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Creativity for Good

“Well, the fundamentals are that we believe creativity drives awareness in a far stronger way than any other approach you can use.” – Terry Savage, Chairman of the Cannes Lions The Sustainable Development Goals have excited the creative industry – fierce rivals in marketing and communications have found common ground to tackle the world’s biggest challenges.  Because of the…

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A Sustainable Future But Also Trillions of Dollars of Opportunity

A sustainable future but also trillions of dollars of opportunity Co-hosts Mustafa Alrawi and Edie Lush of Global GoalsCast discuss the Sustainable Development Goals which are large-scale, ambitious and inspiring. They are also changing the way we seek out investment opportunities as we move to meet this defined future with over $12 trillion up for…

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Robert & Barney Swan

Green Miniseries Part I: The Promise March 22, 2018 globalgoalscast 00:36:07 ‘The draw was the place itself, the tragedy, the drama, the story, the diaries of Scott.  There is no edge, there are no lies because it wants you dead.’ Robert Swan Approximately 61% of all fresh water on the Earth is held in Antarctica. …

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Green Miniseries Part II: The Commitment

‘This ice was melting 4 months before it ever had melted and it was terrifying.  That, for me, was the beginning of saying ‘this is happening!’ Robert Swan In celebration of Earth Day, Global GoalsCast will release the second episode of the Green Miniseries. In this episode, join veteran explorer,  Robert Swan on the bottom…

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Green Miniseries Part I: The Promise

‘The draw was the place itself, the tragedy, the drama, the story, the diaries of Scott.  There is no edge, there are no lies because it wants you dead.’ Robert Swan Approximately 61% of all fresh water on the Earth is held in Antarctica.  The melting ice in Antarctica is a symptom of global warming,…

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Building Trust in an Era of Uncertainty

From curbing climate change to reducing inequality, the Sustainable Development Goals require cooperation beyond anything the world has ever achieved before. This necessary coordinated effect makes the goals out of reach unless peoples and countries work together. But how is that possible in an era of distrust? Global GoalsCast examines trust as it is, as…

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Davos GoalsCast 2018

Jimmy Wales and Richard Edelman talk to Edie Lush and Claudia Romo Edelman about the globalism vs nationalism debate at Davos and how it shapes prospects for achieving the Global Goals. Leaders from countries as different as India, Canada and France said the global economic system isn’t working. Fix the roof while the sun is…

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Journey Across Antarctica: the Swans and Climate Change

The interior of the Antarctic is among the most inhospitable places on the planet. The air is fierce, thin (10,000 feet) and lethally cold. Thirty years ago, Robert Swan walked across this icy desert to the South Pole. He tried again, departing November 2017, this time with his twenty-three-year-old son, Barney. Their goal was to…

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The World is on the Move

“Migrants are the ultimate agent of development,” William Lacy Swing, head of the International Office for Migration, says in this episode of Global GoalsCast.  Indeed, 13 of the 17 Global Goals are linked to migration.  “We can’t achieve the Global Goals without encouraging people to move around,” says co-host, Edie Lush. Decisions made now about…

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Want to change the world? Educate girls

Want to change the world? Educate Girls. Education is the “key” and “the foundation” to improving the world, according to the United Nations. Episode 2 of Global GoalsCast explores the power of education, particularly educating girls. “Keeping girls in school makes a huge difference,” says co-host Edie Lush. “This is probably the single most powerful…

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