Impact Everywhere | Positive Impact in Unexpected Places

By Von Wong

This is the podcast for people who want to make a difference, but don't know where to start. Each week we explore stories of amazing individuals who have found a way to make a difference, regardless of their skills, interests, and passions. Together, we break down the frameworks, lessons, and perspectives that they've gained so that you too can get started on your journey. Your host is Benjamin Von Wong, an award-winning environmental artist and activist that was once a hard rock mining engineer. Since escaping his 9-5, he has generated over 100M views for different causes like fast fashion, ocean plastics, and electronic waste.

  1. 1.
    The Hidden Value of Discarded PPE ft. Andy Straisfeld, Strategist and Partner at Lifecycle Revive
    45:45
  2. 2.
    Reactions to 54. Simplifying complexity. Small habits, big impact. Personalizing and scaling change.
    8:49
  3. 3.
    Fighting Water Scarcity With a New Search Engine ft. Founder of Elliot For Water - Andrea Demicheli
    43:15
  4. 4.
    Reactions to 53. Serving with uneven power dynamics. Credit for Transformation. Humility vs Resilience..
    10:09
  5. 5.
    Bringing the Power of Dance to the Incarcerated Ft. Social Justice Activist, Choreographer, and Changemaker Susan Slotnick
    46:48
  6. 6.
    Reactions to 52. The music of your day. Resetting boundaries. Beauty in the transient.
    8:16
  7. 7.
    Reclaiming Music as a Tool for Transformation ft. Motivational Musician Jurgis DID
    35:43
  8. 8.
    Reactions to 51. The future of manufacturing. Sustainable showroom of the future. Solutions vs. Threats.
    9:32
  1. 9.
    3D Printed Furniture from Food Waste ft. Phillip Raub, CEO of Model No. Furniture, Co-Founder of B8TA
    42:57
  2. 10.
    Reactions to 50. Education to create change. Values driven business. Report card for customers.
    7:53
  3. 11.
    Creating an Empowered Supply Chain Through Food ft. Kim Bryden of Cureate
    48:24
  4. 12.
    Reactions to 49. The role of art in systems thinking. The influence of our actions. Antidote to decision fatigue.
    9:45
  5. 13.
    Lessons from the UnSchool of Disruptive Design ft. UNEP Champion of the Earth, Dr. Leyla Acaroglu
    53:11
  6. 14.
    Reactions to 48. Cancel Culture. Running towards Discomfort. The secret ingredient of time.
    9:03
  7. 15.
    Building Community With Inter-Faith Foods ft. Mohammad Modarres, Founder of Abe’s Eats
    48:05
  8. 16.
    Reactions to 47. Understanding the role of sports in social change. How tools shape narratives. Why simple can be better.
    9:09
  9. 17.
    Soccer as A Gateway to Social Issues ft. Matthew Barrett, Co-Founder of Goal Click
    50:09
  10. 18.
    Reactions to 46. Behavioral change. The paradox of conservation marketing. Next-gen brands.
    9:30
  11. 19.
    How To Make the 28 Billion Dollar Resale Economy More Accessible ft. Recurate Co-Founder Wilson Griffin
    37:57
  12. 20.
    Reactions to 45. Creating tools to elevate others. Boundaries of sacrifice. Feelings of value.
    11:19
  13. 21.
    From Science Journalist to Encrypted App-Maker (used by OXFAM, WWF, UN, etc...) ft. Anjali Nayar, Creator of TIMBY
    41:18
  14. 22.
    Reactions to 44. The power of a personal story, focusing on progress, and living with values & intention.
    10:41
  15. 23.
    From Modern-Day Slave to Entrepreneur and Activist ft. Nasreen Sheikh, Founder of the Empowerment Collective
    1:00:00
  16. 24.
    Reactions to 43. Exploring Fiction vs. Time, Why Apophenia is Seductive, and an Invitation for More Narratives of Hope.
