy. In her role as Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Charmian is guiding the development of the Circular Economy Lab and designed and teaches MBA and Executive MBA courses on this subject.