Elysabeth Alfano, CEO, Vegtech Invest

Elysabeth Alfano, CEO, Vegtech Invest

A successful businesswoman, a strategic consultant, an avid supporter of plant-based business, and a keen investor, Elysabeth Alfano holds many forts. Alfano, who is now the founder of Plant-Powered consulting and CEO of Vegtech invest graduated from Northwestern University.

Podcast

Overview

The hue and cry around climate change are real and are getting serious with each passing day. While some of us are pertinently working to defer the disasters, others aren’t even bothered.

Despite the pool of knowledge around us regarding the environment and its deteriorating condition, we least realize that even our food habits affect the earth massively.

Although the percentage of vegans and vegetarians is as small as 6-11% as per the United Nations’ figures, the hatred towards factory farming is ever increasing.. from Hollywood celebrities like James Cromwell, Ellen Page to famed comedians like Frank Ferrante and Russell Brand to the Gen Z and millennial influencers, all denounce factory farming and are the flagbearers of veganism and vegetarianism.

While they might be the frontrunners for the cause, Elysabeth Alfano is here with us who will reason the cause and explain why this lifestyle is towards sustainability and a better world.

About

A successful businesswoman, a strategic consultant, an avid supporter of plant-based business, and a keen investor, Elysabeth Alfano holds many forts.

Alfano, who is now the founder of Plant-Powered consulting and CEO of Vegtech invest graduated from Northwestern University and the Thunderbird School of Global Management and began her career working with Fortune 500 companies.

She has worked with IBM and the Kellog Company before starting her own venture.

Discussion

Elysabeth Alfano, a passionate promoter of plant-based products talks on a plethora of topics regarding the market and business around the world of veganism and vegetarians.

Alfano shares her knowledge of how money works in the vegetarian, vegan world and why the Millenials and Gen Z is taking a fervor leap towards a world that is free of animal-based products, free of factory farming. She also spoke on issues of a shifting global food supply system.

The environment-friendly businesswoman also explained why she feels Millenials and Gen Z cannot be grouped as vegans or vegetarians but as ‘flexitarians’.

‘Millenials and GenZ are making the connection between the environment, the sustainability and what they eat’, Alfano said pointing out that the younger generation does not want themselves to be defined by a particular word.

Alfano also deep dives into the word ‘Health’ which she says cannot be ‘black and white’ As per her vast experience, she feels that health can rather be defined as a spectrum and people with different eating habits fall into different spectrums.

She has further busted the myth about animal meat providing more healthy protein than plant-based products.

More About Elysabeth Alfano

Alfano, who is one of the foremost plant-based business experts in North America runs a successful podcast called ‘The Plant-Based Business Hour’ where she interviews all of the leading names who are at the forefront of shifting the food supply system.

She did recently at the U.N. Global Compact Leaders Summit and presented her views about sustainability, climate change, food insecurity, human health, animal welfare, and a growing global population

Profile

A successful businesswoman, a strategic consultant, an avid supporter of plant-based business, and a keen investor, Elysabeth Alfano holds many forts.

Alfano, who is now the founder of Plant-Powered consulting and CEO of Vegtech invest graduated from Northwestern University and the Thunderbird School of Global Management and began her career working with Fortune 500 companies. She has worked with IBM and the Kellog Company before starting her own venture.

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