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Sustainable Development is no longer an option but an imperative. To learn from leaders in this space and stay tuned regarding latest progress and trends, subscribe to the definitive podcast channel - #GoImpactChats Hosted by Helene Li and Dominic HalpinCurated by GoImpact Powered by TechNative

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Sustainable Development is no longer an option but an imperative. To learn from leaders in this space and stay tuned regarding latest progress and trends, subscribe to the definitive podcast channel - #GoImpactChats Hosted by Helene Li and Dominic HalpinCurated by GoImpact Powered by TechNative

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Episodes

Ep.14: Alexandre Lazarow, Investment Director of Cathy Innovation. Capital for Good: is CoVid an accelerator

4/29/2020
Startups have changed the world. In the United States, many startups, such as Tesla, Apple, and Amazon, have become household names. The economic value of startups has doubled since 1992 and is projected to double again in the next fifteen years. For decades, the hot center of this phenomenon has been Silicon Valley. This is changing fast. Thanks to technology, startups are now taking root everywhere, from Delhi to Detroit to Nairobi to São Paulo. Yet despite this globalization of startup...

Duration:00:11:44

Ep.13: Kelvin Cheung, Chief Research & Development Officer of NOIZ

12/4/2019
Like many inventors, when there is a good idea you don’t stop and you keep pushing until you perfect it. With this never give up mentality, Kelvin is one of the curators for a non-profit project called ZION Village. It is a sustainable smart village made of container homes, powered by solar energy and cryptomining technology. The project is at its early stage and located at Science Park in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. With blockchain and other emerging technologies, Kelvin aims to solve some...

Duration:00:17:40

Ep.12: Helen Hai, Head of Binance Charity Foundation

10/30/2019
In this podcast, you will learn real applications of Blockchain For Good and how it can solve some of the social issues. Stepping into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, advancements in technology could also be used to close the social gap. At Binance Charity Foundation, Helen’s work is to spearhead the economic transformation of the bottom billions in Africa. Offering a solution to build financial infrastructure and transparency to tackle a very common issue in philanthropy, leaking basket...

Duration:00:24:13

Ep.11: Simon Cocking, Chief Editor of Irish Tech News

10/9/2019
In this discussion, Simon will share a range of cases on how technology is doing good by solving some of the world’s greatest problems. Moving beyond the rhetoric, we should focus on bringing people together through decisions and actions, this means the leadership we channel need to display a better sense of urgency and purpose that is more than financial gains. Again, technology is always neutral and it depends on how we use it. Tune in to get the full experience sharing and learn what are...

Duration:00:17:19

Ep.10: Rodney Schwartz, CEO of ClearlySo and John Lloyd, Chief Marketing Officer

9/25/2019
In this exchange, you will learn how impact investing has evolved and become mainstream among institutional investors and family offices in Europe. In the early days, it was only a selected few who seek businesses that bring long term value and sustainable impact. As time progresses, Next Gens also plays a pivotal role in mobilising more capital into this space as they see first hand the immediate effects of climate change and how it is affecting all of us. Additionally, the ClearlySo team...

Duration:00:23:50

Ep.9: David Kim, CEO and Co-Founder of Blue Block Capital

9/11/2019
Data goes hand in hand with sustainability, without it, people cannot assess a company’s ESG performance. In this podcast, David will share how the data gap can be closed and how emerging technology like Blockchain can help. Looking back, business is built on trust and personal relationships. In today's business world, we transact over the internet and trust is built on the data we receive. It leads us to ask questions like whether we can trust this data, how can we verify it and more. To...

Duration:00:18:38

Ep.8: Debra Ruh, CEO and Founder of Ruh Global IMPACT

8/28/2019
It requires continuous awareness and education in society to truly embrace inclusion. In this episode, you will learn how Debra is closing the gap on this agenda. Inclusion plays a big part in developing new technologies such as AI. If we don’t pay attention to unconscious bias, we will program it into the technology. It can continue to hold back millions of people. Imagine a young girl playing with a toy that is trained by male programmers. The toy asked, “What do you want to be when you...

Duration:00:22:18

Ep.7: Ellie Tang, Head of Sustainability at New World Development Company Limited

8/14/2019
Ellie believes that embracing sustainability will create long-term value for the company and their clients. In this podcast, she shares how New World Development aspires to build a better society through innovation and sustainable growth. To do so, the company incorporates this agenda across all business units, making it a key priority and launches different programs. ESG is not just a box-ticking exercise. It is used as a benchmark to drive the business forward, like the engine of a car and...

Duration:00:21:24

Ep.6: Spiros Margaris, Founder of Margaris Ventures

7/24/2019
Spiros Margaris, venture capitalist, futurist, keynote speaker and senior advisor (some of the advisory mandates: wefox Group, SparkLabs Global, MediaStalker, GOKONG, Yield Growth and F10 Accelerator), is the Founder of Margaris Ventures, and is the first international influencer to achieve ‘The Triple Crown’ ranking. He was ranked the international No.1 FinTech, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) influencer by Onalytica. Also he is frequently being named on the top three positions...

Duration:00:19:37

Ep.5: Nigel Walsh, Partner at Deloitte Digital

7/10/2019
As a Partner in Deloitte Digital, Nigel Walsh leads disruptive technology within insurance for the firm. You can hear him regularly on the InsurTech insider's podcast where he co-hosts the show and read his insight where he has been selected as one of the many co-authors for the recent best-selling InsurTech book. Titled Frictionless Insurance in a Land of Utility, his chapter focuses on the intersection of customer experience and the rise of the sharing economy. Nigel has a background in...

Duration:00:19:34

Ep.4: Richard Peers, Senior Director Financial Services Industry at Microsoft

6/19/2019
Richard Peers leads Microsoft’s WW Industry team for Retail/Private and Wealth Banking. He has spent the last 22 years at Microsoft in sales, services and marketing leadership, with the last eight years deeply engaged with clients, Fintech’s and partners in Financial Services. Working on projects and engaging with leadership teams he brings an up to the minute insight on the vision and the practicalities of “Digital Banking Transformation”. Support the show (http://goimpact.today)

Duration:00:29:45

Ep.3: Sally Eaves, CEO and Founder of Aspirational Futures

6/5/2019
In episode 3, Sally shares her insights on how to bridge the gap between talk and action in making an impact in education through adopting frontier technology. In her experience, people from different positions must come together and collaborate on ideas. Frontier technology is only one piece of the puzzle. Collectively, infrastructure problems such as limitations in accessing the internet and mobile technology must be addressed in tandem. Support the show (http://goimpact.today)

Duration:00:18:18

Ep.2: Curtis S. Chin, Milken Institute Asia Fellow and former U.S. Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank.

5/22/2019
In this episode, Curtis shared what it means to pursue the portfolio life by contributing across sectors. Follow his journey of inclusion and equity, through a portfolio life in and out of the public and private sectors. With his extensive travels, Curtis always gets asked how a country can be the new “BRIC” where emerging economies once seen as drivers of global growth. He would say worry less about the BRIC and focus on finding the right balance when it comes to the battle of the “little...

Duration:00:27:48

Ep.1: Charles d'Haussy, Director of Strategic Initiatives at ConsenSys

5/8/2019
In this episode, we chat with Charles on how blockchain is beyond cryptocurrencies and how it helps accelerate sustainable development. We touch on real applications contributing to climate actions, luxury sector's philanthropic giving and how Tech For Good is indeed possible. Support the show (http://goimpact.today)

Duration:00:13:28

Welcome to GoImpact Chats

4/29/2019
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Duration:00:00:22