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Hear from leaders taking on humanity’s biggest problems. From our education, to our health, to our equality, to our security and much more, we uncover initiatives and technologies pushing for a sustainable future for all.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 24 Ratings

Hear from leaders taking on humanity’s biggest problems. From our education, to our health, to our equality, to our security and much more, we uncover initiatives and technologies pushing for a sustainable future for all.

    End of Season 1

    End of Season 1

    Season 1 has come to a wrap and I want to thank you all for the support and love! We are already beginning preparations for Season 2 so stay tuned!

    In the meantime, if your circumstances allow, let's continue helping others by staying in doors and social distancing during this COVID outbreak. I hope you and your families are safe and healthy. We deeply appreciate and thank all the first responders who day in and day out are fighting this health crisis. We will get through this and things will get better. Much love! Alejandro 


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    • 47 sec
    Gun Violence | Only 20% of Gun-Related Incidents are Reported to the Police

    Gun Violence | Only 20% of Gun-Related Incidents are Reported to the Police

    How can we help lower gun violence rates and victims across America? Listen to what Ralph Clark, the CEO of ShotSpotter, has to say about it. Only 20% of gun-related incidents are ever reported to the police on average. Due to this ever-growing issue in America, ShotSpotter detects, locates, and alerts local police of live gunshots.

    Want to learn more? Visit https://www.shotspotter.com/

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    • 28 min
    Low-Quality Childcare | How do we improve conditions for the 6 million children currently in substandard care?

    Low-Quality Childcare | How do we improve conditions for the 6 million children currently in substandard care?

    What can we do to make it easier for families in the modern world to find quality childcare? Hear what Rachel Carrell, CEO and Founder of Koru Kids, has to say.

    Approximately half of the 12 million infants and toddlers in the United States are regularly under non-parental care. 93% of those 6 million children under the age of 3 are in care that is low to mediocre quality. Koru Kids is helping families find exceptional childcare that encourages positive child-development.

    If you would like to learn more, visit korukids.co.uk/

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    • 20 min
    Supply Chain Transparency | How do we ensure that coffee, a $100 billion market, is following a sustainable and ethical network?

    Supply Chain Transparency | How do we ensure that coffee, a $100 billion market, is following a sustainable and ethical network?

    Can we track the supply chain of these large commodities to eliminate the uncertainty around fair practices? Hear what Daniel Jones, CEO and Founder of Bext360, has to say.

    Coffee is a $100 billion market and the second largest traded commodity in the world, yet the producers of this commodity can barely make a living wage.

    Daniel talks about Bext360, a company that is implementing blockchain technology to create traceability and transparency along the supply chain, to ensure fair wages, sustainability and ethical business practices.

    If you would like to learn more, visit bext360.com

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    • 27 min
    Fork to Farm | How can Americans save up to $165 billion annually by using food waste more efficiently?

    Fork to Farm | How can Americans save up to $165 billion annually by using food waste more efficiently?

    Every year, consumers in developed countries waste approximately 222 million tons of food. That is as much as the entire net food production of sub-Saharan Africa.

    Daniel Morash, founder of California Safe Soil, shares how we can cut back on food waste while using what is wasted more efficiently with our host, Alejandro Garcia-Amaya

    If you would like to learn more, visit https://www.calsafesoil.com.

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    • 20 min
    Inefficient Governance | How can we save $3.5 trillion a year by improving government systems?

    Inefficient Governance | How can we save $3.5 trillion a year by improving government systems?

    What can we do to improve the effectiveness of government and build smarter cities? Hear what Jesús Cepeda, Founder of OS City, has to say.

    More than 80% of the global GDP is generated in cities, yet most cities struggle with outdated infrastructures, inefficient processes and corruption. OS City, is implementing technology services that will improve government efficiency through digitization. If you would like to learn more, visit os.city

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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Juana Poareo ,

Informative and engaging

Alejandro has great rapport with his guests, all who have an active hand in bettering society. From cyberbullying to gun violence, he sheds a harsh light on our glaring problems, issues that affect every single person on this planet. Everyone should listen to this podcast. Highly recommended!

AppProfeshRaterSkater ,

Honestly just here for the black T-shirt

Content is good, cover photo is great

Belezamenina ,

Important conversations we need to be having

This is an inspiring and informative show that’s covering incredibly important topics!

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