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Meaningful Business sets out to discover how global business leaders are championing purpose, people and planet alongside profit, what exactly a meaningful business is, and how to lead one.Across the years, HotTopics.HT has been speaking to some of the most influential leaders across industries, from executives to investors, high-growth startup founders and industry experts.We’ve asked them: what technologies are fuelling their success; how they motivate employees to work productively; how they deliver world class customer experience; and where they’re looking to secure growth. But now, we’re asking why. Consumers are demanding more from brands, not just continued excellence in experience and design, but knowledge that its products or services contribute something to society. In fact, 60 percent of consumers will stop buying from a company if they disagree with their stance on a social issue. So businesses need to find their meaning. The question is how.Find out how only on HotTopics’ Meaningful Business podcast, with Peter Stojanovic, Deputy Editor at HotTopics.HT.

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    • 4.7 • 11 Ratings

Meaningful Business sets out to discover how global business leaders are championing purpose, people and planet alongside profit, what exactly a meaningful business is, and how to lead one.Across the years, HotTopics.HT has been speaking to some of the most influential leaders across industries, from executives to investors, high-growth startup founders and industry experts.We’ve asked them: what technologies are fuelling their success; how they motivate employees to work productively; how they deliver world class customer experience; and where they’re looking to secure growth. But now, we’re asking why. Consumers are demanding more from brands, not just continued excellence in experience and design, but knowledge that its products or services contribute something to society. In fact, 60 percent of consumers will stop buying from a company if they disagree with their stance on a social issue. So businesses need to find their meaning. The question is how.Find out how only on HotTopics’ Meaningful Business podcast, with Peter Stojanovic, Deputy Editor at HotTopics.HT.

    Data for good: How a Traditional Data Insights Brand Turned Purposeful

    Data for good: How a Traditional Data Insights Brand Turned Purposeful

    A data visualization brand has become one of the first to set up a purpose enterprise for nonprofits, how?

    • 28 min
    Dame Stephanie Shirley: Interview with a Technology Pioneer and Diversity Champion

    Dame Stephanie Shirley: Interview with a Technology Pioneer and Diversity Champion

    Dame Stephanie Shirely reveals her often turbulent, inspirational story of escape, entrepreneurialism, fortune and philanthropy.

    • 31 min
    The Heart of Purpose: How to Become a B Corp Organization

    The Heart of Purpose: How to Become a B Corp Organization

    An interview with B Labs UK, the charity set up to advise and guide companies seeking B Corp classification.

    • 37 min
    Greenpeace and the Charity Sector Amid the Rise of the 'Purposeful Business'

    Greenpeace and the Charity Sector Amid the Rise of the 'Purposeful Business'

    How Greenpeace's International Political Director views the rise of the purposeful business

    • 35 min
    The Ethics of AI and Machine Learning

    The Ethics of AI and Machine Learning

    As the purposeful business trend continues to march, how can entrepreneurs square using AI within positive ethical contexts if they don’t know the full impact of the emerging technology?

    • 37 min
    Flagship Pioneering Venture Partner: Matching Researchers and Global Challenges

    Flagship Pioneering Venture Partner: Matching Researchers and Global Challenges

    GSK's former Chief Immunology Officer now heads an organization that matches MIT-researchers and global health challenges

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Victoria IB ,

Enlightening but digestible.

A new take on an increasingly relevant topic. Fantastic guests so far with refreshing experiences and ideas to share that I would never have previously considered. A well structured and very easily consumed podcast!

Ella Fearne ,

Insightful and to the point

Really informative. Intelligence Squared was a great choice for a first interview. A personable ‘behind the scenes’ of how today’s most interesting businesses make working towards a better world work for them.

sj101010 ,

Top class and informative

This podcast is the perfect listen for people interested in tech and the mindset behind the most powerful business innovators on earth. A great way to start my day!!

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