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Hear from energy pioneers from across the globe who are accelerating the shift to clean energy by making their own electric power for their homes, offices, and communities. Join TED speaker and Solar Inventions CEO Bill Nussey and co-host Sam Easterby as they talk to the individuals who are disrupting the century-old grid monopoly and making clean, local energy a reality. Visit FreeingEnergy.com for more.
 
Join leading outdoor arts organisation Wild Rumpus as we venture into unchartered territory. 2019 marked the biggest change in our 10-year history. We expanded our woodland home to include a 16th Century farmhouse in rural Cheshire and are setting up The Forge, a pioneering and exploratory place where art and culture meet the natural world. Join us as we transform Ashbank Farm, build a kitchen garden, raise chickens, and of course carry on producing our award-winning events. And now, in 2020 ...
 
Welcome to E Co. Sound bites - Nourishing your climate finance knowledge. We answer questions and discuss topics related to effective project design for low-carbon, climate-resilient projects and programmes. You’ll hear from our very own E Co. consultants, clients and partners, across the globe. Our current series, Conversations with Accredited Entities, we speak with those who have recently had their their Green Climate Fund projects approved, to look behind the curtain to take a look at th ...
 
Across the world, renewable energy is creating a distributed, digitized revolution in the way communities produce and consume power. Join Power for All as we talk to the people working on the front lines of bringing electricity to nearly 1 billion mostly rural poor by 2030, the UN deadline for achieving universal energy access. Designed to stimulate discussion through in-depth interviews, informed analysis and powerful stories, the podcast highlights the trends, latest innovations, research, ...
 
Mike Betts from the Food and Agriculture Innovators Podcast and formerly Investment Director at AgFunder sits down to interview entrepreneurs, investors and stakeholders from around the world building technology innovation to sustainably and profitably improve the global food system. Discover untold stories about how companies have been built, technologies on the horizon, where investors are seeing opportunities, and the challenges and opportunities abundant today as we work to feed the grow ...
 
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Innovation Forum’s Toby Webb and Peter Stanbury talk about why entire value chains have to be sustainable and that a narrow focus just on smallholder farmers in isolation is not the best approach. They discuss some of the factors that encourage more resilient rural development and farm income encompassing market forces – including a necessary move …
 
Launching the Sustainable Apparel Barometer 2021, this webinar features discussion of the challenges and opportunities in viscose production, how transparency in the cotton sector is evolving and what needs to be done to drive greater social compliance within apparel supply chains. An expert panel lay out the findings of the new research and share …
 
In part two of this special interview, global renewable energy leader Michael Liebreich breaks down the core elements driving the shift to a net-zero economy and how public policy and finance influence the rate of change. Plus, Liebreich shares insights on startups and what shapes his investment strategies.…
 
Professor Stephen Macekura explores how ideas of economic growth came into being across the 20th century world --and the types of politics and political conflicts that they have engendered across the world. He explores the work of those thinkers who have criticized and doubted the virtues of the notion of limitless growth, and in particular, those …
 
This week: Xavier Roussel, sustainability and marketing director at Dole Foods, talks with Innovation Forum’s Toby Webb about how technology is changing how brands can engage with their consumers. Virtual reality and interactivity are to the fore as consumers become better informed, and increasingly expect to know where products come from and how t…
 
Jason Glaser, co-founder and CEO of La Isla Network talks with Ian Welsh about the real dangers for outdoor workers, including in agricultural supply chains, from increased heat stress while in the field or on construction sites. They discuss the potential impacts of climate change and how these risks are spreading to previously temperate latitudes…
 
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In this episode of the Power for All's Integrated Energy podcast series, Kristina Skierka, founder and CEO of Power for All speaks with Dan Klinck, CEO of East African Power, an integrated renewable energy development company delivering affordable clean energy in sub-Saharan Africa. Dan explains his entrepreneurial and career journey, the importanc…
 
This week: La Rhea Pepper, Claire Bergkamp and Morgan Stoneburner from Textile Exchange talk with Toby Webb about developing more sustainable polyester for the apparel sector, the rise of chemical recycling and other transitions in infrastructure necessary to grow the market for recycled material at scale. And, news about the launch of Innovation F…
 
