This episode of Impact at Scale features Hannah Jones, CEO of The Earthshot Prize, fresh off the heels of the recent awards ceremony in Singapore. Founded by Prince William, the Earthshot Prize draws inspiration from President John F. Kennedy's moonshot challenge, aiming to tackle seemingly impossible environmental goals within a decade.

Hannah's conviction and passion during the conversation is infectious, and you can feel her enthusiasm for what the future holds and how we will get there. Our discussion with Hannah shed light on the Earthshot Prize's global impact, instilling hope for a sustainable future. Hannah's extensive experience at Nike, where she championed sustainability and innovation, prepared her well for her current role as CEO of Earthshot.

We explored the prize's function as a platform for a worldwide movement of optimism and action on sustainability, the meticulous search and selection process that uncovers countless potential solutions, and her aspiration to create a World Cup moment for environmental solutions, sparking global action. We even talk about what it is like to work with Prince William and his passion for the prize.

Some of the topics Hannah covered

  • Earthshot Prize's Mission
  • Search and Selection Process
  • Journey to the Earthshot Prize
  • Social Tipping Points
  • Green Growth in Singapore:

Other Titles We Considered

  1. We have to turn anger into action and a sense of agency.
  2. We are the Google search engine for all environmental solutions."
  3. Climate change is going to make COVID look easy.
  4. It always seems hard until it isn't

Read the best-effort transcript below (This technology is still not as good as they say it is…):