Julia Hailes MBE

Sustainability Pioneer


My Green Life (May21)

When I was a baby my brother painted me green.. Perhaps a sign of what was to come. And the start of my Zoom speech on ‘My Green Life’. I also talk about: Setting up SustainAbility Ltd, with John Elkington, in 1987 The global success of ‘The Green Consumer Guide’, published in 1988 Becoming a […]

Which? on plastic bags (Aug12)

  I’ve done a lot of speaking and writing about plastic bags!  I’ve even written a poem on the subject, for one speech I made.  Which? asked me to give them an expert view for an article in entitled ‘Plastic bags at breaking point‘.   As well as being interviewed on the topic, I wrote a […]

Radio 5 Live – Appeared on multiple programmes (Feb12)

I’ve been on a number of Radio 5 Live Programmes including: Anita Anand Show – as a panellist throughout the evening Richard Bacon Show talking about bottled water and plastic bags Kay Adams – talking about how to stop wasting food Steve Wright Show

Speech for PAFA – Plastics & Films Association AGM (May10)

The AGM for the Plastics and Films Association was held at the Dorchester Hotel.   I was the key note speaker following David Bebee the PAFA Chairman.  With some challenges for the plastics industry, I concluded with a poem about plastic bags.  See my blog by clicking here. “Everyone I have spoken to has commented on […]