Senior executives at large companies around the world are prioritizing sustainability goals…and they feel confident with their company’s progress, for the most part.
A new report found that just 36% of respondents said their organizations have tools in place to let them track their progress, and 58% said their organization was guilty of greenwashing.
What else matters this week?
Consumerism is coming for the metaverse.
5 must-know trends defining the Green Transition and Green Economy.
More than half of Americans in their 40s are sandwiched between an aging parent and their own children.
The cost of fertilizer is just too expensive…and farmers around the globe are trying to figure out how to do with less.
French court fines Deliveroo thousands for abusing freelance status of workers.
Utah-based tech company is using robots to help reduce workplace injuries.
We’ve got a full breakdown of all the top headlines you can’t miss this week.
#1. Work from home is benefiting the neurodiverse.
Work from home has been hugely beneficial to many knowledge workers, but it’s been especially beneficial for the neurodiverse. Neurodiverse is a term that refers to people who conditions like autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and dyslexia.
Typical office environments can be challenging for neurodiverse people, especially because social interactions can be continuous and unpredictable.
In one report by the Wall Street Journal, neurodiverse workers said they have thrived since moving to remote work. Remote work allows them more flexibility in interacting with colleagues through virtual communication channels like Slack or Teams.
“The pandemic helped level the playing field by creating working conditions that are the same for everyone and better controlled through the use of technology,” said Daniel Clayton, vice president of global security operations at Bitdefender Inc., a Romania-based company that makes hack prevention and response tools. Read more here.