18 episodes

Forces for Good, a new podcast that tells the story of economic systems change through the lens of the B Corp movement.
Building on the foundation of our pilot season (a special series created in partnership with Finding Humanity, Webby People’s Voice Award Winner for Best Series in Public Service and Activism), Forces for Good takes a hard look at how businesses are solving the biggest societal and environmental problems of our time. Host Irving Chan-Gomez (Growth & Partnerships at B Lab Global) speaks with entrepreneurs and experts on what companies are doing to move beyond buzzwords, change destructive practices across industries, and drive positive impact for people and the planet.

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Forces for Good B Lab and Hueman Group Media

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    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Forces for Good, a new podcast that tells the story of economic systems change through the lens of the B Corp movement.
Building on the foundation of our pilot season (a special series created in partnership with Finding Humanity, Webby People’s Voice Award Winner for Best Series in Public Service and Activism), Forces for Good takes a hard look at how businesses are solving the biggest societal and environmental problems of our time. Host Irving Chan-Gomez (Growth & Partnerships at B Lab Global) speaks with entrepreneurs and experts on what companies are doing to move beyond buzzwords, change destructive practices across industries, and drive positive impact for people and the planet.

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    How supporting entrepreneurs transforms communities

    How supporting entrepreneurs transforms communities

    Why don’t Black and brown entrepreneurs have the same access and opportunities as their wealthy, white counterparts?  How can access, opportunity and support empower these entrepreneurs so that their great ideas are able to thrive and make a difference in the world?
    Jay Bailey is the President and CEO of the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs. When we sat down in Aspen, we talked about how access is the key to empowering entrepreneurs and how RICE is building that access.
    Learn more about B Lab at www.bcorporation.net
    Learn more about Danone North America at Danonenorthamerica.com.
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    Produced by Hueman Group Media.

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    • 23 min
    How leaders create legacies that last

    How leaders create legacies that last

    What is philanthropy’s role in finding the next world-changing great leader? What if the solutions to some of the world's biggest problems are out there, but they just need a little help scaling? 
    Anne Welsh McNulty is the co-founder and president of the John P. and Anne Welsh McNulty Foundation.  When we sat down in Aspen, we talked about impact centered leadership, what moral courage means and how the McNulty Foundation is helping develop some of the next great problem solvers.
    Learn more about B Lab at www.bcorporation.net
    Learn more about Danone North America at Danonenorthamerica.com.
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    Produced by Hueman Group Media.

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    • 28 min
    How business purpose drives progress

    How business purpose drives progress

    Why does purpose matter? How can for profit companies have a positive impact on their communities? How are purpose and profit linked? 
    Rob Falzon is Vice Chair at Prudential Financial and a Member of the Board of Directors and Lata Reddy is Senior Vice President of Inclusive Solutions. When we sat down in Aspen, we talked about impact investing, community work, and balancing purpose in the financial sector. 
    Learn more about B Lab at www.bcorporation.net
    Learn more about Danone North America at Danonenorthamerica.com.
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    Produced by Hueman Group Media.

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    • 27 min
    How can we change the way society approaches nutrition

    How can we change the way society approaches nutrition

    How are food and justice linked? How can we change the way our society approaches nutrition? How can businesses and individuals be a part of that?
    Maya Feller is a nationally recognized, registered dietician-nutritionist who brings a culturally sensitive approach to her work. Curt Ellis is the CEO of FoodCorps, a nonprofit focused on food justice and education. When I sat down with the two of them in Aspen, we talked about how to infuse culture, connection, and community into food.
    Learn more about B Lab at www.bcorporation.net
    Learn more about Danone North America at Danonenorthamerica.com.
    Check out System Catalysts.
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    Produced by Hueman Group Media.

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    • 30 min
    How to take a solutions based approach to climate change

    How to take a solutions based approach to climate change

    As we increasingly witness the effects of climate change, what can we expect for the future of our planet? How can we mitigate these harmful effects? What is the importance of coming together to find solutions?
    Greg Gershuny is the Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Energy and Environment Program, – and co-director of Aspen Ideas Climate. When we sat down in Aspen, he underscored the importance of convening. He says coming together to drive solutions and change creates the greatest impact.
    
    Learn more about B Lab at www.bcorporation.net
    Learn more about Danone North America at Danonenorthamerica.com.
    Check out System Catalysts.
    Subscribe to our podcast. Rate and leave us a review.
    Produced by Hueman Group Media.

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    • 27 min
    How do business leaders create impact?

    How do business leaders create impact?

    How are for-profit companies changing the way businesses operate to benefit people and the planet? What challenges do they face along the way? How is B Corp certification helping? 
    Melanie Chow is the Vice President of Mission and Sustainability at Danone. When we sat down in Aspen, we had an honest conversation about how Danone is grap-pling with creating impact in an agricultural industry that demands innovation and effort.
    Danone North America is one of the world’s largest Certified B Corporations and we’ve partnered with them to bring you this live series from the Aspen Ideas Festival.
    Learn more about B Lab at www.bcorporation.net
    Learn more about Danone North America at Danonenorthamerica.com. 
    Subscribe to our podcast. Rate and leave us a review.
    Produced by Hueman Group Media.


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    • 24 min

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