People, Planet and Profit

Simon Griffiths, the co-founder and CEO of Who Gives a Crap, talks about his experience taking a Kickstarter project and turning it into a global multi-million dollar company that donates 50% of its profits.

Aaron Foley

Thousands of innovative micro-brands, driven by communities of passionate followers, are striving to do good by challenging traditional business models and proving that profit and purpose can go hand in hand.

In this episode, we chat to Simon Griffiths and explore the foundations of his company Who Gives a Crap, who set out to improve access to hygiene, water and basic sanitation in developing countries through the production and distribution of environmentally friendly toilet paper. 

The Where the World’s Moving podcast is a BBC Storyworks Commercial Production, presented by OFX.  It explores our ever-changing world, and how technological and social shifts are enabling collaboration, contribution, and human progress.

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Welcome to the Where the World's Moving content series that celebrates what it means to be a global citizen told through the eyes of the people that are living and breathing this ethos every day.