    12:32
  17. 25.
    The Unexpected Benefits of Fiction (and why QAnon sucks) ft. Game Designer Reed Berkowitz - Impact Everywhere
    46:46
  18. 26.
    Reactions to 42. on Spectrum Sovereignty, Indigenous Rights and difficult conversations.
    14:07
  19. 27.
    The Fight for Indigenous Spectrum Sovereignty - Indigenous Rights Activist Darrah Blackwater - Impact Everywhere
    45:06
  20. 28.
    A Bracelet That Creates Communities ft. Youmna Chamcham -  Founder of Live Love - Impact Everywhere
    52:32
  21. 29.
    Art as a Technology for Change ft. Adam Roa  -  Architect of Human Consciousness - Impact Everywhere
    47:37
  22. 30.
    Building a Gateway to Sustainability ft. YouTube Influencer Levi Hildebrand - Impact Everywhere
    53:14
  23. 31.
    Combining Sustainability, Community and Kelp ft. Courtney Boyd Myers, Founder of AKUA - Impact Everywhere
    41:44
  24. 32.
    Why the King of Kickstarter co-founded Climate Neutral ft. Peter Dering, CEO of Peak Design - Ep 37 - Impact Everywhere
    45:51
  25. 33.
    How to Build Communities of the Future ft. Real Estate Developer Natalie Voland of GI Quo Vadis - Impact Everywhere
    45:44
  26. 34.
    Everything You Fear About Nuclear Is Wrong— ft. Bret Kugelmass of the Energy Impact Center and Titans of Nuclear - Ep 35 - Impact Everywhere
    42:47
  27. 35.
    The Hidden Opportunity for Impact Investing in the Creative Economy - ft. Laura Callanan - Founding Partner at Upstart Co-Lab - Impact Everywhere
    34:18
  28. 36.
    Discovering the Passion of the Explorer ft. Writer & Strategist John Hagel - Impact Everywhere
    33:22
  29. 37.
    The Unlikely Combination of Wildlife, Sustainability and Luxury - with Designer and Architect Bill Bensley - Impact Everywhere
    40:39
  30. 38.
    The Art and Science of Sharing Good News ft. Branden Harvey - Founder of Good Good Good - Impact Everywhere
    56:10
  31. 39.
    Thirty Episodes In: A Retrospective
    9:31
  32. 40.
    Leveraging Shareholder Power for Good ft. Sarah Milne, VP of Advancement at As You Sow - Episode 30 - Impact Everywhere
    39:46
  33. 41.
    Having an Impact through Aloha ft. Explorer Alison Teal - Episode 29 - Impact Everywhere
    52:27
  34. 42.
    Pioneering the world of Deep Impact Investing ft. Dr. Charly Kleissner, Co-Founder of KLF, Toniic, and ImpactAssets - Episode 28 - Impact Everywhere
    1:04:56
  35. 43.
    Humanity on Our Plates ft. VP of the Humane Society and Co-Founder of JUST - Josh Balk - Episode 27 - Impact Everywhere
    53:01
  36. 44.
    A Collision of Science and Narrative ft. Marcus Eriksen: Scientist, Ex-Marine, and Co-Founder of The 5 Gyres Institute - Episode 26 - Impact Everywhere
    53:45
  37. 45.
    The Art of Human Connection ft. Artist and Filmmaker Ivan Cash - Episode 25 - Impact Everywhere
    39:52
  38. 46.
    Conscious Marketing and A Simple Code That Could Stop Illegal Logging Forever - ft. Code of Conscience and AKQA - Episode 24 - Impact Everywhere
    39:17
  39. 47.
    Pulling At Threads of Curiosity ft. Environmental Entrepreneur Graham Ross - Episode 23 - Impact Everywhere
    44:35
  40. 48.
    Creating a Shitstorm for Good with Jack Sim - Founder of the World Toilet Organization - Episode 22 - Impact Everywhere
    46:57
  41. 49.
    Harnessing the Power of Privilege ft. Royce Mann: 18-Year-Old Activist and Spoken Word Poet - Episode 21 - Impact Everywhere
    36:40
  42. 50.
    The Unexpected Benefits of Investing in Curiosity ft. NASA Research Scientist Michelle Thaller - Episode 20 - Impact Everywhere
    44:03

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