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  • Subtle Geopolitical Impacts on Oil Prices with a Biden Victory

    While market attention has focused on the bearish potential return of the U.S. to the JCPOA with Iran, the U.S. election could have an immediate impact on the outcome of the OPEC+ meeting on December 1, as a Biden Presidency would likely impact and solidify the relationship between Russia and Saudi Arabia. This would be...

    Global Growth
  • Education: Fast Forward to the Future

    Accelerating Edtech Adoption in a Post-COVID-19 World As well as a big problem in its own right, COVID-19 has brought a number of other challenges to the fore, including political and social unrest, all of which have combined to put the very fabric of the modern society under significant pressure. It is tempting to dismiss...

    Technology & Innovation
  • The Case for Holistic Investment in Girls

    Improving Lives, Realizing Potential, Benefitting Everyone Leave no one behind. That was the promise made by governments and international civil society in their commitments to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. With less than a decade to go it is clear that, if we continue on our current trajectory, we will fall...

    Global Growth
  • Sustainable Tipping Points: The ‘Net Zero’ Club

    The ‘Net Zero’ Club – When Sustainability Meets Margins & Supply Chains What would happen if instead of being viewed as a cost, sustainability was viewed as a positive for corporate pricing and margins? The recent creation of the ‘net zero’ club could be the catalyst to making that happen. With an increasing number of...

    Environmental Economics
  • Closing the Racial Inequality Gaps

    The Economic Cost of Racial Inequality in the U.S. In his Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote, “We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” Today, more than at any time since Dr. King’s assassination,...

    Global Growth
  • Negative Interest Rates

    Where Is the Real Limit to Cheap Money? At some point along your life journey someone has probably given you a nugget of financial wisdom like ‘make sure you put some money in the bank for a rainy day”. Even the magazines at the supermarket checkout have articles on personal finance with flashy titles giving...

    Global Growth

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