May 12, 2022
- May 4, 2022
From the Ground to the Cloud: Unicorns Also Live on the CloudAmong the herd of unicorn startups, the species known as the 'cloud' is making great strides to enable all kinds of companies to increase their profits and value proposition. What are they? How do they live alongside other "purebreds", such as Amazon or IBM?
- April 21, 2022
Green Unicorns Aim to Dominate the Business SectorThey are fast-growing, capital-intensive startups that run their businesses in a sustainable manner. Between 2017 and 2021, these green firms received the most funding in Europe, raising 24% of the money invested.
- April 12, 2022
“Brands have a lot to gain from leveraging the metaverse's potential”For the Vice President of Technology and Digital Transformation at the AB InBev Middle Americas brewery, Pedro Garavito, improving consumer experience and service by using data and digital platforms is crucial. Despite the challenges facing the sector, he says they are already working to be at the forefront of the trends that are revolutionizing the market, such as blockchain, NFTs and gaming.
- April 6, 2022
Unicorns are now spread across five continentsUnicorns (technological companies valued at more than $1 billion prior to going public) are no longer limited to the United States and are becoming increasingly common in the rest of the world. Asia and Europe (especially the North) are also key players in a rapidly growing market, driven by trends such as online commerce and decarbonization.
- March 22, 2022
Shifting to a hybrid work model: a more flexible, efficient and agile workplaceAfter a year of working remotely due to the pandemic, employers across all industries are now bringing workers back to the office. However, the pandemic has fundamentally shifted the way in which people work and many companies have decided to opt for a hybrid model that combines virtual and face-to-face work, with the challenges that this entails.
- March 14, 2022
"Companies that are not sustainable will go bankrupt and out of business."BBVA's Global Head of Sustainability, Javier Rodríguez Soler, says that the commitment to sustainability is a smart and profitable decision from an economic point of view for companies in all sectors, and that it must be approached from a global perspective: local solutions do not serve any useful purpose if we continue to pollute in other parts of the world.
- March 8, 2022
Female leadership so we don't have to wait 135 years to achieve equalityThere have been several studies which recognize that companies with women in management positions have more success. Furthermore, it is a step towards equality, which the UN plans to achieve after more than a century.
- February 3, 2022
10 Flashes. State of Art of Corporate InnovationWith this report, we intend to contribute to join efforts so that leaders of any organization continue to advance in their approaches, as more competitive, open and collaborative organizations in innovation.
- January 14, 2022
Sustainability Keys for Senior ManagementThe pandemic derived from the COVID-19 has influenced this process and in the rhythm of the transformation. Have you been a catalyst for sustainability?
- December 1, 2021
“People want more sustainable cement, but they don’t want to pay for it”To be a leader in one of the most difficult sectors to decarbonize is not without its challenges, as demonstrated by the CEO of Cementos Pacasmayo, Humberto Nadal. Despite the sector’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, Nadal regrets that civil society finds it difficult to accept the higher costs of green innovation, but he continues to rely on it for the ongoing improvement of the cement industry.
- November 3, 2021
“Green hydrogen is set to transform the energy industry”The CEO and regional manager of ENGIE Peru, Rik De Buyserie, is steadfast in his belief that green hydrogen will be the next revolution in the energy sector, an increasingly complex industry which needs us to bridge the gap with clients
- October 20, 2021
“Universities that ignore sustainability will be left behind”The Global Head of Sustainability at IE University, Isabela del Alcázar, believes that higher education institutions should incorporate environmental, social and governance issues in a cross-disciplinary way, and that the whole community should be familiar with these concepts in order to apply them
- October 14, 2021
Switching to a hybrid model: the challenges of combining virtual and face-to-face workSome companies have decided to return to the office, while others continue to work remotely during a somewhat unusual ‘back-to-school’ period. In addition to the two models, there is a third: the hybrid model, which combines both.
- October 5, 2021
“Not only do we need to reduce the carbon footprint of the textile and fashion industries, but we also need to make clothes last longer”In order to connect with a new consumer who is increasingly demanding sustainability but does not want to spend more than they already are, Desigual’s founder, Thomas Meyer, is confident he can use technology to reshape the fashion industry in a way that combines a respect for the planet with greater process efficiency
- September 21, 2021
“We are looking for software engineers with a ‘startup’ mentality”The person responsible for talent acquisition in Adidas, Carla Giménez de la Daughter, explains the philosophy after the technological hub of a sports company, and is expectantly existing for unpredictable changes in the labor market for the coming years
- September 14, 2021
Sector Insurance and Climate Change: A new preventive approach to anticipate the disasterGiven its experience in risk management, the insurance sector is poised to become a strategic ally in dealing with the escalation of extreme weather events linked to climate change. To this end, it is essential that companies adopt a prevention-based approach.
- September 8, 2021
“MOOCs do not provide practical training for the real world”The future of education will be hybrid, inclusive and personalized thanks to technologies such as artificial intelligence, says Sam Schofield, vice-president at Udacity. In addition, he says that workers with backgrounds in cybersecurity and data science will be especially valued.