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How Sustainable Development Goals Will Improve Business

Businesses are committing to sustainability initiatives as they realise the benefits of doing so, including gaining consumer loyalty as well as stronger investor confidence. What started as a simple CSR activity is now becoming an integral part of company core strategies. Sustainability offers a wide range of business opportunities including scope for disruptive innovations and […]
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Top 5 Countries by CO2 Emissions in 2016

Growing commitment to CO2 emissions but some challenges prevail The top five countries by CO2 emissions from the consumption and flaring of fossil fuels are China, the USA, India, Russia, and Japan. Broadly, the high levels of CO2 emissions in these countries are linked to their economic sizes and structures, extent of urbanisation and the energy mix. […]
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Why Business Dynamics Insights Matter for Business Strategy

A clear understanding of a business’ operating environment is vital for minimising risks and maximising commercial potential in any investment destination. This process involves answering a number of questions in relation to the regulatory burden, corruption, political stability, physical infrastructure and labour force and there’s a challenge between risk and operation costs. The most expensive […]
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GAS to Fuel the Packaging Industry

Packaging is an industry closely influenced by the growing discourse on sustainability given the link between packaging and waste. Sustainability, however, is not just the only factor impacting the industry – changing lifestyle afforded by a faster pace of urbanisation and the associated space constriction are also influencing the pack sizes. Consumers expect to connect […]
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The Emerging Ethical Economy and Implications for the Consumer Goods Industry

The New Consumerism alludes to the emerging ethical economy as consumers reassess their priorities, opting for conscious instead of conspicuous consumption. This means they are considering the green credentials and ethical footprints of the products and services they purchase with strong implications for the consumer goods industry including all those involved in the supply chain ranging from the […]
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Automation and the Future of Work

The discourse on automation is gaining momentum as A.I. and robotics become increasingly sophisticated, emulating tasks initially performed by humans. This is transforming workplaces as more jobs get automated with strong implications for both governments and entrepreneurs. Automation will have an impact on the competitive landscape for businesses, while governments are likely to be faced […]
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The Three Key Factors Driving the Green Economy

Growing threats to sustainability is leading both governments and businesses to explore different elements of the green economy including renewable energy and green technology. As the green economy gains traction, it is important for all stakeholders to understand the key factors driving it as they are relevant for policy making and determining the future business models. […]
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Top 3 Trends in Natural Resources for 2017

Euromonitor International has identified three key trends in natural resources for 2017 including no rollback on climate initiatives, more proactive initiatives from business organisations to embrace resource management and the growing traction of the circular economy. The state of natural resources bear strong significance for the supply chain and manufacturing process as this involves future […]
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Euromonitor International Interview Series on Sustainable Business Models: Magda Pereira at ENERCON

The strategy briefing titled ‘Sustainability and New Ways of Doing Business,’ explored the growing momentum in clean energy. Euromonitor is pleased to publish an interview of Magda Pereira at ENERCON to illustrate the factors that are making it possible for wind energy to develop as a mainstream energy source. The developments are very inspiring given […]
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The Future of the Global Working Environment

In order to understand the future work environment, it is necessary to understand the age demography that will comprise most of the workforce and the characteristics determining their lifestyle and subsequent preference for work environment. By 2030, millennials and generation Z will comprise most of the working population, equaling 3.4 billion in number. These workers […]
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