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Climate risk and response: Physical hazards and socioeconomic impacts

– How could Earth’s changing climate impact socioeconomic systems across the world in the next three decades? A yearlong, cross-disciplinary research effort at McKinsey & Company provides some answers.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Five ways that ESG creates value

– Getting your environmental, social, and governance (ESG) proposition right links to higher value creation. Here’s why.
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Sustainability at a tipping point

Climate impacts over the next decade are largely locked in, but future impacts depend on decarbonization action over the next... two decades. Tackling the challenge will present new opportunities for growth, innovation, and resilience investment—here are five action areas that can push sustainability in the right direction.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Redefining the power industry

– Quick takes on the pressures posed by climate change—and potential responses.
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Earth to CEO: Your company is already at risk from climate change

– The next decade is decisive. Acting now to prepare your enterprise for climate change will pay off.

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Quick takes on the business of sustainability from our experts at the forefront of today’s trends.

The future of mobility

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The future of commercial mobility

How to improve mobility and make our cities cleaner, greener, more livable, and efficient.

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Gold in an era of drones, deep mines, and dedollarization

– While gold does not tarnish or decay, the industry that mines, refines, and fashions the yellow metal is far less stable.
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How to incentivize food systems to meet the realities of the 21st century

– Today’s food systems don’t address the needs of people or the planet. New research from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey... lays out a road map to create the needed incentives.
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The future is now: How oil and gas companies can decarbonize

– As the pressure to act on climate change builds, the industry should consider a range of options.
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Accelerating plastic recovery in the United States

– Plastic waste is a critical issue of our time. Effecting change will require an integrated approach.
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Precision fisheries: Navigating a sea of troubles with advanced analytics

– Advanced analytics may help struggling fisheries thrive while simultaneously protecting endangered ocean resources.
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Toward a net-zero future: Decarbonizing upstream oil and gas operations

– To operate well is to operate responsibly—but more must be done on sustainable design and balanced portfolios to achieve a net-zero... future.
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Germany’s energy transition at a crossroads

– Germany has been a leader in the transition toward a low-carbon-energy system, but it will still miss most of its energy-transition... targets for 2020. Urgent action is needed to get back on track.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Answering society’s call: A new leadership imperative

– How do transparency, empathy, and meaning work in practice?
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The future of food: Meatless?

– Plant-based “meat” is all the rage. But is it just a fad? In this edition, The Next Normal peers into the... future of meat and protein consumption.
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Rethinking the renewable strategy for an age of global competition

– Renewable-based power generation is rising. As the market evolves, what will it take to succeed, and what kinds of players will... win?
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Five Fifty: Slow burn

– It’s axiomatic that as economies grow, energy demand increases at a similar rate. But renewables may finally break the connection.
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