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Please see below selected recent energy-related change.
- What's New? - Energy
- What's Changing? - Sustainability (includes latest headlines on UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is typically defined as the ability of a machine to perform cognitive functions we associate with human minds, such as perceiving, reasoning, learning, interacting with the environment, problem solving, and even exercising creativity. Examples of technologies that enable AI to solve business problems are robotics and autonomous vehicles, computer vision, language, virtual agents, and machine learning.
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Please see below key recent developments concerning trade:
- At least 80 countries and territories enforced export restrictions on medical equipment such as face masks and ventilators in early 2020. This protectionist trend is threatening global supply chains and ramping up prices for much-needed gear, the World Trade Organisation warned.
Please see below selected recent diversity-related change.
- The chief diversity officer role is a relatively new position among mainstream organisations, but one that is increasingly vital as companies understand the business benefits of having a diverse workforce.
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Please see below selected societal and organisational governance-related change.
- Most Americans think that the United Nations is doing "a poor job" of tackling global problems, with 54 percent of adults surveyed giving the multilateral body a weak job assessment. Despite this evaluation, 64% still think the UN should play a significant role in world affairs, according to Gallup.
Please see below selected recent cybersecurity-related change.
- The majority of hostile cyber operations by states amount to low-level intrusion, below the threshold of use of force. In a research paper, Chatham House explored how the principles of non-intervention and sovereignty apply to such cyber-operations, and provided suggestions on how to make progress towards building international consensus on the legal framework.
Please see below selected recent intelligence about talent.