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Join host Paul Shapiro as he talks with some of the leading start-up entrepreneurs and titans of industry alike using their businesses to help solve the world’s most pressing problems.

Nov 15, 2020

Meat from a cow who’s eaten an entirely grass-based diet is typically called “grass-fed meat.” So when you’re making plant-based meat with wood as your feedstock, is it called “wood-fed meat”? 

No matter what you call it, Arbiom has raised about $30 million to produce it.

Arbiom CEO Marc Chevrel is taking...


Oct 29, 2020

This is of course a historic election for many reasons, one of them being that there’s very high concern about how the votes will be counted. We’re just days away from the final day to vote and we’ve got news stories about the Russians and Iranians gaining access to certain voter records in the US — it’s...


Oct 15, 2020

This is a special episode, because the guest holds many interesting titles for our purposes: Toni Okamoto is the founder of Plant Based on a Budget, a successful author, the creator and former co-host of this podcast, and...she happens also to be my wife. And Toni has a new book coming out! This is her third...


Aug 15, 2020

Normally on Business for Good, we focus on companies using innovative commerce to solve serious social problems. In this episode though, we’re focusing on a less traditional type of business: the life of a solo-preneuer. That’s to say, the life of a business person who isn’t trying to build a team and grow into a...


Aug 1, 2020

Maybe you own some things from Goodwill or at least have donated unwanted items to them. But when you think of Goodwill, what comes to your mind? 

Maybe you think it’s just a chain of thrift stores selling used goods. Turns out, not true. Goodwill is actually a nonprofit organization focused on helping the homeless...