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This Week's Interview
Enver Solomon, Chief Executive of the Refugee Council. They're the oldest charity in the UK that works with refugees, founded in 1951. This episode explores the refugee crisis, the work of the Refugee Council, and consider how best to engage with policymakers, the media, and the general population to advocate for the values of compassion, humanity and fairness.
David Lynch Foundation
David Lynch, filmmaker and creative genius, joins Alberto Lidji to talk about Transcendental Meditation (TM), consciousness, his foundation’s work and the ups and downs of his personal journey. >>> More...
The Kolisi Foundation
Siya Kolisi is the Captain of the Springboks, South Africa's national rugby team. Siya and Rachel share a touching and insightful philanthropy journey.
Paul is the former global CEO of Unilever and a leading voice driving forward the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). "The moment life really starts is when you realise that it’s not about yourself". >>> More...
Global Partnership for Education
Julia Gillard is the first woman ever to serve as Australia’s Prime Minister. She joined the Global Partnership for Education as chair of the Board of Directors in 2014 after a distinguished public service career in Australia. >>> More...
Former President of Chile
Ricardo Lagos, former President of Chile, discusses Chile’s transition to democracy, his vocal stance against Augusto Pinochet, the climate crisis and the work of the Fundación Democracia y Desarrollo
President and CEO
International Rescue Committee
David is was Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom. He leads efforts to support refugees and displaced persons internationally. He notes: "So don't fall for the disempowerment that says these problems are insoluble. That's the prophecy of doom. And if your listeners want to remember that there is an organisation out there that's about solutions rather than suffering then we're it.
Bob Moritz, Global Chairman of PwC, joins Alberto Lidji to discuss stakeholder capitalism, ESG (environmental, social, governance) and how the corporate world is embracing the sustainability agenda. >>> More...
Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
"This is the time I am determined when women's voices will be heard and women's contribution will be acknowledged." Cherie Blair joins Alberto Lidji to discuss closing the gender gap in entrepreneurship. >>> More...
Co-Founder & CEO
Afam Onyema talks about transforming lives in Nigeria and sheds light on the David Oyelowo Leadership Scholarship -- David is just one of the many Hollywood celebrities who support Geanco in a meaningful way. >>> More...
Global Chairman and CEO
Carmine Di Sibio, Global Chairman and CEO of EY, joins Alberto Lidji to discuss ESG, diversity & inclusion and how being a child immigrant to the US influenced his sense of belonging and world view. >>> More...
Partners for a New Economy
Jo Swinson is the former Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the UK and joins Alberto Lidji to discuss transforming traditional economics to tackle the SDGs. Partners for a New Economy is a donor collaborative founded by the Oak, MAVA, Marisla, KR, Laudes and Ford foundations >>> More...
UK House of Lords
Co-Chair, Peers for the Planet
Baroness Helene Hayman, Member of the UK House of Lords and Co-Chair of Peers for the Planet, and Senator Mary Coyle of the Senate of Canada, join Alberto Lidji to discuss climate and political action. >>> More...
Senate of Canada
We look at international knowledge-sharing on climate action between the UK’s and Canada’s upper houses of parliament and hear how Senator Mary Coyle in Canada and Baroness Helene Hayman in the UK are collaborating and learning from each other in order to leverage their respective platforms to tackle the climate crisis. >>>More
CEO of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG),
An insightful conversation on how IHG is decarbonising one million hotel rooms in more than 100 countries and how they’re innovating to become more sustainable.
President and CEO, International Crisis Group
The International Crisis Group provides analysis and advice on how to prevent, resolve and better manage deadly conflict, combining field research, analysis and engagement with policymakers across the world in order to effect change in crisis situations.
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