Mindful Businesses

Looking for insight into how green businesses do it? This is your podcast.

Every week Vidhya Iyer, the host of the podcast Mindful Businesses, interviews sustainable businesses from all over the world. Our guests include passionate founders who lead organizations that sell from simple everyday items like straws to Geodisc homes. We talk about their journeys, their struggles, and where they see themselves in the future.


There are so many paths and nuances to being a mindful consumer or business. In our podcast, businesses learn about new and upcoming sustainable practices and consumers learn about new green businesses.

If you are a creative founder of an organization that employs social, economic, or environmental practices, learn more about how to get featured.

Our mindful guests are from 18 different countries and 5 different continents.
  • Ranked in the top 5% of podcasts worldwide by Listenotes.

  • Ranked #12 on the "Top 20 Sustainability Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020."

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“Your podcast is #1 in my Volkswagen GTI on my 5 hour bimonthly trips to North Carolina. Keep the interesting interviews coming!

— Robert

“Brilliant podcast! Very well articulated. I have been educated. The podcast has enough info to write a full length teaching case! We have used it as an

illustrative example.”

— Prof. Priya Rajeev Nair, IIM Kozikhode

“The podcast is amazing! All the way from Malawi, I wanted to say the episodes I have heard are a great and amazing way to inspire and encourage others to change in positive ways!

— George

“Vidhya has a captivating voice - very soulful - and her easy conversational style of interviewing is vibrant and engaging. Her interviews are pure joy.

— Jyoti, Mumbai

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Vidhya Iyer

Podcast Host

Vidhya Iyer is an entrepreneur and podcaster. Vidhya started the podcast in a quest to being mindful in her everyday personal and professional practices. Her show features mindful brands and entrepreneurs from around the world, which are on the cutting edge of sustainable practices. 

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Tatum Gale


Tatum Gale is a producer, composer and singer/songwriter based in Brooklyn, NY. He makes electronic pop music that draws influence from Björk, Sufjan Stevens and Dev Hynes.



Katelyn Milligan

Marketing and Public Relations

Katelyn is a freelance writer and has marketing experience in the non-profit, entertainment, and travel industries. She makes sure that our episodes get the reach that they deserve.

Jim Stone


Executive Producer

Jim Stone comes with decades of experience in broadcasting. Mindful Businesses was born in the studios of his radio station Q106.7. He is our sounding board and the voice of reason. 



Professor Anupama Pasricha chairs the Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising in the School of Business at St. Catherine University and shapes the department’s eco-fashion focus. With more than a quarter-century of global teaching and research experience, she guides us and makes sure we stay focused on our mission to showcase sustainable brands all around the globe.

PC: Sarah Whiting, MN

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