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37% of the Top 20 Skills Requested for the Average US Job Have Changed Since 2016

BCG, The Burning Glass Institute, and Emsi Burning Glass analyzed more than 15 million job postings to understand how skill requests changed from 2016 to 2021One in five skills (22%) requested for the average US job is an entirely new requirement in that occupationNearly three-quarters of jobs changed more from 2019 through 2021 than in the previous three-year periodBOSTON—Jobs are more disrupted today than ever before, and changing at breakneck speed, according to a new report from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Emsi Burning Glass, and The Burning Glass Institute. Over one-third of the top 20 skills requested in postings for the average US job have changed since 2016, and one in five skills is an entirely new requirement for that job.

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Micromobility Has Great Promise for Cities—if Integrated into the Current Transportation Landscape

The pandemic and rising fuel prices are encouraging many more consumers to look at micromobilityYet, only one in five consumers surveyed plan to use micromobility for their commute to workCity planners and the micromobility industry need to work together to design integrated solutions to overcome barriers to adoptionBOSTON—Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world’s leading management consulting firms, and the University of St. Gallen announced today the release of the article “Putting Micromobility at the Center of Urban Mobility,” which previews the findings from a new survey of 11,000 consumers across 23 cities in 10 countries. The article examines consumers’ views and usage patterns for micromobility vehicles, including bikes, e-bikes, e-scooters, and e-mopeds, and it analyzes the incentives and deterrents to broader adoption.

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Looming Global Food Crisis Requires Immediate and Coordinated Action from All Sectors

The War in Ukraine Exposes an Urgent Need to Rethink and Improve the Structure and Resilience of Our Food SystemsPublic, Private, and Social Sectors Must Collaboratively Reshape Food Systems to React Quickly When Humanitarian Needs Are Most PressingNew BCG Report Provides 30 Near- and Medium-Term Solutions to Make Global Food Systems More ResilientBOSTON—Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is testing the capacity of global food systems to feed the world in times of crisis. An estimated 1.7 billion people—most of them in developing economies—could suffer severely increased food insecurity, higher energy prices, or greater debt burdens, according to the UN Task Team for the Global Crisis Response Group. Each of these individual factors adversely affects people’s ability to feed themselves. At the same time, there is a critical need to address them more holistically and across all sectors in order to reshape our food systems so that we can counteract this humanitarian crisis—and future ones.

Ventas de auriculares de realidad extendida llegarán a más de 90 millones en 2025

Principales barreras de adopción de las tecnologías de realidad extendida se están reduciendo rápidamente.Realidad extendida ofrece casos de uso concretos tanto para consumidores como para empresas.Bogotá — El metaverso se está constituyendo como el escenario ideal de innovación y crecimiento económico y los dispositivos de realidad extendida (XR) y la Web3 son parte de la puerta de entrada a este mundo. Boston Consulting Group (BCG) en su nuevo reporte, ‘The Corporate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Metaverse’, revela que el mercado masivo de los auriculares de realidad aumentada, virtual y mixta (AR, VR y MR) está creciendo rápidamente, con dispositivos como Meta Quest 2 a precios asequibles y fáciles de configurar y usar, siendo esta una de las tecnologías que convergen para crear el metaverso.

BCG and Carbon Direct Create Partnership to Accelerate Net-Zero Path for Clients Through High-Quality Carbon Reduction, Removal, and Utilization

BCG and Carbon Direct Partnership Will Deliver Enhanced Carbon Management Plans to Source High-Quality Carbon Credits to Fulfill Clients’ Climate CommitmentsPartnership Brings Together BCG’s Strategic Experience with Carbon Direct’s Scientific Expertise as a Leading Carbon Management FirmBOSTON—Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world’s leading management consulting firms, signed a strategic partnership with Carbon Direct, a carbon management firm that combines scientific expertise and technology to deliver high-quality carbon reduction, removal, and utilization solutions.

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Private Equity Firms Can Be Catalysts in Fighting Climate Change; Here Is How

Private equity leaders can drive climate change solutions and create value by decarbonizing higher-emitting “gray” assets, rather than avoiding these risks completelyPrivate equity is uniquely placed to drive sustainability due to its longer holding periods and full-ownership modelsAlthough industry barriers can pose a challenge, a new whitepaper from the World Economic Forum and BCG outlines five key priorities that the private equity industry can adopt to create sustainable solutions through their investmentsNEW YORK—A new whitepaper, “Creating Value Through Sustainability in Private Markets,” released by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), identifies key steps that the private equity industry can take to drive change.

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