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    The Future of Sustainable Investment in China

    BCG’s Baiping Chen sits down with CGTN to share his insights on prospective sustainable investments in China as the country aims to be carbon neutral by 2060. Chen says “penetration of ESG related investment in China is still quite low” compared to the rest of the world, but that opportunities exist. He believes ESG investment is the future for Chinese companies that are looking to reduce pollution and achieve carbon neutrality.


    Why “Great” is No Longer Good Enough

    Companies that attend to total societal impact (TSI) “generate better returns, are more valuable, and have an easier time attracting capital,” BCG’s Arindam Bhattacharya writes in his article for BusinessWorld. He shares the findings of BCG’s research, which uncovered three TSI approaches that dozens of global companies have taken to enhance their social impact while delivering strong shareholder returns and growth: build innovative business models, retool processes and functions, and partner with local governments.


    Hurry, Time is Running Out to Lock in the Benefits of Remote Work

    In her column for Forbes, BCG’s Deborah Lovich asks business leaders a big question: “Do we really want to go back?” Instead of downplaying some of the new and improved ways of working today, she suggests leaders should be looking at the benefits of remote work to catapult their organizations forward. Lovich proposes three questions leaders should be asking as the pandemic slows and workers return to the office.


    How AI-Powered Companies Dodged the Worst Damage from COVID

    Artificial Intelligence will be critical in helping companies manage chronic uncertainty, asserts BCG’s François Candelon in his op-ed for Fortune. He outlines the ways in which companies that are ahead of the curve in their use of AI minimize costs and maximize revenue. Candelon also posits that while humans will play a key role in all AI-driven execution, having employees reimagine themselves working in tandem with AI is the only way for companies to “win the post-pandemic future.”

    The Edge Malaysia

    Malaysia’s Renewable Energy Opportunity

    Asia-Pacific is expected to attract $3.7 trillion in renewable-energy investments by 2040 – more than the investment commitments in North America and Europe combined. In The Edge Malaysia, BCG’s Dave Sivaprasad and Priyanshu Kumbhare write that green energy presents new opportunities for Malaysia in particular. Sivaprasad and Kumbhare explain that Malaysia’s rollout of renewable energy will create new jobs and open new business opportunities for the country.


    Deep Tech: 30,000 Startups Can’t Be Wrong (And Some Will Change Our Lives)

    In her column for Forbes, BCG’s Deborah Lovich asserts that deep tech is going to change our lives. She says “patience is needed; you need to think long term,” and suggests the kinds of questions leaders of large companies should be asking themselves now to prepare. Lovich shares that deep tech also has the potential to disrupt existing industries and crush businesses that are unable to adapt. She believes that senior leaders must keep this in mind as they evaluate the emerging landscape.

    The Sunday Times

    Business Travelers Opt for Eco-Friendly Alternatives

    In The Sunday Times of London, BCG’s Mai-Britt Poulsen outlines BCG’s pledge to cut emissions from business travel in accordance with the firm’s goal to reach net zero by 2030. As part of its commitment to combat climate change, she explains, BCG is piloting an initiative that highlights the carbon footprint of travel and provides more environmentally friendly alternatives for staff. Poulsen says the process was designed to “create transparency and awareness and then generate discussions as to what we actually need to change to meet our target.”

    The Guardian

    ‘Peak Meat’ by 2025 for Europe and the US

    A new BCG report, produced in collaboration with Blue Horizon, found that “alternative proteins will capture 11% of the global protein market by 2035.” BCG’s Decker Walker tells The Guardian that the US and Europe may reach “peak meat” in 2025, after which the consumption of meat will decline due to the fast growth of plant-based alternatives. Walker believes the world is already at such a point where meat consumption is falling for the first time in history.

    The Australian

    The Future of Work in the Era of AI

    According to a BCG report on the future of work in the era of AI, the Australian economy will likely face a shortage of more than a half-million workers across critical sectors by 2030 and “huge economic disruption.” BCG’s Miguel Carrasco tells The Australian that demonstrated policy measures are “needed to help workers transition away from the impacted industries.” He believes that digital literacy and education reform can create transformative changes and a more adaptive Australian workforce.

    Bangkok Post

    Investment and Innovation in Thai Renewable Energy

    BCG’s Aman Modi and Marko Lackovic write in the Bangkok Post that population growth, strong economic performance, and significant market potential will increase Asia Pacific’s renewable energy capacity by two terawatts over the next decade. They reference a BCG report that explores this substantial growth potential and the reasons why Thailand is positioned to lead. They write “with greater liberalization and supportive tweaks to the landscape,” Thailand can unlock a new future of renewable power investment.

    Yahoo Finance

    Business Leaders Must Encourage Vaccinations

    BCG CEO Rich Lesser joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the latest updates on the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and its impact on businesses. He emphasizes the importance of business leaders doing everything possible to encourage people to get vaccinated quickly. He also details the importance of effective management during this complex period of workers returning to the office. Lesser says that “many businesses will be doing everything they can to educate, to encourage, and to incent their colleagues to get vaccinated.”

    Khaleej Times

    UAE is a Leader in Creating Inclusive Societies for Women

    BCG’s Maya El Hachem tells the Khaleej Times that all stakeholders have a role to play in advancing gender balance and women’s empowerment in the workplace. She details the ways in which women themselves, the private sector, and governments can introduce measures for improvement. El Hachem explains that the UAE is a great example of how all these stakeholders are coming together, especially senior Emirati women, who are serving as role models.