HR Insights - The Podcast. Series 5: How to be More 'People Sustainable'

Stuart Elliott

By Stuart Elliott


Stacey Payne

Stacey Payne

Welcome back to another exciting episode of HR Insights: The Podcast!

It is a joy to be bringing you episode 4 of this series and another great guest, Stacey Payne, Chief People Officer at Daily Harvest

Stacey has over 20 years of experience elevating organisations through transformational strategy and culture leadership. Stacey earned her M.A. in Organisational Leadership and B.A. in Public Relations and Art History from Chapman University in Southern California. She has a passion for HR Tech and has served on several company boards and is one of the founding members of CHIEF, dedicated to executive leadership for women. Stacey is now a CPO at Daily Harvest, a company on a mission to make nourishing foods more attainable. 

In this episode, our CEO and host, Stuart Elliott and Stacey discuss people sustainability; what it is and what businesses can do to ensure their business is ‘people sustainable’. They also chat about the trends around this topic, Staceys impressive career, and the challenges of hybrid work on the people space. 

To view the Mercer article spoken about in the podcast please click here: Mercer - How People Sustainability is Key to Business Success

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Key Timestamps:

  • 01:01 – Introduction to Stacey Payne
  • 03:52 – The growth of Daily Harvest
  • 08:37 – Stacey’s journey 
  • 15:42 – What is people sustainability?
  • 18:56 – Business trends around people sustainability
  • 21:38 – Your brand
  • 26:13 – Culture in people sustainability 
  • 27:31 – Hybrid work challenges 
  • 32:32 – Hiring with people in mind 
  • 37:49 – Tips to be more people sustainable