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  • Biodiversity

    The Ecosystem at the Heart of Business An unexpected positive outcome from the COVID-19 pandemic is related to climate change — after decades of steady increases, global carbon dioxide emissions actually fell. A combination of declining manufacturing and social activities in 2020 — factory shutdowns, a fall in air travel, and work from home which...

    Sustainability & Society
  • Natural Gas

    Powering Up the Energy Transition Much of the focus on the Energy Transition has been on how quickly renewables could take over, but reducing emissions from hard-to-abate sectors and places complicates the outlook. In this context, is natural gas a transition fuel, a soon-to-be stranded asset, or is it an energy source that could be...

    Sustainability & Society
  • Technology at Work v6.0

    How could the acceleration of digital during the COVID-19 pandemic lead to an acceleration in the shift to a post-production society where jobs in both the manufacturing and service sectors are at risk for automation and offshoring? Click on the video for a preview of the Technology at Work v6.0 report.

    Technology & Innovation
  • Technology at Work v6.0

    The Coming of the Post-Production Society Ever have that déjà vu feeling? Last year about this time, we published our report and discussed how COVID-19 restrictions were being lifted and the end of ‘work from home’ was on the horizon. Apparently, that was just a practice run. This time it’s the real deal. Around the...

    Technology & Innovation
  • Hard-to-Abate Sectors and Emissions

    The Toughest Nuts to Crack for a Net Zero Future The COVID-19 pandemic has been noteworthy for so many negative things, but there was one temporary bright spot — global carbon emissions declined. With the sudden halt in industrial production and transportation coming to a standstill, cities saw noticeable declines in air pollution and the...

    Sustainability & Society
  • Future of Money

    Crypto, CBDCs and 21st Century Cash We live in a digital age. How we communicate, shop, entertain ourselves, take care of our health and order groceries, all look significantly different than how we would have done it just 20 years ago. Banking and finance is also changing. And so is money. We already have digital...

    Technology & Innovation

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