Episodes

Feb. 12, 2021

Connecting Capital to the SDGs with Darshita Gillies

Darshita Gillies is the founder and CEO of Maanch, a platform leveraging technology to enhance the impact of capital. Working wit…

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Feb. 9, 2021

SDG #6: Progress for the 17 SDGs Requires Partnership, Incentives and…

Dr. Sisira S. Withanachchi is a senior researcher and lecturer at the University of Kassel, Germany and contributed to the United…

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Feb. 4, 2021

SDG #17: Pro Bono Impact Consulting with Jack Casey

Jack is the Founder and CEO of Impact Consulting, a growing global network of aspiring and professional consultants that provide …

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Feb. 2, 2021

SDG #14: What Do We Want the World to Look Like in 2030? with Danni W…

Danni Washington is a TV host and Science Communicator who is also the first African-American woman to host her own science telev…

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Jan. 28, 2021

SDG #12: Circular Business Models with Outdoors Sportswear Brand Houd…

Eva Karlsson is the CEO of Houdini Sportswear, a brand pioneering the outdoor clothing space by making truly circular business. W…

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Jan. 26, 2021

SDG #5 Exploring Mindfulness & Mental Health with Purnima Ramakrishnan

Purnima Ramakrishnan is from India, is a UN Award winning writer (2015), recipient of the IRP Fellowship in Journalism by Johns H…

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Jan. 19, 2021

SDG #5 Turning Words into Action for Gender Equality with Andrea Remes

Andrea Remes is the operations and programs assistant at Aspen Institute Mexico, is a Youth Delegate and Outreach Lead at the You…

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Jan. 14, 2021

SDG #1 & #12: Green Worms Recycling Advocacy and Job Creation with As…

Akshay Gunteti is a Waste-prenuer and Environmentalist. He is working as Head of Partnerships at Green Worms Waste Management Com…

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Jan. 13, 2021

SDG #5: Empowering Female Entrepreneurs for Success with Michelle Kwok

Michelle Kwok is a born and raised Vancouverite - medical science student turned social entrepreneur. She co-founded FLIK, a fema…

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Jan. 6, 2021

SDG #17 - Open Finance to change the world with Hesus Inoma

What does finance have to do with sustainable development? How can we use data to support lending and insurance to create new opp…

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Dec. 29, 2020

SDG# 16- Nation Building by the Youth for the World with Talha Saleem

Why is it so important to get involvement from the youth as we develop our future institutions of governance? As Generation Z co…

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Dec. 23, 2020

SDG #4- Experiential Learning and Accessible Education in Nepal with …

How do we create the leaders of the future? Memorizing textbooks and taking tests is surely not the recipe. In this SDG Talks, Mo…

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Dec. 16, 2020

SDG #2 & 4 - Access to food, water and self-empowerment in Kenya with…

How can we provide increased access to food, education, and safe spaces for marginalized communities? Sammy Mwanja, the founder a…

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Dec. 8, 2020

SDG #14 - The importance of Inland Communities and Ocean Stewardship …

Lance Kittel is the Associate Director of Inland Ocean Coalition based in Colorado. Lance has worked on global sustainability and…

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Dec. 1, 2020

SDG #3: Mental Health Challenges & opportunities within the SDGs with…

Why is mental health such an important aspect within the SDG 2030 Road Map? In this SDG Talks, Vasundharaa S Nair discusses the r…

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Nov. 20, 2020

SDG #13 - Building a Climate Resilient India with Ranjan Panda

What does the India of 2050 look like and how can YOU work to influence it? Due to the impacts of climate change, there is an inc…

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Nov. 15, 2020

SDG #4 - Children leading the way for Global Change

Avinash Jhangiani (Avi) is a senior, award-winning digital transformation and innovations leader with more than 20 years of exper…

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Nov. 9, 2020

SDG #11: Building Resilient Cities that are Cyclone Proof in the UNLE…

We know the next cyclone is coming, but what are we going to do about it? How we can design cities and communities to withhold, …

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Nov. 4, 2020

SDG #6 - Happiness of the Commons on Water with Praharsh Patel

How can we change the story from the Tragedy of the Commons to the Happiness of the Commons? Praharsh Patel communicates how we c…

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Oct. 26, 2020

SDG #17 - Taking Action on the SDGs with Vidyadhar Prabhudesai

Did you know it is the 75th Birthday of the United Nations this year? How do we know if there has been any progress in the past …

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Oct. 19, 2020

SDG #10- Sustainable and Ethical Investing with Collin Banning

Why should we consider climate and environmental risk in financial investments? Do investors care about these topics when alloca…

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Oct. 12, 2020

SDG #14 - Artistic residencies, the Power of Culture & Ocean conserva…

Ombretta Androff is an Italian-born, Miami-based freelance curator and climate activist with more than twenty years of curatoria…

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Oct. 6, 2020

SDG #11 - Equitable Approaches to People Experiencing Homelessness wi…

SDG Talks presents a mini-series collaborating with UNLEASH Hacks USA around homelessness. In this third episode with Steven Samr…

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Oct. 1, 2020

SDG #11 - Overcoming Homelessness with Shelby Fredrickson

SDG Talks presents a mini-series collaborating with UNLEASH Hacks USA around homelessness. In this second episode, we discuss iss…

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