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The power of parity: Advancing gender equality in the Dutch labor market

– Bridging the gender gap in the Dutch labor market brings significant opportunities both for individuals and the wider economy.
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Shaping the future of work in Europe’s 9 digital front-runner countries

– Our research shows significant value in embracing AI and automation for the Northern European countries, but sees a requirement... for new skill sets among employees and a policy response around education, training, and the social contract.
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Energy transition: Mission (im)possible for industry?

– Dutch industrial companies have a key role to play in repositioning the Netherlands to thrive in a low-carbon future. Despite... technological challenges and the pressure of global competition, it is possible for them to lower their greenhouse-gas emissions in line with European goals.
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Scaling the impact of the social enterprise sector

– The number of social enterprises in The Netherlands has grown by more than 2,000 in the past five years. But very few aim for... the type of scale that would actually solve the societal issue they address. What is holding them back?
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Accelerating the energy transition: cost or opportunity?

– Transforming the Netherlands' energy system could provide a boost to the economy while lowering greenhouse-gas emissions in line... with European goals.

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The balancing act: Omnichannel excellence in retail banking

– To capture the full value of digital distribution, banks need to make sure the human touch is still part of the equation.
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The seven characteristics of successful alternative payment models

– To aid APM (re)design and support providers and payers in their value-based contracting strategy, this paper highlights seven... characteristics that distinguish well-performing APMs from poorly performing models.
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Globalization in transition: The future of trade and value chains

– Global value chains are being reshaped by rising demand and new industry capabilities in the developing world as well as a wave... of new technologies.
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The new plastics economy: A Danish research, innovation and business opportunity

– This report explores the circular economy within plastics for Denmark, a new plastics economy. Firstly, it considers the “plastics... challenge” from international and domestic plastics consumption and waste management to remaining knowledge gaps. The second part define a potential vision, targets, and areas of action to tackle the plastics challenge to thereby capture the research, innovation, and business opportunities that it offers.
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How analytics can drive smarter engineering and construction decisions

– Three applications illustrate how companies are beginning to embrace data-driven solutions while establishing a foundation for... future initiatives.
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Winning in an era of unprecedented disruption: A perspective on US retail

– In light of the large-scale forces disrupting the US retail industry, once-optional moves have become imperatives.
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How to transform your airline

– Airline transformations are often necessary—and always difficult. We lay out five rules for success.
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Leadership lessons from Africa’s trailblazers

– How five leaders are seizing opportunities and overcoming challenges to build successful organizations in—and a brighter... future for—the nations of Africa.
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Should sub-Saharan Africa make its own drugs?

– A comprehensive analysis of the business, economic, and public-health impact finds the potential for local production of pharmaceuticals... to be a mixed bag.
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Beyond the Industrial Revolution education model: Sal Khan on training and skills in the 21st century

– The founder of online-learning not-for-profit Khan Academy shares what an era of automation and artificial intelligence means... for education.
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Digital transformation: The CFO’s role

– With their role sitting at the center of the strategic-planning process and financial disciplines, CFOs are well positioned to... become critical drivers of digital transformation.
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