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Experts discuss how employers can help young people start their careers

Nearly three-quarters of young people – aged between 15 and 24 in 92 countries – are off-track to acquire the skills needed for employment, according to a new report published today by the Education Commission and UNICEF and supported by Generation Unlimited.  Recovering...


Facing down the climate crisis: Turning your business green

Over the past few years, sustainability has been rising swiftly up the corporate agenda. However, thus far, real change has failed to materialise. Even though businesses in the UK are well aware of the need for more sustainable practices, 35% of UK executives and leaders still struggle to...


Sustainability in healthcare 

In 2021, the Prince of Wales launched Terra Carta – a global roadmap to 2030, helping businesses move into a sustainable future. UAE-based, Fakeeh University Hospital has become one of the first private hospitals to join this initiative. Dr. Fatih Mehmet Gul, Chief Executive Officer, Fakeeh...


Target tests first net zero energy store 

Target Corporation  has announced its most sustainable store to date, as the site will generate more renewable energy than it needs annually to operate and will test multiple innovations to reduce the building’s emissions. The Vista, California, store’s retrofit and new features...


Global development finance coalition commits over US$5.5 billion for MSME financing in Africa 

The  coalition for a sustainable and inclusive recovery of the private sector – an international group of 20 development finance institutions that came together in 2020 – has announced commitments of over US$5.55 billion of financing to micro, small and medium enterprises...


Reinvent and rethink your business 

Bev White is CEO of Harvey Nash Group, which is a global recruitment consultancy and IT outsourcing service provider, and was recently identified as one of the most influential women in UK tech. She spoke to us about skill shortages in the tech sector, gender diversity and the future...


IKEA: Taste the Future 

IKEA is inviting ‘people with imagination’ for a job interview over experimental 3D-printed meatballs as part of a new data and technology recruitment campaign. During 2022 the brand will open more than 150 technology and innovation roles across Europe. We spoke to Karen Rivoire,...


Consumers are choosing to live with less and re-evaluating purchases

Some of the behaviours adopted by consumers during the pandemic, tracked by the EY Future Consumer Index since  April 2020, have become embedded within mindsets.   A majority (63%) of the 16,000 consumers surveyed say the new behaviours they have had...


Consumers are choosing to live with less

Some of the behaviours adopted by consumers during the pandemic, tracked by the EY Future Consumer Index since April 2020, have become embedded within mindsets.   A majority (63%) of the 16,000 consumers surveyed say the new behaviours they have had...


The Green Claims Code: How brands can reward green consumers

Consumer demand for sustainability has never been greater but while many businesses are implementing genuine corporate responsibility strategies, others are ‘greenwashing’ their eco-credentials, making out they are much more environmentally friendly than they are. James Done, CEO...


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