A friend who recruits for an investment bank grumbled to me recently about millennial job applicants. He said that at interview they ask questions like: “Can I leave early on Friday afternoons to go to yoga?”
Surveys have shown for years that most millennials — male and female — don’t want to work all hours. In recent studies by Deloitte and career-monitoring website Comparably, younger workers placed “work-life balance” above career progression. Millennials want to get home on time to raise their kids — or at least play some Nintendo.
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By Simon Kuper
Source: Financial Times
Suppliers of engineering plastics are establishing sustainability programs to satisfy the demands of their OEM customers, as regulations have come into play and sustainable design becomes increasingly important. These efforts involve several related steps, primarily making raw materials and the process of manufacturing plastics more sustainable.
The United Nations estimated that the world’s population hit 8 billion people. That’s just 11 years after the global population hit 7 billion. The U.N. estimates that the rate of growth has started to slow down, and is only expected to hit about 10.4 billion people by the end of the century.
At a time when they are plotting their downturn strategy, many corporations that set ambitious decarbonization targets are wrestling with what they can now afford to do to accelerate decarbonization and monetize it with customers. Getting ahead of peers will be those that embrace visionary pragmatism and follow through during the downturn.