June 13, 2022
- May 12, 2022
"Solutions to Climate change and the circular economy will not be possible without chemistry”The Spanish chemical industry remains one of the country’s largest consumers of natural gas and it is at the forefront of innovation. The CEO of BASF Española and President of FEIQUE, Carles Navarro, explains how this translates into efforts to transform the sector to make it more sustainable.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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 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.
- August 10, 2021
"The pandemic will generate a change in the way we focus on protection"Coronavirus has led to a surge in demand for remote security services, something easy for Securitas, thanks to its previous commitment to innovation, explains the CEO in Spain, Zacarías Erimías. Thanks to technologies such as artificial intelligence, they offer risk prediction and automatic capacity control services.
- July 28, 2021
"Spain will be a paradise for 'start-ups', but not only for your taxation"The Secretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence, Carme Artigas, outlines the keys to the R&D Missions in AI, analyzes the state of digitalization of Spanish companies and society, clarifies the confusions generated by the Law of 'Start-ups' and reviews the lessons learned after the launch of the 'app' Radar COVID
- July 15, 2021
“New generations won’t make it to old age if we don’t act now”Having spent a lifetime dedicated to protecting the planet, the founder of Fundación Natura and former director of WWF, Roque Sevilla, warns that if we don’t act now against the climate emergency, future generations will not have the opportunity to live as long as previous generations.
- June 28, 2021
"Agile is going to be the word par excellence in the field of business"For iconn's director of transformation, Abraham Ibarra, the key to the future of 'retail' lies in hybridization, both in remote and face-to-face work models and in physical and online purchasing patterns, and affirms that digital transformation has allowed them to reduce the rate of employee turnover
- June 15, 2021
"Tech companies must understand that patients are not numbers."Organon Latin America's medical director, Juan Marques, appreciates that the pandemic has accelerated the healthcare sector's digitalization, but is cautious when it comes to implementing technologies that could put patients' lives and privacy at risk, and stresses that no medical innovation should ever neglect the human touch.
- June 3, 2021
"I'm certain there will be a cure for cancer someday."According to Novartis Oncology Spain's Managing Director, José Marcilla, the pharmaceutical sector must provide value to its customers and stakeholders through innovation, explaining that personalized medicine and immunotherapy are providing great advances in the treatment of oncology patients.
- May 17, 2021
"The consumer is starting to look at where products are made."The president of pharmaceutical company Cantabria Labs, Juan Matji, explains how his industry and company are being transformed by new innovations, and he predicts greater societal consideration of where manufacturing takes place after suffering from its " dependence" on foreign supply chains during lockdown.
- May 4, 2021
"An anonymous person can blow up your digital life in 10 minutes."Online’ reputation has become society's new currency, according to RepScan CEO Josep Coll, whose company is committed to offering digital defence rights to citizens. His ‘start-up’ scours the internet for fake and illegal content in order to remove it and prevent it from damaging its clients' online image.