At the recent Innovation Forum Future of Food conference, Nicko Debenham, vice president and head of sustainability at Barry Callebaut, and Taco Terheijden, director, cocoa sustainability at Cargill and talked about supply chain traceability and use of data with Toby Webb. They discussed the importance of getting quality data about smallholder farm…
 
E Co. Sound bites is our podcast where we answer questions and discuss topics related to climate finance and project design for low carbon, climate-resilient programmes. You’ll hear from our very own E Co. consultants, clients and partners, across the globe. In this series, Conversations with Accredited Entities, Dr Grant Ballard-Tremeer will be si…
 
In this first of a two part interview, host Bill Nussey talks with the founder, chairman and CEO of Liebreich Associates and founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Michael Liebreich. This world-renowned thinker, investor, philanthropist and much sought after advisor, weighs in on the renewable energy solutions we should all pay attention to and w…
 
This week: Nestlé’s Jodie Roussell, senior public affairs manager for packaging and sustainability, talks about challenges developing lower-impact packaging and thinking about how to encourage re-use and refill solutions, and the dangers of unintended consequences of simply switching away from using plastic. Plus, an update from Innovation Forum’s …
 
Daniel Baertschi, food and agriculture sector lead at Quantis, argues the case for developing a whole-system approach to developing food supply that is less impactful. Talking with Innovation Forum’s Ian Welsh, he points out some practical steps in product diversification and ingredient sourcing that can make a big difference, including thinking mo…
 
In an interview done earlier this year, long time climate activist James Cameron provides a fascinating insider’s perspective the on the COP— highlighting the highs and lows of various COPs over the last thirty years or so—and the COP’s greatest achievements—against a background of slow but growing momentum in the private and public sphere to deal …
 
Have you ever dated a guy or lady who at first looked at you like you were magic but then soon after seemed indifferent to you? Oh, how about being 'ghosted'? Have you faced the pain or agony of verbal, psychological or emotional abuse from your partner and can't just leave because of how you feel? Red flags! Those glaring signs that show your part…
 
The climate emergency is wreaking havoc across the world at a scale that people on the frontlines and in the humanitarian community cannot manage. Time is already running out for the world’s most vulnerable people — those who have contributed least to the global climate emergency yet are hit the hardest — and millions of others that are already los…
 
Ever since pornography's migration from magazines and videos to a digital format, it has been readily accessible and secretly watched. Unfortunately, pornography use has negatively affected many relationships in many ways. But what is it about porn that harms relationships? Listen to this conversation of Gloria with award-winning sexologist, Sanasi…
 
In January 1996, Bill Gates wrote an essay titled “Content is King” which was published on the Microsoft website. It says, “Content is where I expect much of the real money will be made on the Internet, just as it was in broadcasting….” Content was, is and will continue to be King but Marketing, Engagement and Conversion will together serve as Quee…
 
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In this episode of the Power for All podcast, William Brent speaks with Richard Harrison, the head of Smart Power Myanmar. Richard is joined by Sam Duby, research partner of Smart Power Myanmar, who is from TFE Energy. In support of this year's UN food system summit, this conversation is part of a special series on the critical link between food sy…
 
This week: Myles McCarthy, director for implementation and e-mobility at the Carbon Trust, talks about the big climate challenges for business in the run-up to COP26. He argues that while there are some big step-change targets being set across industries, the challenge now is in making the progress necessary at scale and pace, and developing the te…
 
In this episode, host Bill Nussey catches up with Heila Technology Co-Founder and CTO, Jorge Elizondo. Learn how Helia’s breakthrough technology is changing the way complex local energy systems are managed and operated, making each component smarter while making the whole system far more efficient and resilient.…
 
Bloat in bottle fed lambs is one of the most horrible things I have had to deal with in my shepherding experience. You have a really close relationship with animals that you bottle raise and losing them suddenly is heart breaking for us but imagine the pain the poor lamb must be in with bloat. So in this episode I am so grateful to Sez the Vet for …
 
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As the relationship between the US and China grows more tense, we discuss the geopolitics of climate change. What impact does geopolitics have on national responses to climate change? How is the relationship between China and the US evolving? Gerald Butts believes that geopolitics is definitional when it comes to climate change. He discusses the wa…
 
