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Global Issues

 

Innovations that address global challenges such as education, environment, and health

 

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

Social Entrepreneurship

Delivering Clean Water Using Solar-Powered Pipelines

In this podcast, Benjamin describes TOHL’s rise to be a global industry leader in water logistics and infrastructure, and how it has been changing lives in the process.

Featuring Benjamin Cohen | Oct. 23, 2014 | 32 minutes
 

Technology & Design

Social Enterprise through Digital Design

In this audio lecture, Carl Bass, President and CEO of Autodesk, discusses at Social Innovation Summit 2013 the application of design to solve social problems.

Featuring Carl Bass | Oct. 23, 2014 | 23 minutes
 

Socially Responsible Business

Social Problem Solving through Innovation

This podcast, given by Chris Librie - the Senior Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at HP, describes the corporation's commitment to social responsibility.

Featuring Chris Librie | Oct. 23, 2014 | 15 minutes
 

Global Issues

From the Marine Corps to Kenya: Ending Extreme Poverty

After experience in Iraq as a part of the Marine Corps, Jake returned to business school and took on the challenge to alleviate extreme poverty. From this effort, Nuru was launched in 2008.

Featuring Jake Harriman | Oct. 23, 2014 | 13 minutes,
 

Environment

Lessons Learned From Walking to the North and South Poles

Robert Swan, an inspirational speaker who founded 2041 and the first man to walk to both global poles, addresses his audience about the relationship between passion and reaching goals.

Featuring Robert Swan | Oct. 23, 2014 | 24 minutes
 

Human Rights

Delivering Clean Water Using Solar-Powered Pipelines

TOHL was recently recognized as the winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Young Innovators category for its overwhelming social good in combating emergency situations and basic need inaccessibility.

Featuring Benjamin Cohen | Oct. 23, 2014 | 32 minutes
 

Education

Bringing Technology-Based Learning to Urban Mexico

ENOVA was recently recognized as the winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Education category for its incredible social impact.

Featuring Jorge Camil Starr | Oct. 23, 2014 | 42 minutes
 

Health

A Clear View of Social Improvement: Nazava Water Filters

Liesolette Heederick tells us about Nazava Water Filters, winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Health category for its innovative solution to lack of clean water accessibility in Indonesia.

Featuring Lieselotte Heederik | 1 | Oct. 22, 2014 | 33 minutes
 

Nonprofit Management

Stoves of Empowerment: How A Household Item is Saving Lives

Kreger describes how Potential Energy, winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Economic Empowerment category, innovatively tackles social issues as a nonprofit venture.

Featuring Michelle Kreger | Oct. 22, 2014 | 28 minutes
 

Environment

What California Can Teach Washington

At the 2013 Stanford Center for Social Innovation’s 2013 Conradin Von Gugelberg Memorial Lecture, Nichols addresses CA's cap-and-trade system and what it means for our environment.

Featuring Mary Nichols | Oct. 6, 2014 | 1 hour 21 minutes