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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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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.

    Deadly Prescriptions | Why are 128,000 Americans dying each year by taking their prescribed medications?

    Deadly Prescriptions | Why are 128,000 Americans dying each year by taking their prescribed medications?

    How can we use chemical analysis of batch medication to save thousands of lives?

    128,000 Americans die each year as a result of taking prescribed medications. David Light co-founded Valisure, the company that is bringing transparency and increased quality to the pharmaceutical industry. Hear what David has to say.

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

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    • 23 min
    Rapid Reforestation | How can we revive 7 million acres of trees lost each year to wildfires?

    Rapid Reforestation | How can we revive 7 million acres of trees lost each year to wildfires?

    How can we use rapid reforestation to revive 7 million acres of trees lost each year in the U.S. alone to wildfires? Hear what Grant Canary, founder & CEO at DroneSeed, has to say.

    Fire severity and frequency is only worsening with climate change. Grant Canary founded the company that aims to make reforestation scalable and mitigate climate change.

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

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    • 21 min
    Concrete Contamination | How can we reduce the 4 billion pounds of CO2 that the concrete manufacturing process emits annually?

    Concrete Contamination | How can we reduce the 4 billion pounds of CO2 that the concrete manufacturing process emits annually?

    What can we do to reduce the carbon footprint of the concrete manufacturing process?

    Hear what Robert Niven, CEO and Founder of CarbonCure, has to say.

    The concrete industry produces more than 4 billion tonnes of cement, which accounts for approximately 8% of the global CO2 emissions. Robert sheds some light on CarbonCure, a company that is single-handedly reducing the industry’s carbon footprint by using recycled CO2 to improve the manufacturing process.

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

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    • 27 min
    Pervasive Plastic | How can we turn off the plastic tap?

    Pervasive Plastic | How can we turn off the plastic tap?

    How can we slow the production of single-use plastics with sustainable alternatives?

    Hear what Sian Sutherland, Co-founder of A Plastic Planet, has to say.

    Around 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced since the 1950s - that’s more than the weight of 800,000 Eiffel Towers. And how much of that has been recycled? Only 9%. Sian talks about A Plastic Planet, a company that is igniting and inspiring industry change from within, through initiatives, campaigns and events.

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

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    • 24 min
    Social Isolation | How can we reduce the destructive impact of prisoner isolation?

    Social Isolation | How can we reduce the destructive impact of prisoner isolation?

    Can we keep prisoners connected to their support systems in the outside world?

    Hear what Frederick Hutson, Founder of Pigeonly, has to say.

    75% of prisoners in the U.S. are rearrested within five years of release. Studies have routinely shown that prisoners who maintain contact with their family and loved ones have better post-release results, as well as a lower rate of reincarceration. Frederick shares his own experience with incarceration leading him to create Pigeonly; a platform that makes it easy and affordable for families to search, find and communicate with an incarcerated loved one.

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

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    • 28 min
    Deforestation | How can we catch illegal loggers in real-time?

    Deforestation | How can we catch illegal loggers in real-time?

    How do we stop deforestation in remote areas of the world?
    Hear what Topher White, Founder and CEO of Rainforest Connection has to say.

    Deforestation accounts for 17% of all global carbon emissions and wreaks havoc throughout the entire planet’s ecosystem. Topher White has created a simple, yet incredibly effective way, of stopping the people responsible for illegal logging in their tracks.

    If you would like to donate, volunteer, or learn more, visit rfcx.org.

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    • 34 min

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