a vegan advocate and an influential figure in the plant-based movement with Nital Jethalal

Watch Season 2 Episode 24 with Nital Jethalal

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We are delighted to introduce our guest, Nital Jethalal, a passionate vegan advocate and an influential figure in the plant-based movement. Raised in a vegetarian household, Nital witnessed the transformative power of plant-based diets firsthand, sparking his lifelong commitment to promoting healthier, greener lifestyles. His academic journey in trade policy and agricultural subsidies led him to view veganism as a holistic solution to many societal challenges, fostering a deeper understanding of the intersection between policy and dietary choices.

As a significant contributor to Plant-Based Data, a research platform focused on veganism, and as a part of Vegto, Canada’s oldest vegan organization, Nital has leveraged his expertise to make significant strides in the plant-based community. He also plays a vital role in the Veg Food Bank in Toronto, an initiative that combats food insecurity and income disparities while promoting plant-based living. Join us as Nital shares his journey and insights on veganism, policy entrepreneurship, and the crucial role of businesses in supporting social causes, a testament to his dedication to creating a more compassionate and sustainable world.

Discussion Highlights:

  • Nithal’s upbringing in a vegetarian household and his exposure to the benefits of plant-based diets.
  • His academic pursuits in trade policy and agricultural subsidies and realization of veganism’s potential as a solution.
  • The operation and initiatives of the Veg Food Bank in Toronto and its approach to addressing food insecurity.
  • Nital’s views on the role of policy and businesses in addressing societal issues and the concept of policy entrepreneurship.
  • His experiences growing communities and brands by aligning business strategies with social causes.

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