37) Reluctant entrepreneur turned industry pioneer and leader with Safe Sunscreen Council and All Good's Founder Caroline Duell
By Kaméa Chayne - Eco Creative, Social Entrepreneur, Author, Holistic Health Coach
What’s the latest research on the health and environmental impacts of sunscreen? How was our guest today able to go from being a hesitant business owner (who didn’t even want to do business in the first place) to a thriving entrepreneur, fueling her business with her passion for wellness and the environment? Visionary, pioneer, and founder of a leading eco sunscreen brand All Good, Caroline Duell, shares her wisdom with us on this episode. HIGHLIGHTS: [2:07] What first got Caroline into sustainability. [4:11] What led Caroline on the path to making botanical products. [8:04] Why Caroline was so hesitant to start a business. [8:43] Caroline: “I kept myself in check. I knew that you could have a really good impact as a company grows.” [12:14] Caroline: “The right path is not always what might seem to be the best way to go.” [13:54] Kaméa: “What has been the key to getting All Good’s products distributed and sold in so many major retailers?” [14:47] What's led All Good to being a leading sunscreen brand. [15:45] What inspired Caroline to start Safe Sunscreen Council. [18:15] Kaméa: “Do you think it’s more effective to push for policy change or consumer awareness?” [19:39] Caroline shares some of the latest research on how sunscreen can be damaging to our health and that of the environment. [21:48] How we as consumers can make sure the sunscreen we’re buying is safe. [23:06] Kaméa: “How can we as a society become more preventative with environmental issues before it’s too late? Thanks for bringing your light! Find the full show notes with links and resources at www.greendreamer.com, and share your #1 takeaway from the episode tagging our featured guest and me @KameaChayne to spread the light and to let us know you're tuning in!