Kristofor Lofgren is a founder, CEO, and investor based in Portland, Oregon. As a consummate creator, Kristofor views business as the ultimate platform to impact positive change in the world. Kristofor has shaped his life and work off of one motto instilled in him at a young age – “Be the change you want to see in the world.”

In 2008 Kristofor set out on a mission to build the Sustainable Restaurant Group (SRG). Today, under Kristofor’s command, SRG runs two successful concepts (Bamboo Sushi and QuickFish Poke Bar) in locations around Portland, Oregon and Denver, Seattle and San Francisco.

Kristof joined Josh Prigge, founder and CEO at Sustridge, on the Sustainable Nation Podcast. This episode covers sustainability in the restaurant industry, the impacts of sustainability on employee engagement, the B Corp movement and Kristof’s advice and recommendations for leaders within the restaurant industry.

Check out the full episode below. You may also download the full transcription.

Kristofor Lofgren on Sustainable Nation Podcast

If you want to make the world a better place, you can’t just hang your hat on the fact that you’re sustainable. People have to compete on the best products and they have to be better for the planet in terms of the social responsibility of them.

The original episode aired on the Sustainable Nation Podcast, which delivers weekly interviews with global leaders in sustainability and regenerative development every week. Learn more at www.sustridge.com.