Laura Faulkner, Director of Shared Services at Nationwide Building Society on growing up in a working class family in Scotland, learning from rejection and being the first in her family to go to University. Laura reflects on the evolving role of procurement, her experience in dealing with the collapse of Carillion and how she relies on her personal values when making career-defining decisions…plus much more.
The tech world is at a tipping point. From data analytics to AI, the last few years have seen an explosion in emerging tech, and it's only accelerating. But are we pausing to think: just because we can, should we?In this episode, we dive headfirst into the tech that's shaping our political, social, and moral existence. Dave Strong fills us in on the good, the bad, and the ugly side of analytics, and why willful ignorance isn't going to cut it. Jen Rodvold explains why a tech goal in isolation is about as useful as an IoT flip-flop, and how organisations can strategise in this brave new data-driven world. Plus, Mick Jackson explains the democratising power of digital, and why the sustainability and relevance of your brand depend on it.The long show notes for this episode can be found here:
Robin Sundaram, Sustainable Sourcing Lead at Nestlé UK talks to Mick Jackson, WildHearts Founder about being chased by skinheads in the eighties, facing civil war, compassion, empathy and looking out for one another. The expanding role of procurement teams, the need for transparency in business and how collaboration is essential if businesses are to deliver on climate commitments…plus much more.Introducing the WildHearts 'Business for Good' Podcast SeriesAt WildHearts we believe that business can and must be a force for good. We are not alone. WildHearts mission and impact is driven by our customers and supporters, by the values we share.As a result, WildHearts is a movement of peers, a movement of people that care about theissues that matter and care enough to do something about them.In this series, we will be hearing from global thought leaders on subjects such as procurement, talent development, sustainability, entrepreneurship and more. Our world needs Business for Good more than ever. The Business For Good podcast series is here to provide you with the knowledge and inspiration you need to play your part too.
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