This event will showcase 4 famous Melburnians, who are on a mission to make the world a cleaner and greener place via their successful consumer brands. They will be lifting the veil on what it takes to create scalable environmental impact via their businesses, designed to democratise access to eco-friendly products that make a difference. This will be a no-holds-barred session exploring he blood, sweat and tears that it takes to be a successful ‘Eco-Preneur’.
Josh Howard is the Founder & CEO of viral sustainable hand soap brand Single Use Ain’t Sexy. His business has saved tens of thousands of single-use plastic bottles from landfill, by replacing them with Australia’s first dissolvable hand soap tablets and reusable glass soap bottles. Coined by The Age/Sydney Morning Herald as “the brand turbo-charging Australia’s sustainability movement”, Single Use Ain’t Sexy has won 2 Good Design Australia Awards, a Pause Fest Award & been featured by Broadsheet, The AFR, The Herald Sun, Time Out, E News!, Channel 7, The Design Files and The Guardian. Josh is also a keynote speaker, and in a previous life worked as a New York-based advertising executive & lawyer.
Additional speakers: Franklie Layton (CEO & Founder of Dirt), Joe Badr (CEO & Founder of DSmile) and Phoebe Garner (CEO & Co-Founder of Bardee).