creating impact

102. Jojo Mehta: Making change through policy and law

In this episode, host Sue Stockdale interviews Jojo Mehta, the co-founder and executive director of Stop Ecocide International. Jojo talks about the organisations mission of advocating for the criminalisation of ecocide and make the destruction of nature a global crime. She shares her experiences and some of the obstacles she faced while inspiring and influencing…

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91. Pierre Heistein: Recording the story of the Atuel River

Pierre Heistein talks to Brendan Davis, from episode 58, about the documentary film he made telling the story of Atuel River in Mendoza region, Argentina. In 2020 there were protests against the overturning of a water protection law that had successfully kept water-intensive mining projects out of the Mendoza province, the largest wine-producing region in Latin…

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Access to Inspiration publishes its first Impact Report

The Access to Inspiration podcast has published its first Impact Report measuring the effect that the series has had on listeners, guests, and those who work on the show. The podcast which launched in 2020, is now ranked in the top 10% of shows globally, according to Listen Notes, It was co-founded as a non-profit…

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57. Results from our impact survey

When we started this podcast series, we wanted to make a difference.  So during 2021 we conducted an impact survey to evaluate our results. This episode provides the findings from the survey, including feedback from listeners, guests and our team. Sue Stockdale talks to Racheal Kigame and Salome Gathoni who volunteered to design our 2021…

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31. Anne Pleun van Eijsden: Leading a revolution in the paper industry

Anne Pleun van Eijsden talks to Sue Stockdale about her mission to create a healthy paper industry, and why she created her own rules about how to run a business, rather than following the traditional approach to being an entrepreneur. Anne is the founder of Paper on the Rocks, a scaleup that wants to create a…

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30. Milena Cvijanovich: Bringing sustainability into the world of luxury

  Milena Cvijanovich talks to Sue Stockdale about her work as a designer and architect focusing on sustainable luxury, and how inspiration plays a role in her work. Serbo-Swiss, US-educated architect, Milena has always been passionate about craftsmanship, sustainable design, alternative natural resources, social entrepreneurship and collaborative business opportunities. With a Masters in Architecture from…

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27. Nontuthuko Mgabhi: Running 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents

Sue Stockdale talks to Nontuthuko Mgabhi, General Manager Human Resources at Richards Bay Coal Terminal, South Africa, about the mindset, commitment and preparation it took to successfully run seven marathons in seven consecutive days, on seven continents in February 2020. Nontu became the first African female to complete this challenge, and in the process also…

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24. Navi Radjou: Consciously reinventing how we live and work

Over the last few months, the pandemic has caused many people to re-evaluate how they live and work. In this episode, Sue Stockdale talks to Navi Radjou about his life and experiences in India, France and USA, and how this has influenced his thinking about how business and society thinks about and practices Frugal Innovation, to do…

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20. John Miles: Improving economic prosperity for workers in Venezuela

Sue Stockdale talks to John Miles, co-founder of iWorker, about why he started up the business and how it helps generate economic prosperity for skilled workers in Venezuela and other countries that are in dire economic situations. John Miles is a Canadian entrepreneur who started his career managing a few small brick-and-mortar businesses just outside of…

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19. Nauja Bianco: Life ‘up north’- being a global Greenlander

Sue Stockdale talks to Nauja Bianco, a native Greenlander about what life is like ‘up north’ and why cultural identity is becoming more important for Greenlanders and those in the Nordic Countries. Nauja Bianco is a native Greenlander, born and raised in the capital Nuuk in Greenland.  Early on, it was quite clear that the…

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