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Digital transformation on the CEO agenda

– Successful digital transformations may not be as elusive as you think. The best CEOs know up front what success looks like—and what stands in their way.

Decarbonizing the world’s industries: A net-zero guide for nine key sectors

The sectors that produce the majority of global greenhouse-gas emissions face a steep challenge to decarbonize, but our research... shows that solutions are within reach. In many cases, a transformation is well underway. This collection draws together articles and reports that lay out a pathway to net zero for nine emissions-intensive industries

Around the world, nurses say meaningful work keeps them going

– While some surveyed nurses said they plan to leave direct patient care, the effects of COVID-19 on the nursing workforce may be... leveling off.

An AI power play: Fueling the next wave of innovation in the energy sector

– How Vistra Corp. is partnering with McKinsey to improve efficiency and reduce emissions by using AI

Partnering for health equity: ALJ Health’s Akram Bouchenaki

– The CEO of Abdul Latif Jameel Health explains why health equity is essential—now more than ever.

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Can the automotive industry scale fast enough?

– The rapidly increasing uptake of electric vehicles could transform the automotive ecosystem and promote even greater innovations.... For that to happen, two imperatives need attention now.
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Getting strategy wrong—and how to do it right instead

– Too many companies equate strategy with hitting financial goals. They underestimate the difficulty—and the value—of... the real thing.
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Hybrid work: Making it fit with your diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy

– New research details what empowered employees love about hybrid work models and the risks to diversity, equity, and inclusion... if managers get the evolving flexible workplace wrong.
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Navigating inflation: A new playbook for CEOs

– Few chief executives have faced the challenge of leading a company through an inflationary spike like today’s. Lessons from... strong leaders and bold action can help CEOs make the decisions that only they can make.


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Forward Thinking on democratizing technology with Anne-Marie Imafidon

– “Having a computer science degree should not be a prerequisite for being one of the only people in control of what happens... next. It’s about democratizing. It’s about giving folks agency so we can make collective decisions about what happens next rather than it being that technical power race. I don’t know if we can call it race to the—I’m going to call it the bottom, race to the dystopia.”
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Securing Europe’s future beyond energy: Addressing its corporate and technology gap

– European leaders have shown great resolve in their initial response at scale and speed to the war in Ukraine. They will need to... build the same momentum to face the region’s slow-motion corporate and technology crisis. An estimated €2 trillion to €4 trillion of annual value could be at stake—six times the amount needed for the net-zero transition—and with it Europe’s long-term prosperity and strategic autonomy. A program of 11 actions can turn the tide.
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Forward Thinking on the growing role of business in the net-zero transition with Claire O’Neill

– The former British politician who led the United Kingdom’s winning bid to host COP26 is now focused on coordinating an effective... business contribution to the net-zero transition. She sees momentum building. “CEOs left COP saying, ‘We get it. Net zero is the thing we have to do.’”
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Forward Thinking on tech and the unpredictability of prediction with Benedict Evans

– One of the tech world’s sharpest analysts talks about the frontier and how we got here, connecting the metaverse, Web3,... and crypto with everyone from industrialist Henry Ford to writer Voltaire to historian Hugh Trevor-Roper.

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World Economic Forum: A preview of Davos 2022

For the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic, global leaders will gather in person for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Join McKinsey senior partners Sven Smit and Tracy Francis for a discussion of what to expect, starting with the tragic invasion of Ukraine and other converging crises—COVID-19, climate change, rising inflation--that together, are dramatically reshaping the global business agenda.

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