Jul 13, 2017 • 25M

20 Years In The Making, A Personal Quest Led To A New Venture-#553

 
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Some of the world's great changemakers join host Devin Thorpe to share leadership lessons you can use to increase your impact.
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Never miss another interview! Join Devin here: http://bit.ly/joindevin. Read the full Forbes article and watch the interview here: http://bit.ly/2sRf2LO. Eric McCallum says he likes to invest in "simple and elegant business models that have multiple impacts." A startup called Himalayan Wild Fibers fit the bill and he led a round of financing. Founder and CEO, Ellie Skeele, has been working in Nepal for nearly two decades to commercialize her idea. "Himalayan Wild Fibers is a company that is commercializing a textile fiber that's extracted from a wild growing plant, a form of stinging nettle that grows in the forests of the Himalayas. It is wild harvested. We extract from that a fiber, we refine it and then we sell into existing developed supply chains," she explains. Read the full Forbes article and watch the interview here: http://bit.ly/2sRf2LO. Need a corporate social responsibility speaker? Learn more about Devin Thorpe at http://corporatesocialresponsibilityspeaker.com.