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How measuring nature at the DNA level unlocks financial growth
How Do You Measure Nature? | GZERO Media

How measuring nature at the DNA level unlocks financial growth

Katie Critchlow is CEO of NatureMetrics, a company that, well, measures nature. But how?

"We use eDNA; that's all the DNA that's left behind in the environment by every species because every species in the world contains DNA," she explains during the livestream discussion "Time for nature: Turning biodiversity risk into opportunity," hosted by GZERO in partnership with Suntory.

But the animals and plants you see, Critchlow points out, are only a tiny fraction of total life on earth. There's a lot of very small stuff too.

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3 ways mining companies can help protect biodiversity
3 Ways Mining Companies Can Help Protect Biodiversity | GZERO Media

3 ways mining companies can help protect biodiversity

You'd think the best thing an extractive industry like mining can do for biodiversity would be to go out of business. Think again, says International Council on Mining and Metals CEO Rohitesh “Ro” Dhawan.

He shares three ways mining can have a positive impact on reversing the course of nature's destruction during "Time for nature: Turning biodiversity risk into opportunity," a livestream conversation hosted by GZERO in partnership with Suntory.

First, conservation. Second, restoration. And third, disclosure of lots of data.

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"We don't have any right to destroy nature" — Suntory CEO Tak Niinami
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"We don't have any right to destroy nature" — Suntory CEO Tak Niinami

In biodiversity circles, many are talking up nature-positive as the new net zero. But for some companies, striving for a world where nature is being restored and is regenerating rather than declining is more than a buzzword.

"We don't have any right to destroy nature," Suntory CEO Tak Niinami says during the livestream discussion "Time for nature: Turning biodiversity risk into opportunity," hosted by GZERO in partnership with Suntory.

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Why companies are losing the culture wars

Why companies are losing the culture wars

Over the last decade, we’ve gotten used to seeing some of the world’s largest companies weighing in on hot-button social and political issues.

Following George Floyd’s murder by a Minneapolis police officer, large numbers of big multinationals expressed support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Nike drew ire from conservatives who demanded Colin Kaepernick be blacklisted over his protest of racial injustice. Last April, Republicans vowed retribution against Major League Baseball over its decision to move its All-Star game from Atlanta to Denver in protest of Georgia’s restrictive new voting law. And in the summer, Heineken sparked a boycott when it came out in favor of the highly controversial *checks notes* Covid vaccines.

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Corporations losing the culture wars — Angela Hofmann
Angela Hofmann: Corporations Losing The Culture Wars | Top Risks 2022 | GZERO Media

Corporations losing the culture wars — Angela Hofmann

For Angela Hofmann, practice head for Industrial & Consumer at Eurasia Group, the world's most visible brands are in for a very rocky year.

Navigating culture wars will be very tricky, as well as fighting with competing demands from consumers, employees, and regulators on issues like China, diversity, and voting rights.

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Business leaders & the environment post-pandemic
Business Leaders & the Environment Post-Pandemic | Business In :60 | GZERO Media

Business leaders & the environment post-pandemic

Kevin Sneader, global managing partner for McKinsey & Company, explains why businesses should continue to invest in the environment.

How should businesses think about the environment in a post-pandemic world?

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The Future of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
The Future of ESG | Why Businesses Need to Invest in Social Goals | Business In :60 | GZERO Media

The Future of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)

Kevin Sneader, global managing partner for McKinsey & Company, provides perspective on how corporate business leaders should reassess their approach to ESG criteria.

What's going to happen to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)?

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