With the beginning of the year shaken by the global health crisis, the future is still uncertain even now. Around the world, economies are struggling, accentuating social inequalities, and climate change continues to accelerate. In this context, we believe digital technology can help find solutions to these challenges. Not only has it been essential in recent months to ensure economic and business continuity, it will also help drive an inclusive and sustainable recovery for a brighter future.
© Yann Arthus-Bertrand - Port of Montevideo, Montevideo Department, Eastern Republic of Uruguay.
The world has yet to overcome Covid-19 but the next challenge for all countries is to kick-start their economies. With further uncertainty ahead, we ask Yann Arthus-Bertrand, photographer, reporter, director and CEO of GoodPlanet, and Élisabeth Laville, who set up sustainable development consultancy Utopies.
By moving into high tech, Africa can break free from old industrial business models and accelerate economic growth. During the health crisis, digital has proven to be an essential tool for implementing resilient and inclusive solutions. Here is an insight from Rebecca Enonchong, CEO and Founder of AppsTech, Founder of ActivSpaces, Chairman of Afrilab and Founder of the Africa Technology Forum.
At a time of great health and economic uncertainty, there are still amazing signs of mutual aid and agility. In the Middle East and Africa, five start-ups have developed innovative services that will have a positive impact on people and contribute to a sustainable future. Here’s how these young businesses are combining innovation with social utility.
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Orange's socio-economic footprint
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Inclusion: how Orange is helping people with disabilities
The health crisis has led organisations and HR teams to reconsider collaborative tools so that employees can work from home. In line with our inclusion policy, we’ve paid particular attention to employees with disabilities. Here’s an overview.
Discover first-hand stories from three Orange employees