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Microsoft founder Bill Gates transformed the world through his role in personal computing; now, he is transforming philanthropy, contributing to the betterment of those who live in poverty worldwide. In this audio lecture, Gates challenges Stanford MBA students to take on the world’s difficult problems as a focus of their career or life mission. He tells a bit about his own story, overviews the problems that face us globally, and suggests paths people can take to contribute to solutions. Gates spoke at the 2010 Stanford University commencement ceremony.
It’s a confusing time for measuring corporate social and environmental impact, but the pioneers who take it seriously, set ambitious goals, and report accurately will come out ahead.
Four steps to making a positive difference in the field—and developing valuable leadership skills along the way.