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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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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A New Leadership

A recent headline, Narcissists Horrible People but Happy struck a nerve globally, at least on the social media channels that I follow. The story focused on research by Queen’s University Belfast that found narcissists to be happier, less stressed and depressed despite their grandiose, shameless and socially toxic behaviour. Admittedly the study made me think of a…

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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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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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The Rise of A.I.

Although it is going to shape our future, yet we need to know how it’s affecting our present life.

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