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Aaron Fishman
Aaron Fishman

Aaron Fishman is the CEO and founder of East Bali Cashews (EBC) – a cashew processing business with a factory…

Abeer Abu Ghaith
Abeer Abu Ghaith

Abeer is a Palestinian technology entrepreneur, and social activist, and is celebrated as Palestine’s first female high-tech entrepreneur. She is…

Adeshina Adewumi
Adeshina Adewumi

Adeshina is the CEO and Co-Founder for One Kiosk Africa; an online retail platform leveraging technology to connect small and…

Alberto Macciani
Alberto Macciani

Alberto Macciani is the Global Head of House Branding and Communication at Saflio, one of the eyewear industry’s principal players…

Alexandre Amorim
Alexandre Amorim

Alexandre is the Co-Founder of Ago Social, working with social impact education and impact investment. Alexandre is also the Co-Founder…

Alisee de Tonnac
Alisee de Tonnac

Alisee de Tonnac is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Seedstars, a Swiss-based group with the mission to impact people’s lives…

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Amos Obi

Based in Nigeria, Dr. Amos Abi is an inventor and social entrepreneur. He leads the Hetaved Digito Edu-Preneurship Hub, which…

Andre de Escobar
André de Escobar

André de Escobar is Co-Founder of The Next Company, a Venture Capital firm that invests in pre-seed and seed stage…

Antonia Wade
Antonia Wade

Antonia is Global Chief Marketing Officer of PwC, with extensive experience as a marketing leader, having delivered significant commercial results and…

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Ayobami Abiodun

Ayobami Abiodun Ogunnubi is a Motivational Speaker, Life Coach, Social Entrepreneur and a Poet. She’s passionate about creating a wealthy,…

Ben Nottingham
Ben Nottingham

Ben Nottingham is a creative entrepreneur, business designer and experienced advisor with a passion for designing businesses and systems that…

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Brad Jones

Brad Jones is the CEO of Wave Money. Brad is an experienced executive specializing in digital finance, mobile money and…

Cara Boccieri
Cara Boccieri

As the founder of Akamae and the Co-creation Fashion Movement, Cara Boccieri lives with remote refugee communities in Mae Hong…

Cemal Ezel
Cemal Ezel

Cemal Ezel is the Founder of Change Please CIC, Old Spike Roastery and Coal Rooms Restaurants. Change Please is a…

Chad Robertson
Chad Robertson

Chad Robertson is a social entrepreneur from Cape Town and currently the Co-Founder and CEO of Regenize, a recycling solution…

Dana Rubin
Dana Rubin

Dana Rubin is the Founder of Social Impact Israel, supporting corporations, start-ups and entrepreneurs to envisage and implement innovative solutions…

Darius Habamenshi
Darius Habamenshi

Darius Habamenshi is the Managing Director at Abahizi Rwanda, an East-African social entreprise that supplies luxurious handbags to global fashion…

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Dina Sherif

Dina Sherif co-founded Ahead of the Curve (ATC) in 2012 in response to the development challenges faced by the Arab…

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Elmarie Potgieter

Elmarié Potgieter is the Founder and Managing Director of RITE Education. She has extensive international experience in leading the development,…

Eunice Sampson
Eunice Sampson

Eunice Sampson has powered an impactful Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability practice for nearly two decades. She joined Dangote Cement…

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Extending Product and Material Lifespan – with Alina Bassi, Founder & CEO, Kleiderly
As part of our 'Regenerate' channel, we hone in on one of the main objectives in a circular economy - the drive to eliminate waste and pollution, inviting entrepreneurs working towards extending the lifespan of the products, materials and services they use, to share with their success stories and the barriers that still affect them whilst operating in a predominantly linear system.
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George Akilimali

George Akilimali is a social entrepreneur and technology enthusiast. He is the founder and CEO of Smartcore, a social enterprise,…

Gideon Olanrewaju
Gideon Olanrewaju

Gideon Olanrewaju is a Nigerian Educational Development practitioner and the founder of DigiLearns – an Education Technology startup that allows…

Halima Iqbal
Halima Iqbal

Halima Iqbal is the CEO and Founder at Oraan. A former investment banker and consultant with 8 years of experience,…

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Hana Rado

An accomplished social business entrepreneur, liberal feminist and motivational speaker, Hana dedicates her life to promoting both gender balance worldwide…

