Ashoka Globalizer

social entrepreneurs

Over the past three decades, Ashoka Globalizer, the world’s pre-eminent network of social entrepreneurs, has identified Fellows with the greatest potential for catalyzing global systems change. In this series a couple of these leaders describe investment strategies measured by performance of social capital and social innovations, implementing positive change in their respective industries.

About the show

Hosted by: Matthew Bishop

Music: Moby

9 episodes

Location: Munich, Germany

Studio: Martine Dubin Company

HD PG-13

About Matthew Bishop

Matthew Bishop is the US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist. Mr. Bishop was previously the magazine’s London-based Business Editor. He co-founded and advises the #givingtuesday campaign and the Social Progress Index. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business.

Mr. Bishop is the author of several books. Most notably, Philanthrocapitalism, on the new movement that brings together the business and social sectors to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Season 1

Anousheh Ansari
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Badr Jafar
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Corporate Responsibility in the Middle East

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Esther Dyson
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Social Impact Investor and Edventure Founder

Founder and CEO of Edventure and Wall Street Technology Analyst, Esther Dyson is a philanthropist & a board member of several foundations such as Sunlight, StopBadware, The Long Now, and Eurasia Foundation.

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Lars Hinrichs
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Gregor Hackmack
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Connecting The German Community with Parliament

An elected CO More Democracy Board and co-founder of Parliamentwatch.org, Gregor Hackmack made the revolutionary platform for German citizens to ask questions to the members of the Parliament over the internet.

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Peter Golmark is Ashoka's Changemakers Chair, The Wilson Wyatt National Award Recipient for Urban Revitalization, the Former President of Rockefeller Foundation, and the Former Budget Director of the State of New York.

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