EBBF Podcast Episode 10: New Financial, Local & Global Trends Pushing Us to Rethink Governance

The Ethical Business Building the Future organization, otherwise known as EBBF, is a not-for-profit that aims to promote moral and spiritual wisdom and principles found in the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and the great religious traditions of the world, such as the principles of justice, respect, trustworthiness, integrity and unity.

#discoveringhow is EBBF’s podcast series where you can hear personal experiences and insights from EBBF members — each episode offers you stepping stones, fresh ideas, and the personal learnings of people who believe that ethical business can and should build the future.

Sean Hinton is the CEO of the Soros Economic Development Fund at the Open Society Foundation. He is interested in the relationship between individuals and governance, pre-distributive ownership mechanisms where wealth is more evenly distributed even before it is created. In this episode, he shares ideas about inclusive growth and how we can move out of inequality and move towards more just and even distribution by building the capacity for active participation of wider groups in organizations’ governance.

Jenna Nicholas also exposes the impact of investing trends that are being fuelled both by a new grassroots and mainstream level awareness and shares the consequent shift in power and mounting trust that she has observed over the past few years.

If you’d like to know more about EBBF, you can check out their website: http://ebbf.org/

You can also read an interview with Daniel Truran, EBBF’s director, here on Baha’i Blog, EBBF: Ethical Business Building the Future – An Interview with Daniel Truran.

About the Author

Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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