Jobs of Tomorrow

Through new data sources, we can gain unprecedented insights into emerging opportunities for employment in the global economy, and granular understanding of the skill sets needed by professionals. This new data reveals that 96 jobs across seven professional clusters are fast emerging in tandem reflecting “digital” and “human” factors driving growth in the professions of…

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Transforming Food System

Historic productivity gains in the food sector have come at alarming environmental and health costs. To meet the aspiration of establishing inclusive, efficient, sustainable, nutritious and healthy food systems capable of achieving the SDGs, a comprehensive transformation is required. We need to fundamentally change the way food is produced, including the practices of agri-industrial operations…

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Political Fragmentation

In recent decades, political party systems across Europe have fragmented and electoral volatility has increased. The number of parties represented in parliaments across the continent has grown and the formerly dominant mainstream parties have seen their support base collapse, forcing parties into often uncomfortable and unstable coalitions. From the United Kingdom to Germany, politicians and…

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The End of Hunger

More than 250 million tonnes of food is wasted annually in developing countries. Increased access to energy can help modernize the food chain, in particular allowing more cold storage for products, preventing waste. Mini-grids and decentralized renewables can provide energy at a lower cost for producers and consumers to enable this access. In our fight…

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Child Safe

Today, more than 50% of the world’s children experience violence every year. In 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all the world’s nations, representing a global commitment to a better future for all. SDG 16.2 calls for an end to all forms of violence against children by 2030; target 9.C calls for…

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The Game of Vermilion

Whenever we are talking about Durga Puja, one thing always make bengali Hindu women more excited, and that is “Sindur Khela”(Vermilion Play). Sindur khela is a very colourful bengali hindu festival which celebrate on Vijayadashami. According to the one theory, the zamindar houses to usher bonhomie among the housewives, around 200yrs ago.And the second theory,…

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Wildland Farms

Just 25 km from the constant buzz of planes taking off at London’s second busiest airport, Gatwick, there’s a very different cacophony of sound. “When you go out at dawn, you can feel your chest vibrating with the sheer volume of noise,” says rewilding pioneer Charlie Burrell. “That was the big difference: that vibrant noise…

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Is Data the New Oil ?

The 1970s saw heated debates in the international community with regard to the ownership of natural resources, centered on the methods and institutions that would manage their price and supply, and the strategic routes and chokepoints that determined access to these resources. Oil was the most important such resource—simultaneously a fuel for 20th century industrialization…

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Breathe

Pollution, a major contributor to climate change, is a growing concern in India, as it is around the world. The country faces one of the highest disease burdens from air pollution in the world, with an estimated 100% of the population living in areas with PM2.5 concentrations – pollution particles that have a diameter of less…

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Banking on Solar

Fifth Third Bank’s Aulander Holloman Solar Facility in North Carolina is officially declared open – with 80 megawatts (MW) of capacity, it’s one of the largest solar projects in the US. It is the first time a member of the RE100 initiative, led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, has met its entire electricity need from solar power. Built by solar…

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