Tag: society

How farming could employ Africa’s young workforce — and help build peace | Kola Masha

How farming could employ Africa’s young workforce — and help build peace | Kola Masha

Since 1997, researchers at the University of Sussex have monitored global trends in armed conflict. Their research clearly shows that in Africa, over the last 10 years, armed conflict has gone up by sevenfold. Let’s think about that:…

Read More »

What really motivates people to be honest in business | Alexander Wagner

What really motivates people to be honest in business | Alexander Wagner

How many companies have you interacted with today? Well, you got up in the morning, took a shower, washed your hair, used a hair dryer, ate breakfast — ate cereals, fruit, yogurt, whatever — had coffee — tea….

Read More »

The business benefits of doing good | Wendy Woods

The business benefits of doing good | Wendy Woods

A few years ago, all the developed countries in the world — the wealthier ones — and all of the charities together donated about 200 billion dollars to developing countries in the world — the ones that bear…

Read More »

Sex worker – the truth behind the smile | Antoinette Welch | TEDxAntioch

Sex worker – the truth behind the smile | Antoinette Welch | TEDxAntioch

Translator: Jeesun Youn Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Do you know what I dreamed of being when I was a little girl? I dreamed of being a police officer, and it came true. I spent the first 14…

Read More »

Ai-jen Poo | Re-imagining the narrative about domestic workers | 2019 Skoll World Forum

Ai-jen Poo | Re-imagining the narrative about domestic workers | 2019 Skoll World Forum
Read More »

Profit or Purpose?

No Picture

Why do businesses exist? To earn profits? Or to serve a purpose? Now the conventional view is that businesses exist solely to make profits. But this leads to some concerns that businesses are not serving society and therefore…

Read More »

What do sex workers want? | Juno Mac | TEDxEastEnd

What do sex workers want? | Juno Mac | TEDxEastEnd

Translator: Camille Martínez Reviewer: Ivana Korom I want to talk about sex for money. I’m not like most of the people you’ll have heard speaking about prostitution before. I’m not a police officer or a social worker. I’m…

Read More »

The price of a “clean” internet | Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck

The price of a “clean” internet | Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta [This talk contains mature content] Moritz Riesewieck: On March 23, 2013, users worldwide discovered in their news feed a video of a young girl being raped by an older man. Before this…

Read More »

S. Korea ranks 36th among 58 countries for ease of women to run business, U.S. tops list

S. Korea ranks 36th among 58 countries for ease of women to run business, U.S. tops list

South Korea has been ranked the 36th best place among 58 countries for women to run a business MasterCard says South Korea scored 50 out of 100 and its index of women entrepreneurs that evaluates the business environment…

Read More »

The business case for working with your toughest critics | Bob Langert

The business case for working with your toughest critics | Bob Langert

Who remembers this infamous Styrofoam container? (Applause) Well, it sure changed me, it changed my company, and it started a revelatory journey about how adversaries can be your best allies. You know, back in the late ’80s, this…

Read More »