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The Garden State in bloom: Cultivating New Jersey’s workforce of tomorrow

– Total employment in New Jersey has rebounded to prepandemic levels but the state faces a talent shortage in selected occupations. A comprehensive talent strategy could unlock the full potential of New Jersey’s economy for all of its residents.

Why the post-COVID-19 economic recovery can’t be about ‘growth at all costs’

– The pandemic spurred rapid changes in how consumers and companies behave. How can this new moment create an opportunity for sustainable and inclusive growth?

A sustainable, inclusive, and growing future for the United States

– While the challenges the United States faces are significant, it can build on core strengths to grow, broaden, and sustain prosperity.

American perceptions of economic opportunity

The McKinsey American Opportunity Survey spotlights what Americans feel about their current economic standing, their views on economic opportunity, and the barriers they see standing between themselves and a more inclusive and prosperous future.
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The economic state of Black America: What is and what could be

– Closing racial gaps across the economy is not only about righting historic wrongs. It is also about choosing a more dynamic future and realizing the full potential of a massively underutilized source of talent, to the benefit of all Americans.

Unequal America: Ten insights on the state of economic opportunity

– The inaugural McKinsey American Opportunity Survey spotlights Americans’ views on economic opportunity, the obstacles they face, and the path ahead to create a more inclusive economy.

Future of America

Explore insights, resources, and stories to inspire sustainable and inclusive growth in America

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Managing financed emissions: How banks can support the net-zero transition

– Banks finance carbon-emitting businesses, and they finance decarbonization of the economy, as well. How effectively they address financed emissions can make all the difference.

Author Talks: An investor’s guide to the net-zero transition

– Investor and Columbia Business School professor Bruce Usher explains the investment opportunities that will arise as demand for climate solutions propels business into a new era of sustainability.

Batteries included: Building and operating sustainable gigafactories

– As the demand for electric vehicles grows, so does the demand for the batteries to power them. Meeting that demand will require more gigafactories to be built at speed and scale.
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Sustainable and inclusive growth: A weekly briefing

– Zero-emissions trucking is on the horizon—what’s the road map for getting there? Our weekly digest of McKinsey insights explores that topic and more.

The clean hydrogen opportunity for hydrocarbon-rich countries

– Hydrogen could play an important role in helping hard-to-abate sectors meet climate targets. Countries with hydrocarbon resources and industry expertise can help build and scale the needed technology.

Five big technology transformation ideas for oil and gas CEOs

– Only 30 percent of oil and gas companies have successfully scaled digital manufacturing. But a few digital transformation ideas can help oil and gas CEOs achieve real impact on production KPIs.

In the boardroom with Alison Watkins: CEOs, boards, and leading through crisis

– Alison Watkins, who is a board member of CSL, the Reserve Bank of Australia, and Wesfarmers, believes that there is growing alignment—and a healthier balance—between CEOs and board members.

Shaping the future of Thai banking: Reinventing purpose to ignite growth

– With new opportunities on the horizon, the Thai banking industry could ignite new growth and invigorate its profitability by redefining its meaning and purpose, reinventing its traditional role, and making bold and innovative operational changes.

Unlocking the potential of public-service digitization

– Legislation governing public services can affect the potential for digitization. Digital-compatibility checks leveraging “rules as code” could help.

What is exascale computing?

– Exascale is the next milestone in computing. It’s a higher level of computer performance that will have unprecedented impact on society and the economy.

Why intangibles are the key to faster growth in Europe

– Globally, high-growth companies invest more in intangibles, such as brand, skills, and knowledge. European companies could fuel greater growth with the same strategy.
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