Circular Models: Why Should You Care?

Despite the significant increase in net-zero investments & initiatives, the trajectory is still far off from the -1.5°C target. Accelerating the shift to a circular economy is therefore more urgent than ever. While there is 𝟒𝐱 increase in circular model spending forecasted by 2030, it is just 𝟯% of the spend via linear models. There is still a 𝟰.𝟱 𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗼𝗻 …

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How Boards Can Drive Disruptive Innovation at Scale Through Corporate Ventures

Overview  There are four components to this guide:  An overview of Corporate Venture Building – why there is a need for Horizon 2 and Horizon 3 innovation to create new business models & engines of growth, at speed.  Four key success factors to building and scaling new businesses, and where Boards and C-Level executives have a disproportionate impact as enablers or roadblocks.  A case study on Axiata Digital by Khairil Abdullah, its founding CEO – the success factors that played a significant role in helping …

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The Next Generation of Telco-Data Enabled Ventures

Throughout history, innovation has come in waves and has been directly responsible for massive economic value creation in its times. Looking at just the last 300 years – from the invention of the steam engine and the First Industrial Revolution, through to 20th Century military advancements and the development of enterprise computers and mobile phones – we see how each …

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Corporate Venture Building: Embracing Disruptive Innovation

“Houston, we have a problem.” Apollo 13 was to be the third mission to land on the Moon. After a premature engine shutdown and a busted oxygen tank crippled the spacecraft during flight, the crew was forced to orbit the Moon and return to the Earth without landing — letting down the hopes of many Americans watching over national TV. …

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Financial Wellness: The Digital Shift In Asia Has Created Opportunities to Better Serve The Underserved!

Financial Wellness

Recently, at the FINOVATE Asia Digital Conference, I had the opportunity to discuss “Financial Wellness: How the Digital Shift In Asia Has Created Opportunities to Better Serve The Underserved” with a distinguished panel of speakers: Ryan Jonghoon Kim (Group Chief Digital Officer, FWD Insurance), Lotte Schou Zibell (Regional Director, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Ankit Shrivastava (Director Digital Product, Aegon Asia), …

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