April 6, 2022

Unicorns are now spread across five continents

Unicorns (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 workplace

After 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 equality

There 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.

January 20, 2022

Opinno Impact Report 2021

This report does not focus so much on the figures, but rather on the Impact Model we have created for our clients, the industry and society. ​

January 14, 2022

Sustainability Keys for Senior Management

The 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 work

Some 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 disaster

Given 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.

August 30, 2021

Non-financial financial information: key to a sustainable economy

Simply bragging about revenues and profits is not enough. Companies must evidence their sustainability efforts not only to continue attracting investment, but also to transform themselves and prove their commitment to a society that is on high alert as a result of climate change and an economic model that needs to change.

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 21, 2021

Digital therapies: the unstoppable rise of a sector awaiting regulation

Very few countries on the continent have legislated for such technologies that improve patient health without human intervention. However, the importance of digitization during the pandemic has been demonstrated and the pharmaceutical sector must work to be at the forefront when regulations flourish.
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