Helping leaders and future leaders accelerate sustainable and inclusive growth in the heart of Europe

The challenges we face today are complex and global. With the world in constant flux, staying informed about the latest insights and trends is a real challenge. At the same time, leaders are working hard to build a future that delivers growth, sustainability, and inclusion.

Inspiring Belgium includes curated content on key topics to help regional leaders prepare for the future.



To build on a slim digital lead, Belgian companies need to improve in three key areas: talent strategy, at-scale adoption of analytics, and change management.

Tom Pluym Partner, Brussels

From good to great in digital: The opportunity for Belgian companies

– To build on their slim digital lead, Belgian companies need to improve in a few specific areas.

How to design our digital future?

– To meet consumers' expectations and create a thriving digital future, action needs to be taken.

McKinsey Technology Trends Outlook 2022

– Which technology trends matter most for companies in 2022? New analysis by the McKinsey Technology Council highlights the development, possible uses, and industry effects of advanced technologies.



Research shows that a net-zero transition is possible. Successful companies of the future will not just view sustainability as a small part of the overall business strategy—rather, it will become core to everything they do.

Nicolas Denis Partner, Brussels

The net-zero transition: What it would cost, what it could bring

McKinsey partners Nicolas Denis and Hamid Samandari discuss the economic implications and industry requirements needed for transitioning to a net-zero emissions world, including decarbonization and other key insights.

The net-zero transition: What it would cost, what it could bring

– This McKinsey report offers a detailed look at the economic and societal impact of the transition to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

How can Belgian companies contribute to a more sustainable future?

– Even though we have advanced beyond the initial 1.5°-degree pathway conversations, many of the far-reaching implications still aren't understood.

Diversity and Inclusion


Leaders can no longer see growth, diversity, and inclusion as trade-offs; we must build a future that delivers all three.

Kathleen Martens Partner, Brussels
Article - McKinsey Health Institute

Addressing employee burnout: Are you solving the right problem?

– Employers have invested unprecedented resources in employee mental health and well-being. With burnout at all-time highs, leaders wonder if they can make a difference. Our research suggests they can.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Our future lives and livelihoods: Sustainable and inclusive and growing

– Growth for all, growth for good. Here, we offer a proposal for business, government, and society leaders.
Blog Post

Why inclusion matters—and how to foster it

– Five blog posts that can help leaders enhance inclusion to benefit their organization and its people.

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