Applying business principles to help humanity Corporate Social Responsibility is a growing trend across many industries. As a former senior-level Wall Street investment banker, Tariq shares his experience in making the switch from generating one-billion in profit to helping one-billion people – all using the same business principles. The realities of contributing to social good differ across non-profit and for-profit markets and Tariq’s perspective is one that appeals to business people who want to make a greater humanitarian impact.
Using Technology to Multiply Social Value (and Make Access to Education Equal) Tariq shares the common principles behind how we can use technology to build massive and transformational impact. At Rumie, Tariq’s ed tech social startup, the mission is to bring free digital educational content to the world’s underprivileged children. Their first generation $50 device included content (books, encyclopedias, etc) that just 10 years ago used to cost over $5,000 to produce. That 100x value multiplier led Rumie to be named the World’s Best Social Startup in 2014. Tariq will talk you through how to use business principles and technology as a means to make significant social change.
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