It’s something that needs to happen anyway, to deal with climate change. To hit a climate target of 1.5 or 2 degrees Celsius, the entire global economy will need to reach net-zero emissions. That includes changing the way that buildings are heated and how kitchen stoves are powered, not only in new buildings, but in every house that already exists. (Gas stoves are also very bad for the air quality in your home.) “The large majority of buildings that will be standing in the middle of the century are already standing,” says Mike Henchen, who focuses on building electrification at the nonprofit Rocky Mountain Institute. “They’re not going to be able to burn fossil fuels if we’re going to reach our climate goals.” … [Read more...] about What will it take for cities to get rid of natural gas?
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· Drive thought leadership. In this information age, getting the right and relevant information is at times a task. Companies are always searching for information on cost control, cost-effective healthcare programmes, business excellence practices, and new trends. Healthcare providers and insurers can sponsor seminars and large events on topics that are relevant. They can also bring in internal experts to have smaller roundtables with select prospects. The speakers may cover topics on health benefit issues, technology advances and employee incentive plans and also on selecting low cost services to drive better wellbeing. … [Read more...] about How to create value with healthcare
Restaurants around the world have had to find innovative ways to serve customers safely during the coronavirus pandemic. But a few businesses in Florence, Italy, didn’t have to come up with a new idea. In fact, they repurposed a centuries-old invention. … [Read more...] about Italians revive a Black Plague tradition: Serving wine out of tiny windows
Watch Your Tells An executive vice president once told Sutton that, during the 2008 recession, his assistant asked when layoffs were coming. The executive was shocked—the company had decided on job cuts but not announced them. “It’s an interesting-shoes day for you, so we knew something was off,” the assistant told him. It turned out the executive had a tell: When he was stressed or upset, he’d look at people’s shoes rather than make eye contact. … [Read more...] about The 7 hallmarks of good leadership in the pandemic