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The Centre for Social Sensitivity and Action at the Goa Institute of Management (GIM) in collaboration with Ultimate Global Podcast has launched a Collaborative Podcast Series on UN SDGs and Social Impact. Starting this month, the podcast will feature conversations on the Action for 2030 Agenda, ESG Reporting, Business and Human Rights, Equity, Inclusivity and Compassion.

Ultimate Global Podcast is based in Sydney and has been founded by George Mavros and GIM alumnus Saurabh Kaura.

Commenting on the podcast series, said Prof. Ajit Parulekar, Director, Goa Institute of Management, “I am happy to see the collaborative effort between Ultimate Global Podcast and CSSA-GIM to create conversations around sustainability and responsible management. Podcasts have become a powerful medium of storytelling and this newer digital format of content consumption be it knowledge or entertainment has reached new popularity in recent years. India is the third-largest podcast-listening market globally and growing at a CAGR of 34.5%. I am sure this collaborative podcast series on SDGs will reach out to wider audience and create awareness about critical issues our society is facing today. Ultimate Global Podcast is an initiative by GIM alumnus Saurabh Kaura and I compliment him for his efforts.”

Prof. Divya Singhal, Chairperson, CSSA-GIM added “The collaborative Podcast series will help advance the CSSA objectives of  incorporating values of equity, inclusivity, and sustainability and will highlight how academia, businesses , Govt and other stakeholders can join together towards complex sustainability challenges and creating the positive impact”

The launch podcast which went live this month featured Prof. Sreerupa Sengupta from CSSA and in conversation with Saurabh Kaura and George Mavros to share her thoughts on “ActForSDGs”.

On this new collaboration Prof. Sreerupa Sengupta said, “The pandemic has shown we need to change our behaviour, lifestyle process of production and consumption to save ourselves and our planet. Now, we need to accelerate our pace of action. We need to reach out to more people and encourage them to join the SDG movement. Podcasts area new medium of communication, globally. The Ultimate Global Podcast Series will make our voices heard on a global platform and strengthen the campaign for action on SDGs.”

The podcast is available on major podcasting platforms like Spotify, Apple Podcasts and also on YouTube.