Today’s most innovative organizations are approaching business strategy differently: while “sustainable” businesses simply try to curb their negative impacts, regenerative businesses structure the entire organization as harmonious with living systems (not in spite of them).
Sustainability is crossing over into the business ecosystem like never before, as environmental issues dominate business risks, finance mobilization, and technology investments. The 10x surge in environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) investment is not only unprecedented, it signals businesses are beginning to shift their strategic plans and financial assumptions away from endless extraction. Yet […]
From stability to resilience, from competitive to collaborative, from extractive to regenerative: business leaders across every sector are re-evaluating the fundamental purpose and structure of their organizations. What questions are they asking? Until recently, successful business has been synonymous with profit maximization. But business metrics are evolving. Profits are still important, but they are not […]
Global leaders are gathering to discuss critical climate action. Will technological advances catalyze commitments to take action at scale? For the 26th time since 1992, world leaders convene in Glasgow, Scotland for COP26 to discuss their targets and plans to radically reduce emissions. It is a scene we’ve witnessed before, as international leaders gather around […]
Organizations of every type are in transition: reevaluating their strategies after pandemic disruptions, recalibrating to better meet the needs of their stakeholders, and redesigning for the long-term. This is not merely an exercise in “purpose-building,” as has been en vogue in recent years, nor solely about becoming “sustainable”–mitigation and offsetting are not enough. The shift […]
Current “sustainability” efforts aren’t just the beginning of the end of “business as usual,” but the critical bridge to building resilience for the long-term. The next generation of business and technologies are regenerative, designed to align markets in service of people and planet.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is an unavoidable concept in the digital age, if not for its pervasive application, then by virtue of the fact that it provides a technological solution to information overload and the quest for context. Kaleido Insights defines AI as an umbrella term for the variety of tools and methods used to mimic […]
Tech companies are known for relying on ecosystems to innovate. What these vast ecosystems are less known for is their implications around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). This imperative has only grown as societal and technological inequities spotlight the urgency for companies to assess their role in inclusion. While companies have historically relegated such efforts […]
Written by Jessica Groopman, Jaimy Szymanski, and Jeremiah Owyang As the world begins to re-emerge and rebuild, pragmatic leaders recognize the critical role technology plays in shaping the “new normal,” but are struggling to activate. The shifting technology landscape impacts the future of customer and employee relationships, breakthrough business models, societal trust, and even the […]
Growing regulatory scrutiny and increased societal focus on structural inequities have spurred a boom in the Tech industry’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs and pledges. These pressures are forcing companies to reevaluate metrics around diversity, from the risks of homogeneity to the benefits of diversity on collaboration and innovation. Yet despite investing millions in global […]