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BUSINESS • Insight
Fueling innovation and filling gaps in Latin America
August 5, 2021
A lack of early stage capital on the continent has hampered start-up creation and scaling. MAYA Capital co-founders Lara Lemann and Monica Saggioro are determined to change that.
Business Perspective
Moving the Needle on DEI
August 3, 2021
Shelly McNamara, head of equality and inclusion at Procter & Gamble, knows just how valuable it is to work at an inclusive company. Back in 2012, as a VP at P&G, she came out publicly as LGBTQ, and she's since worked tirelessly to ensure that the organization is not only diverse but also a place where all employees feel like they can be their authentic selves. After more than a year of pandemic and political and racial tensions in the U.S. and other parts of the world, these issues have become even more critical for businesses to address, and McNamara points to specific DEI strategies that have proven effective in a variety of corporate environments. McNamara is the author of the book "No Blanks, No Pauses: A Path to Loving Self and Others."
Consumer Insights
B2B CMOs Chart New Paths To Growth Post-Covid
August 5, 2021
Forrester’s 2021 Global Marketing Survey reveals how B2B marketing leaders are adapting their strategies to accelerate recovery while keeping customers front and center. Here are three key takeaways.
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BUSINESS • Outlook
Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Still 93% Effective After 6 Months, Company Says
August 5, 2021
Moderna’s latest efficacy data hasn’t been published in a medical journal and further details weren’t released.
Business Insight
The $1 trillion infrastructure bill is a baby step toward the US grid we need
August 5, 2021
Any effective plan to tackle climate change hinges on a basic technology: long wires strung across tall towers. The US needs to add hundreds of thousands of miles of transmission lines in the coming decades to weave together fragmented regional power systems into an interconnected grid capable of supporting a massive influx of renewables. A…
Stop giving out booster shots until more of the world is vaccinated, says the WHO
August 5, 2021
The World Health Organization has called for a halt to any booster shots until the end of September so that more people in low-income countries can get vaccinated first. The agency’s director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said that more than 4 billion vaccine doses have now been administered globally, but 80% of those have gone to…
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