Jessica Borich
Jessica Borich

Jessica Borich is a Principal Strategist at Prism X Strategy, a boutique consultancy firm that helps clients catalyse change, embed…

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Kevin Bone

Kevin is Partner at Lightrock, a global private equity platform investing in sustainable businesses built by purpose-driven entrepreneurs, committed to…

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Lisa MacCallum

Lisa MacCallum is Founder and Co-Creator of Inspired Companies, an organisation specialising in delivering competitive advantage and brand distinction through…

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Measuring the Impact of Purpose – with John Rosling, CEO, Contexis
With businesses putting an increasing focus on purpose and social impact, we will be looking at the current challenges in measurement and reporting of impact data, and getting expert views on how different types of organisations can improve their data collection to strengthen their business and help achieve the UN Global Goals.
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Mike Brady

Mike Brady is a forward-thinking business executive, entrepreneur and non-profit leader specializing in using the power of business to drive…

Morag Lucey
Morag Lucey

Morag Lucey is the CEO of Televerde, a global sales and marketing technology solutions company that specialises in inside sales…

Myriam Sidibe
Myriam Sidibé

Myriam Sidibé is one of the only people in the world with a doctorate in public health focused on handwashing…

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Naomi Kokuro

Naomi Kokuro is a YALI RLC Fellow, Global Goodwill Ambassador and has over eight years of experience in the non-profit…

Naveen Krishna
Naveen Krishna

Naveen Krishna founded SMV Green Solutions Pvt. Ltd. in 2015 with two objectives in mind. The first was to provide…

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Niklas Van Neyghem

Niklas Van Neygham is a Co-Founder of the social startup Alaya. After completing his studies in engineering, he travelled with…

Patricia Nader
Patricia Nader

Patricia Nader is the Investment Director and Head of Impact at GK Ventures, a platform of entrepreneurs and investors who…

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Payal Dalal

Payal currently serves as the Senior Vice President, Social Impact, International Markets at the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth. She…

Peetachai (Neil) Dejkraisak
Peetachai (Neil) Dejkraisak

Peetachai (Neil) Dejkraisak is CEO and co-founder of Siam Organic, a social enterprise that was established with a mission to…

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Peter Scher

Peter L. Scher is Chairman of the Mid-Atlantic region and Head of Corporate Responsibility for JP Morgan Chase & Co….

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Podcast: How the International Committee of the Red Cross is using sport to change attitudes towards disability in conflict zones
Continuing our look at disability and employment, Suzy Christopher, Co-Founder, Untapped - our Knowledge Partner for Accelerate - spoke to Jess Markt & Pat Glennon, from the International Committee of the Red Cross, who are delivering their physical rehabilitation and workforce inclusion programme using sport to change attitudes towards disabled people in conflict and war zones.
Raffi Schieir
Raffi Schieir

A social entrepreneur and expert in the recycled plastic industry, Raffi Schieir is the Director of Bantam Materials, the supplier…

Reto Ringger
Reto Ringger

Reto Ringger is an entrepreneur who is active at the junction between the financial markets and sustainability. In 2011, he…

Rosie Warin
Rosie Warin

Rosie Warin is CEO of Kin&Co, a multi-award winning next generation management consultancy that helps organisations work for the world….

Ryan Gersava
Ryan Gersava

Ryan Gersava is a millennial social entrepreneur, educator, and diversity and inclusion champion. He is the Founder and President of…

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Samantha Payne

Samantha Payne is the Co-Founder of Open Bionics; an award-winning startup developing low-cost bionic hands that look and feel good,…

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Samson Ogbole

Farmer Ogbole Samson is the Team Lead for Eupepsia Place Ltd which uses technology as an enabler for Agriculture. Eupepsia…

Saskia Bruysten
Saskia Bruysten

A leader in the social business movement, Saskia co-founded Yunus Social Business (YSB) together with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prof….

Shashank Kumar
Shashank Kumar

Shashank Kumar is an Indian entrepreneur who co-founded Green Agrevolution also known as Dehaat, a start up working in the agriculture sector in India. DeHaat is a…

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Shiraz Jessa

Shiraz Jessa is the Founder of Bibimoney Global Limited, a London-based Fintech company focusing on financial inclusion in emerging markets….

