Global GoalsCast

Global GoalsCast
Global GoalsCast: The Voice of a Better World
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…
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…