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In Nigeria, stories abound of widows being forced to drink the water used to wash their husband’s corpse – in the belief that it will kill them if they are guilty of causing his death – or of being made to declare their innocence before a local deity. The stigma or outright rejection a woman who has lost her husband could face often leaves her aban…
 
The Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) aims to facilitate intra-regional trade in agri-food products and significantly increase intra-African trade over time as barriers to trade, including import tariffs and non-tariff barriers such as customs delays, restrictive licensing processes, and certification challenges are addressed. W…
 
Have you ever wondered why there are more women than men on Social Media? Women are more active on social media; they use it more and participate more than men. This is why it is believed that they will mark trends from now on, since they have typically adapted more and better to the Technology. But in all of these, how do women ensure they don't g…
 
Where would you look if you were in a new town or city and needed to find a restaurant? If you’re like most people, you’d reach for your smartphone or sit down at your computer and type a simple phrase into Google. You’d search “best camera smartphone or battery life PC or 65 inch TV,” or “restaurants near me.” Then, you’d scroll through the result…
 
The safest place to hide your money is practically after the first 3 to 5 pages on Google; do you know why? It is because absolutely nobody searches there. LOL! Do you know that 68% of online experiences begin with a search engine like Google, YouTube, Yahoo, Bing, Baidu, and Amazon? 75% of people never scroll past the first page of search engines.…
 
In this episode of the Power for All podcast, a forum for leaders working to end energy poverty, Power for All speaks with Shaily Jha of the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (CEEW). Shaily is CEEW’s energy access program lead, works in access to clean cooking with a focus on gender and social inclusion, leads the work on integrating a gend…
 
Nowadays, texting is our main form of communication but that could be terrifying if you don't know how to go about it properly. Let’s Be Real! Asking someone out over a text message could come out wrong. Over a text, it's easier for the other person to say NO because they don't have to deal with your emotional expressions. So, what do you do when t…
 
As technology has become a big part of our lives, many homes are also constantly equipped with more gadgets and can be difficult to get it to play with the rest of the interior design style. But as both Technology and design evolve, it allows for the use of one's TV and Speakers as an element of the individual interior design style. Technology and …
 
Sex education is a topic many parents would prefer to avoid. If you have a young child, you might think you're off the hook — at least for a while but that's not necessarily true. As children learn to walk and talk, they also begin to learn about their bodies. So, teaching them about their bodies is important but the question remains, "How do Paren…
 
A brain tumor is a cluster of abnormal cells that grows out of control in your brain. Some brain tumors are benign, which means the cells aren’t cancer. Others are malignant, meaning they’re cancer. Brain tumors are called primary tumors if they started in your brain. They’re considered secondary if they started somewhere else in your body and spre…
 
On April 29, 2021, the social media post of Convexity read, “Come, be part of History”, as we launch the 1st Blockchain hub in Abuja, Nigeria. We’ll also be hosting the Abuja blockchain community meet up with (B.N.U) Blockchain Nigeria, where blockchain, crypto, NFT’s, DEFI, Crypto investigations and more will be discussed.” The first fully fitted …
 
Epidemiologist Jason Glaser, CEO of La Isla Network, talks about the risks for any company with commodity supply chains around high temperatures and agricultural worker health. While these have been researched in tropical regions for some time, climate change impacts mean that agricultural workers in more temperate zones are now at risk. There are …
 
Eunice Oduro, project manager at anti-poverty NGO CARE, and Samuel Apana, Cargill’s cocoa sustainability lead in Ghana, talk with Innovation Forum’s Ian Welsh about the long-term collaboration project between Cargill and CARE to improve the livelihoods of smallholder cocoa farmers in west Africa. Among the issues the collaboration has targeted incl…
 
In this episode of the Power for All podcast which is a continuation of the Power for All's integrated energy podcast series, Kristina Skierka, Founder and CEO of Power for All speaks with Riccardo Ridolfi, Chief Executive Officer of Equatorial Power: a mini-grid company that pioneered off-grid electrification and productive with substantial busine…
 
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Samuel Avaala, general manager of Benso Oil Palm Plantation in Ghana, talks with Innovation Forum’s Ian Welsh about how the business uses the Accountability Framework to help engage non-certified suppliers so they align with BOPP’s no deforestation, no damaging of peat lands and no exploitation commitments. They talk about how the framework can be …
 
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