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The Global Warning of Australia’s Wildfires

Wildfire season in Australia has brought human and environmental tragedy. It also has sent a warning to us all. “There’s a huge, really very important message for everybody in the world looking at these fires,” Matthew England, a professor of oceanography and climate at the University of New South Wales, explains in the final episode...

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Are your #SDGs looking glass half-full? Or half-empty?

It is that end-of-the-year time to take stock. Global GoalsCast doesn’t judge whether you’ve been naughty or nice. But co-hosts Edie Lush and Claudia Romo Edelman do take a look at the world in 2019 and ask whether it is still getting better, or going to hell in a handbasket, as Edie so delicately framed...

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Imagine, if you can, industry leading the way to the SDGs

“Imagine all the people, living life in peace….no need for greed or hunger, a brotherhood of man.” Those lyrics are surely familiar to you. They are from one of the most successful songs of all time, Imagine, by John Winston Lennon. Lennon, singing of his better world, voiced certainty that he “was not the only...

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‘My Number was 453’ – One migrant’s story

More than 30,000 African migrants have died crossing the Mediterranean. Ibrahim Kondeh narrowly escapes becoming one of them. But through luck and courage, he makes it across to Italy, although he pays a terrible price on the way. Claudia Romo Edelman and Edie Lush complete the story of this one migrant. “The story of migrants...

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‘We are True Heroes’ – One Migrant’s Story

His name is Ibrahim Adnan Kondeh. He is one of thousands of young African’s who have crossed the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea in search of opportunity. Thousands more have died trying. We usually hear the tragedy and the controversy about migration, as cohost Edie Lush notes. So in this episode, Global GoalsCast wants...

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Maybe the Poor won’t always be with us

Is it possible to eradicate extreme poverty? Here is the remarkable thing. For the first time in history, the answer is yes. Co-hosts Edie Lush and Claudia Romo Edelman talk about the new thinking about how to end the worst poverty. Macro solutions like growth, trade and migration still matter, a lot, they agree. But...

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Greta, CEOs join Global GoalsCast to Save the Planet

Is the zeitgeist shifting toward action to curb global warming and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals? Veteran Financial Times journalist Gillian Tett joins Edie Lush and Claudia Romo Edelman to consider that question in the aftermath of the United Nation’s climate summit and General Assembly. While the actions of governments were disappointing, they see a...

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Overview

Global GoalsCast is a podcast that inspires and empowers listeners to make the world a better place by sharing the stories of those who are advancing and achieving a more sustainable world.

Goals

On September 25, 2015 as part of a new sustainable development agenda, 193 countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved by 2030.

We Are All Human

The Global Goalscast is an initiative from the We Are All Human Foundation. The We Are All Human Foundation is dedicated to promoting diversity, radical inclusion, and equity

Show Hosts

These two experts and seasoned hosts from both sides of the Atlantic will travel the world to find inspiring efforts and discuss topics that truly matter, through an engaging and entertaining lens.

Claudia Romo Edelman

Special Advisor for UNICEF. Expert on Marketing for social causes.

Edie Lush

Executive Editor, Hub Culture Well-known journalist and communication coach..

Global GoalsCast is made possible by the kind support of Mastercard.