S2, E3 – Building an end-to-end Business for Good with Louisa Ziane from Toast Brewing


Toast Brewing isn’t your average brewery. It is proof that you can brew up a successful business while leaving a positive impact on communities and the planet. The trailblazing B Corp founded in 2016 by Louisa Ziane is on a mission to tackle the global issue of food waste, one slice of bread at a time, while creating tasty lagers!

From their “Equity for Good” investment model to partnerships amplifying social impact and employee wellbeing, every facet has been designed with people and planet at the core.

Listen to the full conversation on YoutubeSpotify and Apple Podcast

With Louisa, we talk about:

  • How embedding environmental mission into the legal structure guides all business decisions and operations.
  • Conducting self-assessments to identify areas to improve social/environmental performance
  • Implementing innovative models like having investors reinvest gains into mission-aligned businesses
  • Leveraging collaborations to inspire industry-wide change and using your business’s voice to create systemic change
  • Attracting passionate employees and customers by being an authentic purpose-driven brand
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