Firestarter Podcast 3 - Stan Thekaekara part 2

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

This is the Firestarter Podcast which is the world's first podcast for social enterprises in health.

This week's podcast features a presentation by Stan Thekaekara who is the Chairman and CEO of Just Change and a Fellow of the Scholl Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. This was recorded at the Social Enterprise Coalition's Health and Social Care Forum and the podcast covers:

  • What is a free market?
  • The social and economic impact of the collapse of the tea market in India 
  • The limitations and problems with Fair Trade
  • The role of human relationships in trade
  • How Just Change brings the producer and consumer together to regain control of the market
  • What if we let customers decide the price of Fair Trade products?
  • The relationship between apples and hospitals 
We are currently putting the finishing touches to our RSS feed and our iTunes connection which will make it easier for you to download the podcast, subscribe to updates, etc. In the meantime, you can access our first few podcasts here:

Podcast 3 - This can be downloaded here

The music is "Fire Dance" by djbouly and is brought to you under a creative commons licence.


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