In episode 176 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, I speak with Sam Sutaria, CEO at WaterBear, on launching WaterBear 2.0 and empowering conscious citizens to impact the world through digital media.
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About Sam Sutaria
Sam Sutaria is a visionary leader in the media and entertainment industry, driving growth and innovation in the sector.
He is now the CEO of WaterBear, a purpose-driven streaming platform that uses storytelling to drive global impact.
Prior to joining WaterBear, Sam held various leadership positions at The European Nature Trust, Barnes Film Festival, and the Resilient Foundation.
Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in launching and scaling successful businesses, developing and executing strategic plans, and building high-performing teams.
Sam’s passion for using media to drive social and environmental change is evident in his leadership of WaterBear. Under his direction, the platform has become a leading voice in the environmental and humanitarian space, partnering with over 100 global NGO organizations to raise awareness and inspire action on critical issues.
Sam holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Biology from the University of Bristol and a Master’s degree in Filmaking from the University of the West of England. He is a dynamic and forward-thinking leader, committed to leveraging the power of media to create a better world for all.
WaterBear is an innovative streaming platform with a purpose-driven mission to promote awareness and action towards protecting our planet.
The platform offers a diverse range of award-winning documentaries, impactful series, and enlightening short films that inspire people to engage with environmental and humanitarian causes.
At WaterBear, they are proud to partner with over 100 global NGO organizations that are working tirelessly to address critical environmental and humanitarian issues.
Through the platform, you can access inspiring films that highlight the important work of these organizations, and even join their communities directly through the platform to take action on the causes that matter most to you.
The company believes that inspiration and education should be accessible to all, which is why they offer all films for free without any hidden fees or subscriptions.
WaterBear is always looking for new content suggestions from our community, so feel free to contact them at email@example.com with any recommendations.
As a purpose-driven streaming platform, they prioritize sustainability in everything they do. WaterBear works closely with planet partners, brands, and NGOs to produce original content that entertains and inspires people into action.
They also strive to keep our environmental impact to a minimum by ensuring that all productions are Albert Certified and implementing internal sustainability policies on travel, energy usage, and waste minimization.
In 2022, WaterBear became a certified B Corp, demonstrating commitment to verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability.
The company believes that we all have a role to play in protecting our planet, and by joining our community, you can be a part of the change you wish to see in the world.
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