Do One Better with Alberto Lidji in Philanthropy, Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship

Updated: 15 Apr 2024 • 268 episodes
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250+ interviews and case studies focused on driving forward the Global Sustainability Agenda. Guests include Paul Polman, David Lynch, Siya Kolisi, Cherie Blair, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bob Moritz, David Miliband and Julia Gillard. Hosted by Alberto Lidji, ex-Global CEO of the Novak Djokovic Foundation and Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School -- based at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy. Visit our knowledge hub at Lidji.org for personalised recommendations on the best episodes for you.

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We look at the world of corporate philanthropy and are delighted to host Graham Macmillan, President of Visa Foundation, and Melissa Stevens, Executive Vice President of Philanthropy at the Milken Institute. Graham Macmillan develops and executes Visa Foundation’s impact investing and grantmaking strategy in support of

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Kate Grant, Chief Executive of the Fistula Foundation, on receiving $15M from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott and treating women with devastating childbirth injuries. Obstetric fistula is a devastating childbirth injury. It leaves a woman incontinent, humiliated, and—all too often—shunned by her community. Surgery is th

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The CEO of Plan International UK, Rose Caldwell, joins us back on the Do One Better Podcast to talk about their work on children’s rights, girls’ education, and their approach to localisation. We explore why and how Plan International works with local actors, in humanitarian contexts, including youth-led organisations

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Ebrima Saidy, Chief Impact Officer of Save the Children International, discusses the importance and diversity of the increasingly-prominent role of the Chief Impact Officer. At a time when many more organisations are appointing Chief Impact Officers, we consider what the role actually does, what it entails, where Chief

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Iqbal Dhaliwal, Global Executive Director of MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), and Vikrant Bhargava, Founder of Veddis Foundation, join Alberto Lidji to discuss the power of evidence, the ASPIRE partnership and the innovative Emissions Trading Scheme. We also explore how philanthropists should decide

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Philippa Charles, Director of the Garfield Weston Foundation, provides an insider’s view into one of the UK’s most impactful philanthropic organisations. Philippa shares the foundation’s approach to granting nearly £100 million annually, emphasising their blend of empathy, flexibility, and strategic funding that charac

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