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Company Citizen: Episode Four

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Citizen

Company Citizen: Episode Four
In the last of her four discussions with writer and consultant on responsible business Tom Levitt, Linda Lewis probes further into what it means to be a responsible and sustainable business in the 21st century. The two discuss what it is that engages employees within a business setting, the growing phenomenon of “social enterprise”, and how such businesses differ from the mainstream. The role of “purpose” in business is explored; as is the changing nature of investment, which is increasingly being used to support businesses in creating positive social and environmental outcomes. The discussion is further explored from a historical perspective – what can we learn from hindsight that could improve business today?
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Tom Levitt


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Sue Dougan

Track Record: Helen Brand

Sue Dougan
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Track Record

Track Record: Helen Brand
Helen Brand is Chief Executive of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the global body for professional accountants – yet admits to not having trained in accountancy! She maintains that a career choice in the industry is a terrific grounding for any business. Her personal interests lie in politics and international relations. She enjoys travel, and is a supporter of gender diversity in business. Having spent time working in the children’s shoe department of a store, she says we shouldn’t shy away from jobs which might not necessarily boost a CV – because they can be career- and knowledge-enhancing all the same! Helen was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in June 2011.

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Simon Rose

The Week That Was: Royal Mail, Unilever & Easyjet

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was

The Week That Was: Royal Mail, Unilever & Easyjet
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at recent news from Royal Mail, Unilever and Easyjet and ahead to forthcoming announcements from Vodafone, Diageo and BT.
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Ian Forrest


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Different economic hymn sheets

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Different economic hymn sheets
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University looks at the way in which President Trump and Theresa May are singing from different economic hymn sheets, at some of the museums around Britain at which you can explore the country's economic and political history this summer and at the move in Cuba to embrace property rights.
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Professor Tim Evans


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Simon Rose

Business of Film: Incredibles 2

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film

Business of Film: Incredibles 2
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the extraordinary success of Incredibles 2, the new No. 1 at the UK box office. It knocks Dwayne Johnson's new film, Skyscraper, into a cocked hat. James also reviews The Secret of Marrowbone and First Reformed, from Paul Schrader. Lastly, he reviews the DVD release of the 1966 cult film King of Hearts with Alan Bates, a satire on the madness of the First World War.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Autonomous electric ferry

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Autonomous electric ferry
Steve Caplin casts his eye over a Norwegian autonomous electric ferry, Stansted Airport banning sleeping passengers; PWC doing away with landlines, a gravity light, how to save your tattoos after death and a VR treatment for vertigo.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Motley Fool Money: Bank Stocks, Groupon’s Latest Deal, and Cutting-Edge Software

Simon Rose
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Bank Stocks, Groupon’s Latest Deal, and Cutting-Edge Software
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Well join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio, direct from Washington DC, for news, views and analysis of the US stocks that matter. In this week's show: P Morgan Chase reports record profits; Wells Fargo disappoints; Pepsi rises; And Groupon looks for a buyer. Abi Malin, Jason Moser, and Jeff Fischer discuss those stories and share some stocks on their radar.
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Chris Hill


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Adam Cox

Mini Mindset: HS2 and the Environment

Adam Cox
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Mini Mindset

Mini Mindset: HS2 and the Environment
Adam talks to Anthony Coumbe, Senior Environment Manager for the HS2 – the UK’s largest ever infrastructure project, about why making environmental concerns a priority are so crucial to the process. They discuss how communities have been involved in environmental decisions and how animals, trees and organisms unique to specific towns and areas are being fully considered throughout construction.
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Anthony Coumbe


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Electric dreams?

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: Electric dreams?
Are we on the “Road to Zero”, or will we end up on a “Road to Nowhere” with the government’s new zero emissions car plans? How much would you pay to keep your email address? And the World Cup may not coming home...but we ask: How long does football fever last in the economy?
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Simon Lambert


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Kate Andrews

IEA: Yes, in my backyard!

Kate Andrews
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IEA show

IEA: Yes, in my backyard!
Today we’re by John Myers, co-founder of London YIMBY, which stands for Yes In My Back Yard. The group campaigns for more homes in London and the rest of the UK. Interviewed by IEA News Editor Kate Andrews, John talks through the main obstacles that stand in the way of building more homes, and how the current system makes it near impossible for quantity and quality in the housing sector to go hand-in-hand. John explains how the severe imbalance between supply and demand for housing in the UK, means that desperation to become a homeowner takes precedent, and often the aesthetics of property go out the window. John talks us through some solutions to the housing crisis, including allowing homeowners to have more control over planning permissions on their own street. Finally, the pair discuss the perverse incentives in politics around the housing crisis, and what decisions could be made in Westminster to help more young people secure cheaper mortgages and cheaper rent.
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John Myers


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