味の素グループは、創業以来一貫して、事業を通じて社会や地域の課題の解決に取り組み、社会的価値を創造することで経済的価値を創出してきました。このPodcastでは、サステナビリティ領域において日本で先進的な取り組みをしている味の素株式会社の森島 千佳執行役に、BCGのマネージング・ディレクター＆パートナー 折茂 美保がサステナビリティの経営への織り込み方や味の素が掲げるビジョンなどについて伺いました。
Southeast Asia and other Global South regions are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Dave Sivaprasad explains how AI can play a crucial role in protecting at-risk populations.
Emerging economy areas like Lagos face droughts, flooding, and sea level rise. With robust adaptation and resilience strategies, they can protect themselves and become climate innovation leaders.
Companies that meet ESG challenges in emerging markets find that being a sustainability leader unlocks growth opportunities.
As energy companies transition to a green economy, the livelihoods of millions of people working in carbon-intensive industries will be affected. Here’s how to make sure no one gets left behind.
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Directors want to integrate sustainability into corporate strategy, but obstacles remain, according to a global survey by BCG, INSEAD, and Heidrick & Struggles.
Financial institutions play a powerful role in funding global decarbonization. They can take several steps to ensure that their financing doesn’t worsen social inequity.
Institutional investors were late to realize the alpha potential of clean tech and other environmental investments. They should avoid making the same mistake with social impact.
BCG’s Johanna Benesty explains that, while businesses in every sector have the potential to be socially transformative, the opportunity in healthcare is particularly great.
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Experts across BCG and BCG X talk about the trends and opportunities that lie ahead for the digital health care market.
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Recovery efforts in Ukraine hinge on the country's capacity to absorb technical and financial support. BCG and The European Investment Bank recommend key frameworks and principals for maximizing the economic and social impact of these efforts, as well as strategies for prioritizing funding and support.
Companies must deploy three strategies—centered on global talent, cross-border innovation, and taking a stand for human rights—to maximize value from migration.
David Young clarifies the private sector's role in preparing for humanitarian crises for the good of the business, its employees, and the country in which it operates.
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Jim Andrew, a BCG alumnus and current chief sustainability officer at PepsiCo, discusses the business case for regenerative agriculture and working with farmers to drive more sustainable practices.
In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, our global food systems are struggling to feed those most at risk.
New regulations are pushing farmers and their suppliers to adopt environmental practices. Traditionalists see this as a disruption, but leaders will treat it as an opportunity.
Investors often misperceive—and therefore overlook—an ethnic group that’s a growing economic powerhouse in the US.
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Misconceptions about Black and Latinx un/underbanked households make it hard for the financial sector to address the problem effectively.
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