December 13, 2019
They’ve both been incredibly polarizing.
Energy and data both have economic and social benefits, and have been vital for work and our communities. But the energy and technology sectors have also been criticized for similar issues, from not doing enough for climate change to marginalizing people without voice and power.
The world of social impact has found it particularly challenging to engage with people who believe radically different things — but now more than ever, it’s critical to go beyond our own bubble.
So, how do we create lasting impact in an era of misunderstanding and polarization?
We invited Open Government Activist, Bianca Wylie, and Director of Energy Futures Lab, Chad Park, for a juicy conversation on how changemakers can navigate polarizing issues such as data privacy and energy in an era of misunderstanding and division.
Queue this up. You’ll learn a ton.
November 14, 2019
“Any NGO that doesn’t put data at the centre of their operations will no longer be as relevant as they’ve been in the past,” says Antonio Zappulla, CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
In this episode of Future of Good’s Edge & Main podcast, Antonio offers first-hand insights and provocative analysis into the significance of data for the next decade of social change, and why he believes that data is critical to boosting the public trust of social impact organizations.
October 10, 2019
“Climate change is not the problem. We are solving the wrong problem,” says Grace Hill, a 14-year old student and youth activist. In honour of both International Day of the Girl Child and the millions of young people who marched for climate action around the world last month, we're taking a closer look at the power of youth movements. Subscribe to Future of Good's Edge & Main.
September 13, 2019
“If you just occupy space but don't do anything, you prevent other things from emerging in that space. We need to expose our failures.” We sat down with Rahul Chandran, world-renowned humanitarian leader and recent Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Humanitarian Innovation. Subscribe to Future of Good's Edge & Main.
July 12, 2019
Inclusion needs to be more than just a symbolic move in philanthropy, says anthropologist and columnist Emilie Nicolas. To truly have an inclusive sector, we need full representation of people and ideas at all levels of organizations. Subscribe to Future of Good's Edge & Main.
July 10, 2019
Climate change, poverty, hunger, division — these global challenges are all symptoms of a larger root problem, says Indy Johar, co-founder of Dark Matter Labs. To solve them, we need to move in a meaningful way from an individual worldview to a collective one. Subscribe to Future of Good's Edge & Main.
July 10, 2019
For this episode, we sat down with Edgar Villanueva, author of the book Decolonizing Wealth, which takes a deep dive into the colonial structures and systemic issues that surround today's philanthropic landscape, and what we can do to solve and heal these imbalances. Subscribe to Future of Good's Edge & Main.