For all its imperfections, the G20 is a remarkable example of leaders, nations, friends, and some-time competitors coming together in the spirit of collaboration and in recognition that we are better when working on problems from diverse perspectives. Xynteo Senior Partner, Vipul Kumar, looks at four of the big moves to come out of last weekend’s Summit in New Delhi.
Across the last nine months the Leadership Vanguard cohort of change makers have travelled the world to investigate the big challenges we face as a global society and the threat to the planetary ecosystem in which we live. In this final Field Report, we travel to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) where the catalysts explore 'how we can go from these small seeds to initiatives that do truly scale up, wide and deep?'
With a steady economic growth rate that has eclipsed China’s for the last two years, India will also host heads of state from around the world at the G20 summit in September. With its enhanced profile, the nation also faces a greater responsibility to lead in addressing urgent global challenges and advancing the sustainable development goals. Vikaasa is pioneering the good growth India needs to meet its ambitions.
Advisory firm Xynteo is helping businesses find new ways to shift the needle and address challenges by embracing cross-sectoral partnerships. Today, more than ever before, global businesses are realizing the scale and complexity of social and environmental challenges and the threat it poses to their growth. Vikaasa, a coalition of forward-leaning organisations launched in 2017 is accelerating India’s development goals.
Airbnb’s announcement on WFH flexibility and its extension to working from almost anywhere in the country for up to 90 days a year is a signal that the post-pandemic world of work has the potential to be fundamentally different.
To celebrate the day, our amazing people at Xynteo have put together some thoughts, book recommendations, insightful videos and even an Instagram account that they felt brings an important perspective.
In the last 100 years, we have made tremendous gains - but to overcome today's challenges of climate and inquality, we need to redouble our efforts. Here are five leadership shifts we believe are needed to achieve meaningful action.
20-30% of jobs in Europe are carried out by gig workers. Even though these workers make up a large part of our economy, they do not have the financial safety nets afforded by others – especially detrimental during the pandemic.
In the third in a series of articles by CEOs, chairs and other senior leaders of companies about the future of growth in Europe, N. Chandrasekaran of Tata & Sons shares his thoughts on the future of the continent.