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A PARIS21 Post-Crisis Podcast

Data for the People: A PARIS21 Post-Crisis Podcast PARIS21

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A PARIS21 Post-Crisis Podcast

    Katell Le Goulven - Executive Director at the INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society

    Katell Le Goulven - Executive Director at the INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society

    In recent years, there has been a growing sustainability movement. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles have emerged to play a significant role in businesses and the investment sector. “Nature is knocking at our door and urging us to take the right decisions,” says Katell Le Goulven, Executive Director, INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society, in the latest episode of PARIS21’s Data for the People podcast with Johannes Paul Jütting, Executive Head of PARIS21. Together they discuss training opportunities for the next generation of business leaders, a vision and mission to transform business education and how to harness business as a force for good.

    Additional resources:
    - Sustainability Trends Report 2021: https://str2021.generationim.com/chapters/introduction
    - ESG investing: https://ssir.org/articles/entry/the_world_may_be_better_off_without_esg_investing#
    - From profit accounting to impact accounting: https://www.insead.edu/centres/the-hoffmann-global-institute-for-business-and-society/stories/from-profit-accounting-to-impact-accounting

    • 14 min
    Wolfgang Fengler - Lead Economist at the World Bank

    Wolfgang Fengler - Lead Economist at the World Bank

    “We shouldn’t be shy, but use the numbers we have to make estimations related to COVID-19, cancer, car accidents and many other topics. Even the most basic data are better today than 20 years ago,” says Wolfgang Fengler, Lead Economist at the World Bank, in our new podcast episode with Johannes Paul Jütting, Executive Head of PARIS21. Together, they discuss the impact of COVID-19 on population growth, poverty rates as well as development in Africa & talk about why it is important to look at statistical trend lines and not just at sensational headlines.

    • 17 min
    Peter Wehrheim - Head of Food Systems and Bioeconomy at the European Commission

    Peter Wehrheim - Head of Food Systems and Bioeconomy at the European Commission

    “Bioeconomy is more than a new concept or buzzword. It is a good example of green growth and covers all sectors that rely on renewable, biological resources, for example, food systems. But in fact it goes way beyond that”, says Peter Wehrheim, Head of Food Systems and Bioeconomy at the European Commission, in our new podcast episode with Johannes Paul Jütting, Executive Head of PARIS21.

    Together they discuss the European Green Deal and the role of bioeconomy as well as data and statistics in making the transition to a healthy planet and circular economy.

    Note: The views expressed in this podcast are the sole responsibility of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission.

    • 16 min
    Anna Lerner Nesbitt - Programme Manager for Global Impact Partnerships at Facebook

    Anna Lerner Nesbitt - Programme Manager for Global Impact Partnerships at Facebook

    “In a survey by Facebook and Devex conducted last year, the majority of interviewed gender specialists cited a lack of data literacy as one of the top barriers to utilising gender data in policymaking”, says Anna Lerner Nesbitt, Programme Manager for Global Impact Partnerships at Facebook, in our new podcast episode with Johannes Paul Jütting, Executive Head of PARIS21.

    Together they discuss insights from Facebook’s survey on gender equality at home conducted online in 2020 during the pandemic, the role of tech companies in contributing to the #SDGs and official data production as well as the importance of data literacy for policymaking.

    • 14 min
    Aishath Shahuda - Chief Statistician at the National Bureau of Statistics in Maldives

    Aishath Shahuda - Chief Statistician at the National Bureau of Statistics in Maldives

    “To collect data all over Maldives, a country with over 1,000 islands – about 200 of them being inhabited – we have to travel a lot. We enjoy it and talking to citizens from the different island communities”, says Aishath Shahuda - Chief Statistician at the National Bureau of Statistics in Maldives, in our new podcast episode with Johannes Paul Jütting, Executive Head of PARIS21.

    • 14 min
    H.E. Ariunzaya Ayush - Minister of Labour and Social Protection, Government of Mongolia

    H.E. Ariunzaya Ayush - Minister of Labour and Social Protection, Government of Mongolia

    In Mongolia, we are committed to building a smart government formulating inclusive, sustainable policies based on timely data and statistics as well as partnerships between citizens, the private and the public sector ”, says H.E. Ariunzaya Ayush, Minister of Labour and Social Protection and Chairwoman of PARIS21, in our latest data talk with Johannes Paul Jütting, Executive Head of PARIS21.

    • 14 min

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