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The Edit: The Road Ahead
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The Edit

The Edit: The Road Ahead

The future of the agricultural industry, the intersection of the climate crisis and the workplace, commercial space travel and more in this week’s edition of The Edit.
9th Jul 2021

At The Beautiful Truth’s core is a belief in our collective ability to nurture a better future for our planet and everyone on it. 

With complex challenges facing our future – navigating the ongoing pandemic, the climate crisis, inequality and discrimination – how can we pursue positive change? What does the path to a fairer, more sustainable and prosperous world look like? 

This is our edit of the global conversation on purpose. 

  • How design and creativity are key in advancing commercial human space travel (Creative Review). 
  • Retail giant John Lewis plans to build 10,000 rental homes in a bid to improve their social impact while generating profit (BBC News). 
  • Will the food of the future be grown without soil? These hydroponic farms are sparking a complex debate in the agricultural industry (The New York Times). 
  • The future of corporate travel: how planning ahead is key (McKinsey).
  • At the intersection of the climate crisis and the workplace: what changes are needed to keep employees safe as extreme weather events become more frequent? (Financial Times)
  • The company using digital transformation in order to fight food insecurity (Fast Company).
  • Does the future of cities rely on micro forests? (The Economist)
  • How can technology improve the happiness and wellbeing of employees working from home? (Raconteur

“The past teaches us a simple but crucial lesson: things could be different.”

Rutger Bregman, Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There