What are the Yunus Social Business team listening to? We list our favourite podcasts.

What are the Yunus Social Business team listening to? We list our favourite podcasts.

February 25, 2020

Podcasts are a fantastic way to entertain and educate yourself on the latest news and trends in the sector. We asked our team for their recommendations…

THE GLOBAL GOALS CAST

Is it possible to change the world? Can we make the world a better place for all? The answer is YES. Claudia Romo Edelman and Edie Lush share the inspiring stories of people working to create a more sustainable world while sharing simple ways for you to start taking action today. Listen to our portfolio company Spouts of Water and our CEO Saskia Bruysten in the episode about ending poverty.

https://globalgoalscast.org/goal1nopoverty


BEYOND CAPITAL PODCAST

Now more than ever, stakeholders are demanding the integration of social values and causes in everything, from shoes, to soap, to investments. The Beyond Capital Podcast brings you the stories of leaders that are marrying profit with purpose.

https://www.beyondcapitalpodcast.com

NPR HOW I BUILT THIS

More entrepreneurial and not always social, Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.

https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510313/how-i-built-this?t=1582280699797


IMPACT ALPHA

The Impact Alpha podcast is an essential briefing for anyone in the impact investing sector.

https://impactalpha.com/category/features/podcasts/


IMPACT PODCAST BY INNOV8SOCIAL

Meet inspiring founders, filmmakers, attorneys, students, CEO’s, global social entrepreneurs, designers, inventors, investors, professors, and social intrapreneurs who are shifting the paradigms of business, technology, law, and media to pursue good as well as profit. Learn from their experience and advice. And, find meaningful ways to reach your social impact potential.

https://www.innov8social.com/podcast

MASTERS OF SCALE

Masters of Scale is a podcast hosted by Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and investor at Greylock. In each episode, Reid shows how companies grow from zero to a gazillion, testing his theories with legendary leaders.

https://mastersofscale.com/

INSIDE SOCIAL INNOVATION SSIR

The SSIR podcast hosts the live recordings of talks or lectures held on a variety of topics from storytelling to building a more ethical blockchain.

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-social-innovation-with-ssir/id990835722

THE DAILY

We also wanted to draw your attention to the latest episode of The Daily “Can Corporations Stop Climate Change”. In recent weeks, several of the largest and most profitable American companies have introduced elaborate plans to combat climate change. So why are they doing it now? And just how meaningful are their plans? The episode breaks down some of these recent pledges and tries to understand what they really mean.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/24/podcasts/the-daily/climate-change.html

Enjoy!

MIA Spotlight: Adress(ya)-ing the issue: Improving Access & Opportunities

Find out how Addressya, a social business startup of our MAN Impact Accelerator, can help you find your way and be found, whilst solving a 4 billion people challenge.

Social Business Spotlight: Impact Water

Over 9 million Ugandans lack access to safe drinking water, that equates to the entire population of London. Without access to clean water, it is estimated that 440 children still die every week due to waterborne diseases.

Why Now? Is the Social Business Movement Reaching A Tipping Point?

Amidst the hype from Friday’s Climate Strikes and the ongoing UN Climate Week, it was fantastic to have the opportunity to speak at the #LeadTheBeat B Corporation Summit this week. Having been involved in the social business movement for over ten years, the summit felt like a real moment of change.

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