GLOBIG GLOBAL GROWTH NEWSLETTER
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Why it seems everything we knew about the global economy is no longer true
Via The New York Times: As the eyes of the world turned to the pandemic, China and the war in Ukraine, the paths to prosperity and common interests grew darker. Learn more
The Economic Potential of Generative AI: The Next Frontier of Productivity
Via McKinsey & Company: The impact of generative AI on productivity could add billions of dollars of value to the global economy, and the era is just beginning. Learn more
Switzerland is home to the longest tunnel in the world, the Gotthard tunnel. How long is it and how long did it take to complete?
The answer is at the end of the newsletter!
The future of work: how will AI and automation affect work?
Via UC News: For decades, advancements in technology have changed the way people work, and now artificial intelligence could be the next big disruptor. Learn more
6 Simple Automations Every B2B Organization Should Have
Via MarTech: Discover new ways to apply automation in your B2B organization. Improve customer experience, improve efficiency and drive growth. Learn more
Beyond the Celebration: What Businesses and Leaders Can Do to Honor the Legacy of Juneteenth and Drive Change
Via Forbes: Tech companies are still struggling to create an inclusive environment for black employees, although progress has been made. Learn more
A LITTLE CULTURE :
Business Etiquette in Switzerland – What to Look For
Via European Business: We have summarized the things you need to pay attention to if you meet Swiss people in the business world. Learn more
6 must-see cities in Switzerland for art and culture
Via Trip-Zilla: Does anyone still want to settle in Switzerland? Learn more
AROUND THE GLOBE
Asia, EU and UK, North America
As World Refugee Day approaches, dozens of major companies pledge to hire and train refugees in Europe
Via CNN: Just ahead of World Refugee Day, 41 multinational companies publicly pledged on Monday to provide jobs, training and work opportunities to more than 250,000 refugees in Europe. Learn more
Japanese business community welcomes expanded status for foreign workers
Via The Japan Times: It remains unclear whether the visa expansion will lead to an increase in the number of foreign workers who plan to stay in Japan long term. Learn more
“Drinkflation” comes for the British pint. Brewers sell lower beer but don’t lower prices
Via CNN: UK brewers are reducing the alcohol content – but not the price – of several of their most popular beers in what has been described as another example of “shrinkflation”. Learn more
ANSWER TO THE INFO QUESTION
It is 57 km (or about 35.5 miles) long and took 17 years to complete!
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