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Audio lectures brought to you by Social Innovation Conversations, co-hosted by Stanford Social Innovation Review's Managing Editor Eric Nee.

Nonprofit Management

The Whole World In Our Hands

From the 2013 Nonprofit Management Institute, Kenyon explains how the intersection of mobile, social, and technology is changing nonprofits.

Featuring John Kenyon | Apr. 25, 2014 | 1 hour 7 minutes
 

Fundraising

Achieve Great Things: The Art and Science of Aspirational Narrative

In his 2013 Nonprofit Management Institute talk, Doug Hattaway outlines the components of effective campaigns: an exciting goal, motivational language, and compelling call to action.

Featuring Doug Hattaway | Apr. 23, 2014 | 1 hour 20 minutes
 

Socially Responsible Business

Social Enterprise Enables Hazelnut Farming in Bhutan

The supply chain is just as important as the product. A social entrepreneur describes his experience dealing with value-creating tools and ensuring corporate social responsibility.

Featuring Daniel Spitzer | 1 | Apr. 15, 2014 | 41 minutes
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Rodney Mullen: Innovation Doesn’t Exist In A Vacuum

Innovation can exist in even the most unlikely forms. A professional skateboarder and the CEO of a social enterprise discuss the intersection of their two fields.

Featuring Rodney Mullen & Ned Breslin | Apr. 15, 2014 | 23 minutes
 

Socially Responsible Business

Leveraging Social Innovation

Social innovations in supply chains have the potential for making an impact on a large scale. Experts describe innovations that are benefiting society and delivering economic value.

Featuring Lakshmi Karan, Nina Smith, Steven Rockhold, & Dara O'Rourke | 1 | Apr. 7, 2014 | 1 hour 11 minutes
 

Environment

Environmental Sustainability in China Advanced Through Supply Chain Transparency

Ma Jun, Director of the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, describes the positive results achieved through the China Water Pollution Map.

Featuring Ma Jun | Apr. 7, 2014 | 50 minutes
 

Environment

Environmental Sustainability through “Waste to Worth” Vision

Jill Boughton, CEO of Sustainable WasteResources International, discusses environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

Featuring Jill Boughton | Apr. 4, 2014 | 37 minutes
 

Energy

Tackling Energy Poverty With Pay-As-You-Go Solar

Lesley Marincola, CEO of Angaza Design, discusses an approach to energy poverty that helps end users afford efficient energy and lighting products.

Featuring Lesley Marincola | Mar. 10, 2014 | 20 minutes
 

Global Issues

Using Science and Social Enterprise to Improve Rice Crop Yield in India and Bangladesh

Pamela Ronald, of the University of California, Davis, talks about how her laboratory, in collaboration with other scientists, developed a variety of rice with sufficient submergence tolerance to survive severe flooding.

Featuring Pamela Ronald | Feb. 26, 2014 | 28 minutes
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Cameron Conaway: Knowing When to “Tap Out” of the Fight

For MMA fighters and social entrepreneurs alike, truly understanding failure is crucial to achieving success.

Featuring Ned Breslin & Cameron Conaway | Feb. 10, 2014 | 20 minutes