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Driven by purpose: Why ESG and innovation go hand-in-hand

Podcast 6 Jul 2022

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Episode summary

This discussion focuses on the importance of being purpose driven and planning for the long-term impacts businesses have on our collective future. Our experts will explore why siloes are the antithesis for innovation and why empathy is imperative for founders.

Episode notes

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a call for action. As part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all UN Member States in 2015, the SDGs outline change to create peace and prosperity for people and the planet now and into the future. 

With UN Member States making the commitment to SDGs, what role do businesses and start-ups play in attaining these goals? Why is it important to integrate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) into innovation for start-ups?