Global GoalsCast

Global GoalsCast

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Global GoalsCast: The Voice of a Better World
BONUS: A Sustainable Future, but also Trillions of Dollars of Opportunity
Nov 15 • 64 min
This bonus episode features an episode of Business Extra by The National AE where Global GoalsCast co-host Edie Lush and Business Extra co-hosts Mustafa Alrawi discuss the Sustainable Development Goals which are large-scale, ambitious and inspiring. They…
Stepping Up the Fight Against Extreme Poverty
Oct 25 • 35 min
The fight to end extreme poverty is one of the great success stories in the modern world as more than a billion people have risen out of extreme poverty since 1990. SDG #1 is to eliminate all extreme poverty by 2030, yet as the date gets closer the work…
BONUS: Latinx in the US Don’t Know their Power
Oct 20 • 18 min
In this episode, we share the newly-launched results of the Hispanic Sentiment Survey, showing how Hispanics are the main driver for the middle class in America, and yet underestimate their own contributions. Latinos are launching more new businesses,…
The Next Generations: We Can’t Save the World Without Them
Sep 27 • 32 min
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will make the world a better place for all, but the world cannot reach these goals without the active energy and new thinking of young people. Edie Lush and Claudia Romo Edelman explore that idea in this episode…
Stopping the Scourge of Modern Slavery: HRH Princess Eugenie of York and Julia de Boinville, Founders of the Anti-Slavery Collective
Aug 30 • 16 min
Even here in the 21stCentury human beings are still enslaved by other human beings. Hard to believe? Listen to HRH Princess Eugenie of York and her friend and colleague, Julia de Boinville, describe their campaign to stem the scourge of Modern slavery. An…
Have we made progress on the SDGs?
Jul 30 • 39 min
On this episode of Global GoalsCast, UN Foundation is taking over to discuss SDG progress, specifically in regards the High Level Political Forum, or HLPF, an event where country representatives come from all over the world to share the progress they are…
Hope and Opportunity For & From the Displaced
Jul 26 • 33 min
In the developed world, refugees are often viewed as a menace or a burden. That is just one of the myths busted in this episode of the Global Goalscast. For one thing, nine out of ten refugees don’t come to the developed world. They flee from one poor…
Creativity for Good
May 24 • 34 min
The Sustainable Development Goals have excited the creative industry - fierce rivals in marketing and communications have found common ground to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. In its June 2018 Episode, Global GoalsCast will explore the stories…
Green Miniseries Part II: The Commitment
Apr 11 • 33 min
Continue the Green Miniseries with a disheartened Robert Swan on the South Pole. After a sunken boat, $1.2M debt, and a questionable promise, discover the friendship that restores his vigor to become the first man to walk to both the North and South…
Green Miniseries Part I: The Promise
Mar 22 • 36 min
Look into the career of explorer, Robert Swan to hear how human vulnerability reflects the Earth’s fragility through his previous expeditions to the North and South poles and the inspiration they had on his passion towards climate action and the…
Building Trust in an Era of Uncertainty
Mar 8 • 31 min
This episode examines trust, which is, “the dark matter” of society, invisible yet essential to accomplishing great progress e.g. the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). From good health & well-being to reducing inequality, the SDGs require massive…
Davos GoalsCast 2018
Jan 31 • 22 min
Jimmy Wales and Richard Edelman talk to Edie Lush and Claudia Romo Edelman about the globalism vs nationalism debate at Davos and how it shapes prospects for achieving the Global Goals. Leaders from countries as different as India, Canada and France said…
Journey Across Antarctica: the Swans and Climate Change
Jan 20 • 28 min
Thirty years ago, Robert Swan walked across this icy desert to the South Pole. He tried again, departing November 2017, this time with his twenty-three-year-old son, Barney. Their goal was to highlight the importance of sustainable energy and the…
The World is on the Move
Jan 16 • 31 min
“Migrants are the ultimate agent of development,” William Lacy Swing, head of the International Office for Migration, says in this episode of Global GoalsCast. Indeed, 13 of the 17 Global Goals are linked to migration. Decisions made now about migration –…
Girls & Education
Jan 16 • 31 min
Education is the “key” and “the foundation” to improving the world, according to the United Nations. Episode 2 of Global GoalsCast explores the power of education, particularly educating girls. Lush and Romo Edelman visit two schools to show “a thousand…
Episode 0: What are the SDGs?
Jan 16 • 8 min
Can we eliminate extreme poverty while curbing climate change? Can we have more equity and more economic growth? Put simply, can we make the world a better place for all? This isn’t just some daydream you’ve probably had. It is the direct commitment made…
Trailer
Dec 26, 2017 • 1 min
Get a taste of father-son explorer team, Robert and Barney Swan’s 600-mile trek across the South Pole using only renewable energy sources. Hear the emotional, mental, and physical hardships faced during this perilous journey while they also witnessed the…