Airbnb shows that the future of (office) work is already here
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. Jonah Grunsell (MD, Xynteo), discusses how any business can take steps to create true inclusivity for their workforce and ensure a future that is more engaging, more rewarding, and more productive.
In the last 100 years, we have made tremendous gains in incomes, wealth, literacy, and lifespans. 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.
How do the spaces we share as communities, shape us as individuals? In second episode, Yamalui speaks of his hope that growing education of young indigenous peoples will empower future generations with the skills and knowledge they need to defend their land.
We live in remarkable times — the move to save people and planet is accelerating and unstoppable. Scientists, activists, commentators, artists, governments, regulators, and individuals are making themselves heard and making things happen.
Vikaasa Leaders Inspire series: Future of Green Hydrogen in India
Since Jacques Charles made the first flight with a hot-air balloon in 1783, hydrogen has been a mainstay in transportation and heavy industry. Hydrogen is not new - From being a rocket fuel to being a critical component to the modern refining industry, hydrogen has transcended through the energy evolution since the 1960s.
Mastercard's Mark Barnett on the future of Europe's flexible working economy
20-30% of jobs in Europe are carried out by gig workers, and the flexible working economy is growing rapidly. 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 crisis such as the pandemic.
How to be cool: the next frontier of climate change mitigation
With pandemic measures largely restricting me to my apartment in hot and humid Taipei these last months, and currently waiting for typhoon In-Fa to make landfall, I have come to appreciate, or perhaps better said dread, the impacts of a heating planet.
Indian innovation: businesses’ creative approach to fighting Covid-19
The crisis in India has been a real test of our ability to respond to Covid-19. And yet, this pandemic has reminded us how we can come together, when pressed, to create a scalable response amid tough circumstances.