Entrepreneurship is about seeing problems as opportunities and taking action to create positive change. As we head into the new year, enjoy these inspirational videos featuring entrepreneurial leaders sharing their passion to create change in the world.
Using a illustrative example from her experiences in Niger, Melinda Gates talks about developing approaches to increasing contraception access and use, by tapping into the cultural realities and interactions between groups of men and women.
Entrepreneur Jeff Church discusses whether social enterprises can sell products to affect change in the world. As the co-founder of social enterprise Nika Water, Church believes social entrepreneurs can only have lasting success if they start their enterprises as "nine parts business, one part cause."
Co-Founder Adam Lowry loves it when competitors copy Method's products because it means they are changing the rules of the game. Lowry also explains why this allows his company to innovate in the cleaning products category and pushes their industry to create desired social change.