Most people worldwide believe climate change is happening, and humans are at least somewhat responsible. Countries like the Philippines and Vietnam expect climate change to greatly impact their lives, while Europeans are less likely to feel this way. People across the world think that climate change could lead to economic […]
Walmart is a retail giant around the world, with over 11,000 stores and subsidiaries in 27 different countries. According to the company’s website, most of their managers started in the company as hourly associates – even CEODoug McMillon unloaded Walmart trucks as a teen. The Walton Family, heirs to the […]
The average commute to work or school is in a bus, train, car, or by foot. But for some commuters around the world, swimming or zip lining is a daily mode of transportation. Weather conditions can also impact a work commute. When a snowstorm hit New York City, a commuter […]
More companies are going public in the United States, according to a study by institutional research firm Renaissance Capital. So far in 2018, 23 Chinese companies have gone public on the US markets. Even more Chinese companies are planning to enter the US markets by the end of the year. […]
A global trade market for decentralized assets is being created in Malta. Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform, blockchain investment platform Neufund, and a subsidary of the Malta Stock Exchange, MSX, plan to launch the exchange in late 2018. The project aims to be the primary regulated global trading […]
The world isn’t getting tamer, but rather more complex. Be wary of the business and cultural traps when moving to global markets. Many businesses leaders say it’s becoming harder to operate globally, according to PwC’s recent global CEO survey. That report, which interviewed over 1000 CEOs from 85 countries, says […]
Founded in 1955 by a group of Dutch photographers, the World Press Photo contest has grown into one of the world’s most prestigious photography competitions. This year, the competition received 73,044 images taken by 4,548 photographers from 125 different countries. Some of the most striking news moments frozen in time […]
There are approximately 7.5 billion people on Earth today. At such a large scale, it’s hard to visualise how we compare to one another. It’s much easier if we imagine there are only 100 people in the world. If that was the case, 18 of those 100 people wouldn’t have […]
Despite efforts to close the gender wage gap, it’s getting bigger. Women now earn on average 57% of what men earn globally. Some countries like Iceland and the UK have national initiatives aimed at increasing pay equality. Financially, countries and the world would benefit from closing the gender pay gap. […]
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VIDEO: The Organisation for Economic Cooperation recently ranked 34 countries to see which ones had the best quality of life. They looked at parameters of well-being, like work-life balance, financial wealth, and access to education to determine the top countries.