It’s often said that education is valued most in developing countries. In places where the social safety net is limited, the importance of education is hard-wired into the culture. However, the data shows that on one key measure — the esteem in which teachers are held by their societies — emerging economies vary hugely.
The Varkey Foundation recently ranked the status of teachers throughout the world based on a survey of attitudes towards teachers among 40,000 people in 35 countries. Its Global Teacher Status Index 2018 found that, while China topped the international rankings, every South American nation polled ranked in the bottom half of the survey. Brazil came last out of the 35 countries.
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By Sunny Varkey
Source: Financial Times
This article explores the present business climate, identifies four main emerging trends, and reviews additional future tendencies that might impact M&A transactions in 2024. Speaking with experts at Deloitte, they share some insight into the current trends in this space and how this all aligns with corporate sustainability investments and objectives.
The business touts great drive towards a more environmentally friendly and socially acceptable supply chain with a focus on packaging, emissions reduction, electrification, and inclusivity. This relies on the support of its Hellenic Bottling Company (Coca-Cola HBC), which—based in Steinhausen, Switzerland—produces a sales volume in the billions.
Wildly inefficient—that too often describes the state of our global supply chain. With 90 percent of worldwide trade relying on shipping and $13 trillion spent on logistics annually, the industry is a behemoth. Yet, it lacks data-based decision support and information sharing.