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Alberto Macciani
Alberto Macciani

Alberto Macciani is the Chief Marketing Officer for Paysend, managing global branding, marketing and go-to-market for the startup Fintech corporation…

Alex Stephany
Alex Stephany

Alex Stephany is the Founder and CEO of Beam, the world’s first platform to crowdfund job training for homeless people…

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Amos Obi

Based in Nigeria, Dr. Amos is an inventor and social entrepreneur. He leads the HETAVED DIGITO EDU-PRENEURSHIP HUB, which is…

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Anitha Beberg

Anitha Beberg is the Founder and CEO of Seva Exchange, which works with organizations supporting blockchain for social impact and…

Antonia Wade
Antonia Wade

Antonia is Chief Marketing Officer of Capita – a £4bn consulting, digital services and software business employing over 60,000 people….

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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…

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…

David Katz
David Katz

David is the founder and CEO of Plastic Bank, a social enterprise helping the world stop ocean plastic while improving…

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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,…

Emma Thorne
Emma Thorne

Emma is Investment Director at Bridges Fund Management, focussing on new and existing investments within Bridges’ Sustainable Growth Funds strategy,…

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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.
Jessica Borich
Jessica Borich

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

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Kaushal Shah

Kaushal Shah set up envoPAP to make sustainable materials made out of the waste of Sugarcane fibres, which are sourced…

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Lisa MacCallum

Lisa MacCallum is founder and co-creator of Inspired Companies, an organization specializing 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…

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Myriam Sidibé

Myriam Sidibe 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, Rotarian and has over eight years of experience in the…

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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…

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 Davies

Peter Davies is the CEO & Founder of Verv. He is an engineer, software architect and tech enthusiast on a…

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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.
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….

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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 Limited (Soilless Farm lab) – where we use technology as…

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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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.
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Tariq Al Olaimy

Tariq Al-Olaimy is co-founder of 3BL Associates, a people + 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.
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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.