Reed Paget is an environmental-entrepreneur with over two decades experience in eco-innovation, green marketing and public speaking.
He is the founder of Belu Water, the UK’s most eco-friendly and fastest growing bottled water brand. Belu is the world’s first carbon neutral bottled water, the first in Europe to use compostable bottles made from corn and the first to commit all profits to clean water projects.
Reed’s most recent venture, One Earth Innovation, is focused on developing and financing a wide range of eco-friendly products (one-earth.net). One Earth has numerous products in development and Reed is an expert at taking an idea from the back of a napkin through product design, finance, manufacturing, distribution, sales, marketing and back into the recycling stream.
He also co-founded Ecocap Ltd. which has patented a new bottle cap design to help increase the recycling of plastic caps. He was named UK Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2008 by the Schwab Foundation; he was a Social Enterprise Ambassador for the UK Cabinet Office between 2007-2010, he is on the Advisory Board of the Sustainable Restaurant Association and he is a member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization.
Reed is an inspiring public speaker and has spoken at numerous corporate and environmental events ranging from the World Economic Forum in Davos to Oxford University and London Business Schools to sustainable packaging, green marketing and social enterprise conferences.
“I have found him to be a knowledgeable and competent speaker who has always scored highly with workshop attendees. I highly recommend him for his knowledge of Green & Ethical marketing issues and his confident presentation style” – Chris Smith. Founder, Green & Ethical Marketing