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Impact: Where Business and Ethics Meet

Series produced by Carnegie Council

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An interview series hosted by Julia Taylor Kennedy.

As companies get more involved in all global affairs, they struggle to behave in ways that are both profitable and values-based. On this podcast, Carnegie Council will examine the evolution of global business and the related ethical questions, allowing listeners from all sectors to make purposeful global business decisions, whether as CEOs, employees, scholars, consumers, or advocates.


18 Pieces

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Design thinking has emerged as a new tool in humanitarianism. Proponents of the trend believe it can solve the problem long plaguing the aid commun...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 27:44
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We investigate the complex world of tax avoidance, starting with the mining industry in Zambia. Activists, documentarians, and economists give pers...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:04
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Given their significance to global economies, corporate leaders' influence reaches beyond the walls of their businesses. How do they use that power...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:39
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In this last installment of our three-part series on workplace ethics in collaboration with EthicalSystems.org, we take an honest look at cheating....

  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 30:21
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In this second podcast in our collaboration with EthicalSystems.org, we examine negotiation. Turning again to behavioral science for insight, we le...

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 25:06
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This is the first in a series of podcasts in collaboration with EthicalSystems.org to explore behavioral science in the workplace. In this installm...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
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This month on "Impact," we're taking a close look at a huge issue--legacy. In this case, we're examining how it relates to contemporary philanthrop...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 27:55
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Even if universities are not for profit, budgets loom large in higher education--and global markets hold revenue potential. In this episode, we loo...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 21:41
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By using a single organization, SaveLIFE Foundation in India, as a case study, this episode of Impact explores how NGOs in emerging markets adopt b...

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 27:16
  • Purchases: 1
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We wrap up our three-part series on data and privacy with a look at some ways big data can improve our communities. Technology and big data are del...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Cybersecurity risks increases daily as more and more of our private information is stored online--and the biggest threat isn't necessarily hackers....

  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 18:47
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Tragic incidents in Bangladesh brought the issue of labor rights to the global stage once again. What are some new approaches to keeping factory wo...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 21:14
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With 30 years of growth under its belt, has China joined the ranks of "developed" economies like the United States and Japan? What are obstacles to...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 26:38
  • Purchases: 1
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In Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a new generation of business leaders have launched a cultural shift, with many trying to increase female co...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:25
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Can today's powerful multinational corporations be a force for social good? Should they be, and if so, how should this be implemented? Are they out...

  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 21:27
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For years, climate change activists avoided "adaptive" solutions because they thought it was admitting defeat. But with the reality of extreme weat...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 09:58
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Climate change is impacting the globe in surprising ways. The Maldives might be submerged, but Canadian trade could benefit from new waterways. Wha...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 24:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Has the perception of whistleblowers changed? With high-profile cases like Edward Snowden and increased protections for those who accuse their empl...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 21:21