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Podcast by The Sustainability Experts

The Sustainability Experts The Sustainability Experts

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Podcast by The Sustainability Experts

    MR Rangaswami | Founder at Indiaspora, CEF & Sand Hill Group

    MR Rangaswami | Founder at Indiaspora, CEF & Sand Hill Group

    The Sustainability Experts brings you M.R. Rangaswami, Silicon Valley tech founder, in this episode of how to build networks for impact. Rangaswami is the entrepreneur, investor, and corporate sustainability expert, renowned for his pivotal role in shaping Silicon Valley’s software industry. He is the co-founder of one of the earliest angel investment firms in Silicon Valley, Sand Hill Group. Rangaswami's initiatives include founding the Corporate Eco Forum, uniting 80 companies with over $6 trillion dollars of combined revenue towards climate action, as well as establishing Indiaspora, a nonprofit community of global Indian leaders committed to catalyzing social change.

    • 39 min
    Leah Thomas | Author, Activist, Influencer

    Leah Thomas | Author, Activist, Influencer

    In this episode, we're covering both the environmental and social aspects of sustainability with our incredible guest, Leah Thomas. Leah is the author of the book 'The Intersectional Environmentalist' and is a distinguished '30 Under 30' winner and activist. She has been featured in Vogue, CNN, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and NBC.

    Her Instagram post, 'Environmentalists for Black Lives Matter,' went viral in 2020, bringing awareness to the intersection between social justice and environmentalism. She has also hosted significant events, such as London's first Black Ecofeminist Summit, which was a sell-out success, and her ongoing series of 'Earth Summits,' which combine music with environmental education.

    • 43 min
    Raj Shah | The Rockefeller Foundation

    Raj Shah | The Rockefeller Foundation

    In this episode of The Sustainability Experts, Dr. Rajiv Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, joins us and breaks down how world leaders affect large-scale positive change and how his work has saved millions of lives. Prior to his work at Rockefeller, he was in the White House as the 16th administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID). His leadership and initiatives saved millions of lives by successfully containing the fight against Ebola, executing a successful response to the earthquake in Haiti, and improving conditions to end the famine in Somalia. In October of 2023, he released his groundbreaking book Big Bets: How Large Scale Change Happens. Learn how Dr. Shah leads to implement change in this episode of The Sustainability Experts.

    • 31 min
    The Social Dilemma

    The Social Dilemma

    The Sustainability Experts is excited to welcome, Aza Raskin, producer of the double Emmy award-winning movie on Netflix, The Social Dilemma. Trained as a mathematician and dark matter physicist, Aza is the Co-Founder for the Center for Humane Technology that is on a quest to reimagine the digital world and reduce the polarization and harms of social media. In this conversation, we talk about how companies can shape the future of the digital world, the evolution of data privacy, and the landscape we leave to future generations on the platforms we can't escape.

    • 20 min
    Venus Williams

    Venus Williams

    As former #1 in both singles and doubles, Venus Williams is revered as one of the greatest athletes in tennis. She is credited with ushering in a new era of athleticism and empowerment for women. Venus and I sat down to talk about her work in equality, entrepreneurship, and the sustainability practices she's implementing in her fashion companies to revolutionize the industry.

    • 22 min

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