Luther Ragin, Jr., Vice President of Investments for The F.B. Heron Foundation, explains how the mission-related investment approach can harness a foundation's financial power to maximize its social return. From the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford.
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"Moving the World" is a partnership between logistics company TNT and the United Nations World Food Programme, the world's largest humanitarian aid agency. Together they provide food aid to an average of 90 million people, including 56 million hungry children, in more than 80 countries. Speaking at the Stanford Effective Disruption Management Seminar, Moving the World Director Ludo Oelrich explains in this audio lecture how the benefits of this association play out both ways.
Jon Olson has put Intel's supply chain expertise at John Rickard's disposal to bring his organization, International Rescue Committee, to the next level. Speaking together at the Stanford Effective Disruption Management Seminar, they explain in this audio lecture how the supply chain knowledge and frameworks developed in a corporate environment can go a long way when applied to the logistic issues faced by humanitarian disaster relief agencies.
Speaking at the Stanford Effective Disruption Management Seminar, Gail Neudorf talks in this audio lecture about some of the challenges and issues faced by humanitarian disaster relief operations.
Adele Martz explains in this audio lecture how risk management puts GM at a competitive advantage to an audience of disaster relief operation actors gathered for the Stanford Effective Disruption Management Seminar.
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Randy Martin has been in the business of humanitarian disaster relief for 25 years. In this audio lecture recorded at the Stanford Effective Disruption Management Seminar, Martin shares some of the lessons he has learned on the front lines and investigates possible collaborations across sectors to enhance disaster relief operations.
In this audio lecture, Leslie Lamb shares her company's approach to risk management with some of the main actors in humanitarian disaster relief operations gathered at the Stanford Effective Disruption Management Seminar.
In 2005, marathoner, juggler, and unicyclist Zach Warren traveled to Afghanistan to help children recover from the traumas of war, as part of the Afghan Mobile Mini Circus for Children. In this audio interview, Warren shares with Globeshakers host Tim Zak his observations about what it takes to rebuild an entire country.
In this audio lecture, Lynn Fritz, a few days after hurricane Katrina hit, shares his vision for the enhancement of disaster relief operations to a floor of highly engaged humanitarian disaster relief actors gathered at the Stanford Effective Disruption Management Seminar.
As "chief architect" of PixelCorps, Alex Lindsay created a guild for the next generation of craftsmen: digital craftsmen. In this audio interview, Lindsay describes to Globeshakers host Tim Zak how PixelCorps is currently transferring skills in digital imaging and animation to regions in the developing world so that their workforces can capitalize on the coming media revolution.