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Mission to Change

Mission to Change

By INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society
Mission to change is a podcast by the INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society, in collaboration with InTent.

Join our Founding Executive Director, Katell Le Goulven, every month as she speaks to inspiring figures who have transformed their businesses and initiatives to drive positive change. What were their challenges, why did they choose to walk the talk, and what have they learned? Listen in and be inspired to drive your own mission to change.

Created and produced by Human Humans. humanhumans.com
Original music, sound design and mixing by Palomino. wearepalomino.com
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Transforming the built environment through corporate activism with Magali Anderson
Cement is the most used material on earth after water and accounts for 7% of global greenhouse gas emissions. A Zero-carbon, nature positive concrete will be a cornerstone of a net-zero global economy and sustainable growth of the built environment. Listen in as we speak to Magali Anderson the Chief Sustainability and Innovation Officer. She is on a mission to change not just cement production but the wider built environment.
25:47
June 15, 2022
Turning Plastic Waste into Sustainable Goods and Jobs with Lorna Rutto
With more than 300 million tons of global waste plastic produced each year, listen in as Co-Founder of EcoPost, Lorna Rutto, shares how she is turning plastic waste into durable goods and sustainable jobs for people in marginalized communities while conserving the environment.
26:06
May 04, 2022
Making Nature Count in Finance with Simon Zadek
With more than half of the world’s economic output dependent on nature, how and why should financial institutions count nature in their Financing Decisions? Listen in as Chair of Finance for Biodiversity, Simon Zadek, shares more on nature’s impact on the financial performance of organisations.
32:58
March 16, 2022
Reimagining Capitalism with Rebecca Henderson
In this episode Harvard Professor, Rebecca Henderson, shares why modern capitalism is not functioning in free and fair markets and simply put – is not working. Outlining the pragmatic roadmap for businesses to catalyse systemic change, she highlights case studies and key learnings from her book with over 15 years of research and discusses ways capitalism can be reset to work for everyone.
27:55
December 16, 2021
Restoring coral reefs through sustainable tourism
Can responsible tourism protect and restore the oceans’ biodiversity, while engaging local economies? Dr. Megan Morikawa, Global Director of Sustainability Office at Iberostar Group shares how they make this both possible and successful.
24:33
November 12, 2021
MTC season 2 - an introduction with Harrison Ford
More changemakers, more environmental solutions, and one special introduction from Harrison Ford! Join us for Season 2 of INSEAD Hoffmann Institute’s Mission to Change as we continue to talk to changemakers in business with solutions for the daunting challenge of climate crisis. Are you ready? Here we go.
05:48
October 26, 2021
Sustainability sourcing at The Gap with Agata Smeets - Episode 5
In this episode of Mission to Change - INSEAD Hoffmann Institute’s podcast series about changemakers – Executive Director, Katell Le Goulven, speaks to Agata Smeets. The Director of Sustainability Sourcing Strategy, Agata shares more on how best practices in water management helped build a sustainable supply chain, while helping the organisation meet its goals ahead of time.
32:11
September 07, 2021
Redesigning fashion with science with Patrik Lundström
In this episode, Patrik Lundström shines a spotlight on Renewcell’s unique technology that is making fashion sustainable. The CEO speaks of the need for fashion evolution instead of a fashion revolution, and why it’s important to seek solutions that protect the planet.
27:56
June 25, 2021
Saving Forests through Business Innovation with Nicole Rycroft
We speak with Nicole Rycroft about transforming global supply chains with her not-for-profit, Canopy. Her award-winning environmental initiative drives efforts for forest conservation and advances indigenous rights.
31:55
May 31, 2021
Business solutions for social problems with Dr. Rasha Rady
Hear from Dr. Rasha Rady as she shares her entrepreneurial journey about Chefaa, its mission to help chronic patients get access to their medicines, and why she feels social problems require business solutions.
26:55
April 21, 2021
Mission above Strategy with Hubert Sagnières
Catch our very first episode of Mission to Change – Hoffmann Institute’s brand new podcast series – as our Executive Director Katell Le Goulven speaks to Vice-Chairman of EssilorLuxottica Hubert Sagnières on what happens when you put purpose above strategy. We also hear about how he made it the mission of the world’s largest eyewear company to fit glasses for every adult and child with vision problems.
23:39
March 23, 2021
Announcing the launch of our new podcast 'Mission to Change'
Join our Founding Executive Director, Katell Le Goulven, every month as she speaks to inspiring figures who have transformed their businesses and initiatives to drive positive change. What were their challenges, why did they choose to walk the talk, and what have they learned? Listen in and be inspired to drive your own mission to change.
01:41
March 20, 2021