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- 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.
- April 20, 2021
"AI saves time, but human brilliance is still necessary to advance beyond that."Technology, open innovation and public-private collaboration are essential to the pharmaceutical sector's progress, says HR Business Partner for Human Resources at Sanofi, David Reyero, who also highlights the importance of joining forces and intelligence between different professionals and technological tools.
- April 5, 2021
"In the next few years there will be professionals, not professions."For Eva Roca, head of Talent Acquisition at Schneider Electric Iberia, dealing with uncertainty is part of the new business normal, companies must empower employees to drive change in an agile way and learn from their inevitable mistakes.
- February 22, 2021
"Insurers need to agree on which client data should not be used"Deputy director general of Transformation at Mutua Madrileña, Jaime Kirkpatrick, unpacks the challenges and opportunities for the insurance sector in the face of technological and mobility changes, and the effect COVID-19 is having. He also calls for an agreement among companies to protect users from discriminatory and unfair algorithms
- February 9, 2021
"Low-cost insurance shouldn't mean lower quality"The director of Digital Business at DKV Group, Josep Celaya, believes that the insurance industry's survival will rely on a firm commitment to the health sector and ''blind faith'' in innovation. He is committed to using digitalisation to break away from the myth that associates low-priced products and services with poorer characteristics
- January 25, 2021
"Human Resources departments must rewrite history"The manager of his division at Arcos Dorados in Argentina, Sergio Pivetti, explains how the pandemic has accelerated their remote working schemes and wellness initiatives with spectacular results, and encourages his counterparts to support their workers in balancing their work and personal lives.
- January 12, 2021
"The pandemic accelerated some of our projects five years"For the CIO of La Comer supermarkets, Flor Argumedo, COVID-19 has become a catalyst for improving customer service and explains how they were able to take advantage of innovation and available technologies to meet the huge increase in demand they were experiencing
- December 22, 2020
"Until everyone is made safe with a vaccine or an antiviral, no one will be"Aside from betting on innovation and technology, the Director General of the pharmaceutical company MSD in Brazil, Hugo Nisenbom, assures that the pharmaceutical industry’s first objective should be the health of the patient and not the economic benefit, especially during coronavirus times
- December 10, 2020
"Companies that fail to see the importance of diversity will suffer a competitive disadvantage"Ralph Lauren's Vice President of Human Resources for EMEA, Patricia Lajara, argues that employee well-being, flexibility and a strong corporate culture will be key to managing a new era in which talent demands social responsibility from their companies
- November 25, 2020
"Countries don’t do research because they are wealthy, they are wealthy because they do research"The Minister of Science, Universities and Innovation for the Community of Madrid, Eduardo Sicilia, states that many aspects of the pandemic would have been resolved if there had been earlier investment in science and innovation. The interconnection of universities and companies within the research ecosystem is key to ensuring that results permeate both society and the economy
- November 11, 2020
"In the medium term, leisure, entertainment, and tourism will be the sectors that experience the greatest boom"The vice-president of Oracle NetSuite for Latin America, Gustavo Moussalli, looks at how the pandemic has forced millions of companies to digitize in record time. As a result, they are noe better prepared, have more control over their businesses and more effective agile decision-making.
- October 26, 2020
"Mobility is changing. People don’t buy cars anymore"As the leader of a business specialising in the innovation of a sector as traditional as energy, the CEO of Enel X, Francesco Venturini, knows first-hand the challenges of digitalisation, but, also, the enormous potential of new technologies to save costs and offer new products and services.