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How entrepreneurs solve the world’s toughest problems

In this episode of the Better Heroes podcast, host Matt C. Smith talks to Édgar Sánchez and Camila Escallón on how impact entrepreneurs can help solve the world’s toughest challenges.

How can entrepreneurship solve the world’s toughest problems? How can public and private enterprises come together to support impactful entrepreneurs? How can we create more job opportunities and economic prosperity around the globe?

Today’s Better Heroes are Édgar Sánchez, EY Colombia Country Managing Partner and Talent Leader, Latin America North, and Camila Escallón, Corporate Affairs and Communications Senior Manager in the Andean Region at Unilever.

You can learn more about Édgar and EY here and about Unilever here. You can learn more about TRANSFORM here.

Key takeaways: 

  • Through the EY Ripples program, EY professionals work with impact entrepreneurs in-person or virtually, offering support to help improve their businesses’ resilience, productivity and capacity to scale sustainably.
  • Led by Unilever, the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and EY, TRANSFORM is a program that unites corporates, donors, investors and academics to support visionary impact enterprises. Working together, we test and scale new solutions that tackle environmental challenges, improve health and wellbeing, and build inclusive economies across Africa, South Asia and beyond.

You can also listen to this podcast via other platforms including Apple and Spotify.

For your convenience, full text transcript of this podcast is also available. 


Matt C Smith

Professional MC, Broadcaster & Host, The Lunicorn

Camila Escallón

Communications and Corporate Affairs Senior Manager, Unilever

Édgar Sánchez

EY Colombia Country Managing Partner; EY Latam North Talent Leader


Episode 8


34m 39s