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Welcome to seeds, a weekly show where we talk purpose with inspiring people making a positive impact with their lives.  We are particularly interested in social enterprises and entrepreneurs.  We will listen to them reflect on their journeys and take time to dig deeper in order to better understand what really motivates their choices.  Be added to a monthly notice with a link to the latest shows by emailing stevenmoe@parryfield.com.

Nov 17, 2017

Ambitions to be a superhero as a child and how that affected the decision to become a policeman and then work for many years as an anti-human trafficker, the highs and lows, including burn-out and depression and what you learn through that.

Gary Shaw is now the Corporate Social Responsibility Manager at Kathmandu. 


Nov 14, 2017

Growing up in Italy, working as a researcher of economic models at the Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, joining the finance world as an investment banker before co-founding OPES Impact Fund which focuses on investing in early stage social enterprises in Africa and India.

Elena Casolari is the Co-founder and Executive...


Nov 7, 2017

Joining the Peace Corps in 1964, studying at Harvard Business School and then joining the faculty before being involved in co-founding the Social Enterprise Initiative there.

Dr James Austin is Emeritus Professor at Harvard Business School in the Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus...


Oct 30, 2017

What the Eden Project is, the concept of weaving together entertainment with education, operating as a global social enterprise with expanding operations in China, Australia, America and a proposal for the red zone in Christchurch.

David Harland is the CEO of the Eden Project in England which has large biomes at the...


Oct 25, 2017

Growing up in Kenya and what life is like in the city of Nairobi, what impresses about Western culture when viewed from an African perspective, how community is different, the opportunities people may take for granted here and what it means to find your purpose. 

Mark Ambundo has been in New Zealand for less than a year...