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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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Decarbonizing the grid with 24/7 clean power purchase agreements

– In the global struggle to curb greenhouse-gas emissions, renewable power is taking an ever-increasing share of generation capacity.... Yet the rise of wind and solar power is creating new challenges in managing the system.
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Acting where it makes a difference: The corporate center that can flex

– The demands facing general and administrative functions are changing, strengthening the case for corporate centers to embrace... more flexible operating models.
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State of Fashion Technology Report 2022

– As technological innovation accelerates, fashion companies have an opportunity to serve customers better while also creating a... more efficient, responsive, and responsible business.
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Global Energy Perspective 2022

– We're in the midst of an energy transition that continues to evolve.

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The Committed Innovator: A conversation with Temasek’s Pradyumna Agrawal

– The Singaporean state investment company’s managing director for blockchain talks about business building in a world still... mystified by the underlying technology of blockchain.
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Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, April 2022

– Amidst high inflation and the continuing war in Ukraine, strong demand persists; forecasting institutions trim growth estimates.
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War in Ukraine: Twelve disruptions changing the world

– The war is devastating lives and roiling markets. Here we track the disruptions that seem likely to shape lives and livelihoods,... beyond the immediate crisis.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

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.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

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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It’s cloud time for boards—in seven charts

– These seven charts can help boards shape their business’s cloud strategy.
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The next frontier in consumer goods: Digitally enabled innovation

– Four lessons to guide the industry’s innovation transformations.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

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.
Interview

In conversation: The CFO’s critical role in innovation

– By embracing discipline and well-defined processes, innovation teams can make finance leaders their biggest allies.
Interview

In conversation: The CFO’s role in talent development

– By taking the lead in enhancing financial acumen and other capabilities throughout the company, CFOs can raise their leadership... profiles and their organization’s game.
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In conversation: The new CFO mandate

– How finance leaders can reconcile and fulfill their growing portfolios of responsibilities.
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