How did a kid from a London council estate end up advising the UN on inclusion? In this episode of the Good Leaders Podcast, Tim West speaks to social entrepreneur Atif Choudhury, founder of Zaytoun and Diversity & Ability.
He’s spent two decades building the infrastructure for venture philanthropy. As he retires at last, Doug Miller reveals what triggered his passion, why “skin in the game” matters – and why today's “1920s model” of funding needs to ramp up fast.
What makes a good leader? At Pioneers Post, we’re interested in a specific kind of leader: those who are both trying to make a difference and doing business differently. This month: Alice Williams of the award-winning Luminary Bakery.
INTERVIEW: How do you ensure that the money shareholders make from investing in your business is used for positive impact? A pioneering ‘equity for good’ deal backed by Heineken and Paul Polman aims to avoid unintended negative consequences.
INTERVIEW: Putting a price tag on a company’s social and environmental impact is the only way to demonstrate its true profit and loss, believes Sir Ronald Cohen, who is now focusing on driving forward the next accounting revolution.
Maya Juwita has spent her career empowering women in the workplace in Indonesia. Using her experience and vast network, she’s now supporting businesses to be more inclusive and apply a gender lens to their policies and practices.
INTERVIEW: Founded in 1990s eastern Europe, NESsT is still helping high-impact organisations to grow, and not rely on grants. We hear how it makes extra efforts to track its own impact – and how a new fund is tackling LGBTQIA+ discrimination.
What makes a good leader? At Pioneers Post, we’re interested in a specific kind of leader: those who are both trying to make a difference and doing business differently. This month: award-winning founder, Susan Aktemel.