The fortnight thus far
Issue #102 | Reports & resources we loved in the last 15 days.
May 31, 2023
Un’jargon’ed : Utilisation & Productivity
In this video, Prachi Rajgarhia covers critical questions about Utilisation and Productivity such as:
1. What do they mean?
2. How does this metric play out for different sectors?
3. What does the business need to focus on first?
4. Impact of Utilisation & Productivity on other key metrics?
2 x Things that will affect you
1. Services sector has emerged as a key growth driver in India
[ The Financial Express> Read: Service sector cushions India’s economy from high interest rates | The Financial Express ]
2. India’s 1st rate cut can come in 2024
[ Times of India > Read: Economists see India’s first rate cut in 2024 for durable growth - Times of India (indiatimes.com) ]
3 x 1-min perspectives to consider
1. Be Metaverse ready in 2023.
2. The world of payments is changing the Fintech landscape
3. Thinking 40-hr work week? Think Circadian rhythm
4 x Reports you need to read
1. State of the Transition 2023
In this annual survey, it is noted that access to capital for new low-carbon investments isn’t a major constraint, but ensuring a return on investment certainly is. Further, it is renewables AI, and other digital technology, and energy storage that will become the most critical technologies for the sector through 2030 and executives and will to bet on this.
[ Bain & Co. > Full report here:
2. The Future of Wealth & Growth Hangs in the Balance
Current tremors in the financial system may signal a shift in how the world borrows, lends and accrues value, with a wide range of plausible long-term scenarios. In such a situation, accelerating productivity growth will require countering headwinds through well directed investment to seize the power of both technology and human capital will be crucial.
[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here:
3. Investors Want to Know Your Sustainability Business Case
With many companies investing behind their net-zero commitments—and half of all assets under management held by investors committed to sustainable investing, only a few business leaders feel that investors are giving them credit for their sustainability investments. This report explores how clarity of the intersection of sustainability and value-creation agendas will benefit companies going forward
[ BCG > Full report here:
4. Achieving Health Equity in Life Sciences
Achieving health equity in life sciences can help the industry see stronger bottom lines and better consumer engagement—in addition to better health outcomes. Companies that invest in reaching patient populations with no previous access to their products can be game changers in the industry.
[ Deloitte > Full report here:
Every article here has had 100s of hours of effort that have gone into making this relevant, insightful and concise. Due credit and thanks to all these professionals and organizations who toiled to put together these insights, of such high quality, for the use of businesses across the world.