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Companies pushing sustainable urban infrastructure could create $3.7 trillion annual windfall in 2030

Prepared by AlphaBeta for Business and Sustainable Development Commission.
New research shows sustainable business models could also generate 170 million jobs by unlocking opportunities across 16 areas, including affordable housing, energy efficiency in buildings, and public transport.

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BBC Business Daily: India’s Green Revolution

Business Daily – BBC, 01 December 2016. Presenter: Ed Butler.
Today we are talking revolutions – not those fought on the battlefield or city streets – but those waged in agriculture. It’s 50 years since a Green Revolution began transforming India’s rice production, and soon afterwards Asia’s ability to feed itself more generally.

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The New Work Mindset: 7 new jobs clusters to help young people navigate the new work order

Prepared for FYA by AlphaBeta.
There is an urgent need to shift mindsets in our approach to jobs, careers and work. New big data analysis provides us with insights into the patterns of skills young people now require to navigate complex and uncertain working lives.

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Take Charge of Your Future Work Realities

HQ Asia by Sara R Moulton & Wong Su-Yen.
In a world where robots, automation and gamification become the norm, how can a workforce adjust to be future-ready? For a start, by becoming more human.

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Using technology to serve the unbanked in ASEAN

Singapore Business Times by Fraser Thompson & Sacha Polverini.
Digital financial services can be crucial for overcoming the tyranny of geography in Southeast Asia, where traditional financial institutions have found it difficult to build out their footprint in remote areas

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Valuing the SDG Prize in Food and Agriculture

Prepared for the Business and Sustainable Development Commission by AlphaBeta.
The food system to 2030 is faced with a number of challenges related to innovation, demand, supply and regulation. A step change in innovation is needed to meet future demand,

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Google Economic Impact Australia 2015

Prepared for Google Australia by AlphaBeta.
Google impacts the lives of millions of Australians every day. Google Search helps us harness the immense resources of the internet to assist our work, study

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ABC Lateline: Future of Jobs

Lateline – ABC, 29 June 2016. Reporter: Margot O’Neill.
A special report on the future of employment, with predictions that half of young Australians are preparing themselves now for 40%

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Tropical forests: Can profit and protection go hand in hand?

World Economic Forum, by Fraser Thompson.
There is a perception that sustainable land use and forest conservation come at the cost of economic prosperity. New research finds that this is not the case.

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