PLAYBACK SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS® Premiere Edition explores issues of social responsibility in ridesharing, the impact on gig-workers and whether seniors and the disabled are being left behind.
A global healthcare segment features an exclusive report on a new business model for affordable healthcare that helps the poor to be able to see in Egypt, the Middle East and North Africa.
Featuring: Jeff Skoll, Skoll Foundation & Participant Media; Amin El-Maghraby, Al Noor-Magrabi Foundation; Mutasim Alireza, Magrabi Hospitals; Rachael Bail, Playwright; Leo Ramirez, Taxi Driver
PLAYER POWER® is trademarked as an ongoing segment within PLAYBACK, using retrospective profiles to focus on the work of socially responsible leaders, companies and innovators. This first episode in the series includes a profile of Hollywood Producer Jeff Skoll, Social Entrepreneur, the first president of eBay and founder of Participant Media.
PLAYBACK’s Environmental Episode focuses on Water issues spanning 20 years of investigations. A Special Report examines the ecological and economic impact of the rapidly declining water quality in our oceans and waterways, with an eye towards innovative solutions.
Featuring: Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue Alliance; JoAnn Tall, Goldman Environmental Prize Award Winner; Larry Brand, University of Miami, Brian LaPointe, Florida Atlantic University
PLAYER POWER® is an ongoing segment within PLAYBACK, using retrospective profiles to focus on the work of socially responsible leaders, companies and innovators. This episode features award-winning Native American environmentalist JoAnn Tall, and her battle to protect the earth and water from uranium mining and other contaminants.
This special episode features exclusive reporting on the impact that the COVID-19 Health Crisis and Economic Contraction have had on Global Markets; as well as profiles of the innovators rising to the challenge and filling the need for new products and services.
Featuring: Nobel Prize Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz; U.S. Congressional Representative Raul Grijalva (AZ); CEO of St. Mary’s Food Bank, Tom Kertis; Environmental Activist, John Trudell; Musician & Activist, Bonnie Raitt; Founder of Native News Online & Tribal Business News, Levi.
PLAYER POWER®: Episode 103 of PLAYBACK SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS® features a special report on the pioneers of SUSTAINABLE FASHION or "Slow Fashion”.
Christina Dean is the CEO & Founder of The R Collective and REDRESS Fashion project. A leader in sustainable fashion for over a decade, she discusses her journey of becoming a leader in the movement of Sustainable Fashion.
Also featuring: Daniala Pais, Designer (Elementum- Portugal/ Netherlands); Ana Evaristo, Designer (Ablesia- Portugal); Elizabeth Cross, Industry Analyst (Moda Circolare- Canada); Nynke Eggen, Industry Analyst (The Sustainability Club- Netherlands)