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.
As the pandemic rocks the world we are increasingly reliant on digital forms of payment, transactions and work management. I sat down with Ceridian’s CEO, David Ossip, to talk about what the future of payments look like for today’s employees. You can check out the […]
Thanks to the pandemic, many media companies have taken their national and international conferences online. As a result, the demand for capable, well-known, and skilled video and television presenters is on the rise. In October of 2020, I hosted three panels for Fast Company on […]
The Best Houseplant Subscriptions for All Your Indoor Gardening Needs Pandemics, protests, and fires all over the country have impacted independent bookstores. Here’s how they’re coping and how you can support them. By Abigail Bassett SEP 21, 2020 As we’ve all sheltered at home across the […]
Here’s how to apply the mindful art of Kakeibo to your personal budget.