Shutterstock/Artem AvetisyanStay at home. That was the stark rule imposed in countries around the world when the dangers of COVID-19 became fully understood. Only “key workers” whose physical presence at the workplace was deemed crucial were supposed to go to work.
Actions today affect the world these young people will live in. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty ImagesHumans do not capitalize nearly enough on our most significant evolutionary advantage: a unique ability to take forward-looking actions that influence the future for the better.
Financial services company Allianz, sponsors of Bayern Munich, are one of 2021's top performing ESG – environmentally responsible – companies. Anahtiris/ShutterstockOne thing becoming clear during the debate over how to respond to climate change is that prioritising profit at the expense of the environment, or disregarding the social consequences, is not just morally unacceptable, it is increasingly difficult.
'The customer is always real.' Octus_PhotographyI regularly fly with KLM from Minneapolis to New Delhi, and always stop over in Amsterdam. I am frequently in Minneapolis for research and this is my route to go home to take a break from work. I have done the journey so many times that I know almost all the shops at Schiphol inside out. However, one time in summer 2019, the predictability was broken when I missed my connecting flight to New Delhi.
Low-wage workers march in Washington on Aug. 2, 2021. Michael Nigro/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty ImagesMichael Chase works two jobs in southeast Ohio: one as a hotel night clerk and one as retail support – sorting through donations, setting new merchandise out, cleaning – at a nonprofit.