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CEOs are increasingly facing the conflict of short-term profitability pressures versus long-term sustainability issues. Social profit (in terms of sustainability and social good) and financial profit are increasingly intertwined, as savvy shareholders and an informed public demand corporations, large and small alike, use their influence for the good of the

Most Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) companies say they don’t sell debt — but they will still sell your debt to a debt collector. And if the debt collector is not collecting debt, what’s it collecting? Such is the twisted game of semantic linguistics the BNPL sector plays as it

Even as digital transformation contributes to intensifying climate change due to burgeoning energy consumption, Australian CIOs are missing in action.  Hyperscalers and data centre operators are hoping they can change that, but at least initially it looks like they have a hard row to hoe just to engage IT executives,

Brands should think of the $US200 billion gaming industry not as a series of channels but as a form of entertainment, around which a unique set of consumer behaviours has evolved. That’s our key take away from a new report by Essence, a global data and measurement-driven media agency which

Supply chain disruption due to COVID-19 is creating major issues with automotive parts availability within Australia at present and impacts on repairers, service centres and restorers. The primary problem involves getting specialised parts in from overseas such as Germany, United States, United Kingdom, Japan, and France. Countries affected by COVID-19 responded

The real estate industry needs to change its practices. Our productivity has fallen by 19 per cent during the past 50 years, while the average productivity of all other industries has increased by 153 per cent. Our inability to lock in productivity gains has occurred at the same time demand

McKinsey and Company says e-grocery shopping, virtual healthcare visits, and home nesting are likely to endure beyond the COVID disruption. But they argue that remote learning, leisure air travel, and  live entertainment would likely revert closer to pre-pandemic patterns The results of the study are found in a new online

Marketers and fund raisers in the Not-for-Profit world know every dollar on a first-name basis. That’s even more so after the last year as the sector was one of the hardest hit by COVID. Charities that have traditionally relied on gala dinners and physical events for fundraising have had to

The very best years for building tall ships were not during the buccaneering age of pirates and privateers. Instead, they followed the introduction of the steam engine — a coal-fired innovation that supercharged the transformation of commerce on the high seas. Before then, merchant vessels typically spent anywhere from 40

Diversity sits at the core of business sustainability programs. However, with the huge global economic upheaval ushered in by COVID-19 there were genuine concerns that many programs would be unwound, or at the least frozen. And there’s evidence to support those concerns. Happily, though there is also evidence to suggest