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Psychological safety, emotional intelligence, and leadership in a time of flux

Two renowned scholars and two McKinsey experts illuminate the leadership imperatives of our time: bringing people together, energizing forward progress, and reimagining normalcy.

Driving CO2 emissions to zero (and beyond) with carbon capture, use, and storage

– Any pathway to mitigate climate change requires the rapid reduction of CO2 emissions and negative-emissions technologies... to cut atmospheric concentrations. Technology and regulation will be the key.

LGBTQ+ voices: Learning from lived experiences

– New research reveals the challenges that LGBTQ+ employees face, and six ways to help them bring their authentic selves to work.

The value of value creation

– Long-term value creation can—and should—take into account the interests of all stakeholders.

Diversity still matters

– Inclusion and diversity are at risk in the crisis—but are critical for business recovery, resilience, and reimagination.

Reckoning with the overlooked business risks of climate change

– Experts from the Woods Hole Research Center discuss how companies are missing the scope of mounting physical risks from climate... change.

Reimagining the post-pandemic organization

– The organization of the future is taking shape in the moves that companies are making now. Here’s what’s changing—and why some... companies say they won’t go back.

Personalizing change management in the smartphone era

– A global manufacturer is blending digital technology, analytics, and behavioral science to personalize its change program. Its... experience offers lessons for leaders everywhere.

Taking ownership of a sustainable future

– Three CEOs offer lessons on their pursuit of sustainability.

Interviews

Leading with purpose and humanity: A conversation with Hubert Joly

– Best Buy’s former chairman and CEO reflects on a business’s reason for being by defining it around purpose and humanity, the link to competitive advantage, and managing shareholders and stakeholders during a crisis and beyond.

Dwight Eisenhower: Lessons from the ‘balancer in chief’

– William I. Hitchcock, author of The Age of Eisenhower, explains how Dwight D. Eisenhower inspired his country and led... Americans through times of uncertainty and radical change.

‘Bring the problem forward’: Larry Fink on climate risk

– The physical impact of climate change will lead to a major capital reallocation, says the head of BlackRock, the world’s largest... asset manager.

In disruptive times, the power comes from people: An interview with Eric Schmidt

– As we enter a new golden age of technological innovation, nurturing talent will become more critical, according to the former... chairman of Alphabet.

Featured research

Powering up sustainable energy

Can the power industry simultaneously decarbonize generation, propel the transition to electric vehicles, and keep the lights on?

Feeding the world sustainably

– Green technologies, biotech advances, and artificial intelligence could help tame agricultural emissions and waste, while safeguarding... ocean resources.

Reimagining industrial operations

– Through innovation, advanced analytics, digitization, electrification, and process efficiencies, carbon-intensive operations underpinning... the global economy can shape a more sustainable future.

Redefining the power industry

– Quick takes on the pressures posed by climate change—and potential responses.

Podcasts

The war on the coronavirus

hree top military leaders offer lessons from the front lines of managing deadly crises.

The value of talent management

– The roles that create the most value in your organization may not be at the top.

Getting beyond gridlock: The promise of traffic congestion solutions

– With more than half the world’s population living in cities, congestion and pollution are worsening. Technology may be able... to provide new and innovative traffic congestion solutions—but only if city governments and companies collaborate.

Preparing for and managing through a downturn

– As talk of an impending economic downturn takes hold in the business world, executives can take thoughtful steps to help their... companies better weather the storm.

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