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Simba Mubvuma

Simba Mubvuma is a lawyer and access to justice entrepreneur from Zimbabwe. A self-taught coder, Simba is Co-Founder at LawBasket,…

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Social Justice and the Circular Economy – with Ashish Gadnis, Co-Founder & CEO, BanQu.
As part of our 'Regenerate' channel, we are considering the role the circular economy can play in advancing the creation of resilient communities through regenerative practices, job creation and education, and the value that can be created in the health, wellbeing and human rights sectors. We spoke to Ashish, co-founder and CEO of BanQu, on how little attention is paid to the human element of circular value chains, and how the circular economy is one of the biggest opportunities we have to create an equitable world and protect our planet at the same time.
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Social Justice and the Circular Economy – with Fernando Lopez del Prado, Co-Founder, Sustaineers
As part of our 'Regenerate' channel, we are considering the role the circular economy can play in advancing the creation of resilient communities through regenerative practices, job creation and education, and the value that can be created in the health, wellbeing and human rights sectors. We spoke to Fernando, Co-Founder of Sustaineers Consultants, on the interconnection between social justice and circularity, and how we can create more opportunities in the transition from linear to circular systems.
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Social Justice and the Circular Economy – with Joyce Kamande, Co-Founder, Safi Organics.
As part of our 'Regenerate' channel, we are considering the role the circular economy can play in advancing the creation of resilient communities through regenerative practices, job creation and education, and the value that can be created in the health, wellbeing and human rights sectors. We spoke to Joyce, co-founder of Safi Organics, a social enterprise focused on the economic empowerment of rural smallholder farmers, improving their livelihoods through sustainable agriculture.
Sofie Blakstad
Sofie Blakstad

Sofie is CEO and Co-Founder of hiveonline – sustainable digital finance for the next billion. Prior to founding hiveonline, Sofie…

Stasia Mitchell
Stasia Mitchell

Stasia Mitchell is a champion for entrepreneurship and believes in the power of entrepreneurs to resolve the world’s most pressing…

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Tailor-made: how the ICRC is supporting women with disabilities in Niger
Following our discussion with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on improving the employment chances of disabled people in the world’s conflict zones, we are shining a spotlight on the organisation's work in supporting women with disabilities in Niger. This article is based on an interview between Suzy Christopher, Co-Founder of our Knowledge Partner, Untapped, and Elia Bernabeu Mira, Project Manager, Physical Rehabilitation, ICRC.
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Tariq Al Olaimy

Tariq Al-Olaimy is Co-Founder of 3BL Associates, a people and planet strategy consultancy and Think-do-Tank that was established to accelerate…

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The Fundraising Landscape for Impact-Entrepreneurs – with Alex Pitt, Co-Founder, Mustard Seed
With the pandemic changing the nature of fundraising for many impact entrepreneurs, we will be exploring market sentiment, new funding opportunities and how to better prepare for online fundraising, by speaking to members of our community with direct experience of this over the last 12 months. Alex Pitt, co-founder of Mustard Seed, shares his perspective on the fundraising landscape for impact entrepreneurs - current and future - and how start-ups can make better use of limited resources to fundraise over the next 12 months.
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The Fundraising Landscape for Impact-Entrepreneurs – with Tristan Craddock, Partner, Palatine Impact Fund
With the pandemic changing the nature of fundraising for many impact entrepreneurs, we will be exploring market sentiment, new funding opportunities and how to better prepare for online fundraising, by speaking to members of our community with direct experience of this over the last 12 months. Tristan Craddock, a partner at Palatine's impact fund, shares his experience of the explosive past 12 months, and the 'flood of investors' who are turning the tide for business looking to scale their positive impact.
Tülin Akın
Tülin Akın

Ms. Tülin Akın, Founder of TABIT Agricultural Information and Communication Technologies Inc., was brought in to action Turkey’s first communication, e-learning and…

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Vivekananda Hallekere

Vivekananda Hallekere is the co-founder and CEO of Bounce, India’s first smart urban mobility solution, with a mission of making…

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Wangiwe Joanna Kambuzi

Wangiwe Joanna Kambuzi is a social entrepreneur and community builder passionate about providing innovative solutions for socio-economic challenges in Malawi….

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Why returning citizens should be given a chance
Chance Bleu-Montgomery has turned his life around after spending 16 years in prison, now dedicating his time to focus on inclusivity and breaking down barriers for others in his position. In this article, as part of our focus on 'Second Chances', he explains why employing returning citizens can unlock the hidden potential in some of society’s most resilient and determined individuals.