VinFast, the Vietnamese automaker under Vingroup, was one of the LA Auto Show’s numerous newcomers this year aiming to make an impression with consumers. The company showed off two all-electric crossovers at the show. And like so many new entrants to automotive — or in […]
I recently hosted a panel for Reuters, featuring the top female leaders from all around the world. In this 35-minute long discussion, we talked about what the future of automotive looks like through the female lens. Watch the full panel here, or below.
The global pandemic brought major changes to consumer shopping behaviors, some that may surprise you. Klarna’s CEO and Co-founder, Sebastian Siemiatkowski, joins Fast Company’s Innovation Festival to share the latest data on this evolving world of retail. In this panel for Fast Company, I sat down […]
Car enthusiasts have a history of electric-car hesitancy. While some are fully on board with electrification and hybridization, there are still some petrol holdouts, especially at the rarified and pointy end-of-the-price spectrum like Lamborghini. The push for electrification and hybrid powertrains poses a significant challenge […]
Consumers are increasingly becoming aware of how interrelated supply chains and the environment are. In fact, according to the Environmental Defense Fund, more than 90% of the environmental impact of consumer goods happens in the supply chain. I sat down with a couple of Chief […]
Beer, like most consumer goods, has a significant environmental impact but brewers of all sizes, all over the U.S. are doing their best to stave off the effects of climate change. Here’s a recent piece I produced for Fortune Magazine’s Path to Zero, a 9-month […]
From collaborative public-private partnerships to widespread adoption of the latest technology, today’s farms are using surprising methods to meet demand and find new ways to improve farming’s environmental footprint. This panel looks at what it takes for farmers to maintain, develop and improve their crops […]
The pandemic has been especially hard for working women. Here’s how we can help. Somewhere between 5.4 million and 11 million women have lost their jobs over the last year, thanks to the pandemic. That’s worse than the job losses we saw in the Great Recession back in 2007 […]
The global pandemic has forced leaders across industries to rethink design and the user experience. When the practical safety concerns of their products and services come into play, “form follows function” becomes paramount. This is particularly true for the travel industry, as business and leisure […]
Podcast: Fast Company’s Intelligence At Work – What Every Company Needs to Know About Returning to Work
On this episode, of Fast Company’s Intelligence at Work, Abigail Bassett sits down with David’s Bridal Chief people officer Terri Leitgeb to learn about how retail has been required to pivot in 2020. She learns how David’s Bridal, a retail experience with an emotional aspect, […]
Podcast: Fast Company’s Intelligence at Work – Financial Wellness 2021: What workers (and their workplaces) need to know to lower their economic stress
The second episode of Fast Break with Abigail Basset and Elisabeth Kozack from Marcus by Goldman Sachs.