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Geoff Mulgan:
Post-crash, investing in a better world

TEDGlobal 2009 · 18:00 · Filmed Jul 2009
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Geoff Mulgan: Post-crash, investing in a better world
18:00 · Filmed July 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009 · Subtitles available in 17 languages

As we reboot the world's economy, Geoff Mulgan poses a question: Instead of sending bailout money to doomed old industries, why not use stimulus funds to bootstrap some new, socially responsible companies — and make the world a little bit better?

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Geoff Mulgan is director of the Young Foundation, a center for social innovation, social enterprise and public policy that pioneers ideas in fields such as aging, education and poverty reduction. He’s the founder of the think-tank Demos, and the author of "The Art of Public Strategy." Full bio
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