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Foresight Weekly News – July 19, 2020

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Citrix and Microsoft partner to accelerate the future of work

Citrix Systems, Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are joining forces to reimagine this new, flexible workplace. Read more

 

Back to the future: New study could lead to bumper crops

Research could lead to major improvements in crop production. The study shows a new way to help study and ramp up photosynthesis. Read more

 

Public health awarded $900,000 grant for Fueling the Future

A $900,000 Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) grant will help as many as 120 Muscatine County families, or over 300 individuals, receive the help and training they need to provide their families a brighter future. Read more

 

WHO: There will be no return to normal in the ‘foreseeable future’

The World Health Organization also discussed reopening schools and how long antibodies could last. Read more

 

How Philip Morris is planning for a smoke-free future

The goal by 2025, the company declared, was to get at least 40 million of its adult customers to stop smoking and switch to one of the alternatives, with the goal, ultimately, of achieving a “smoke-free future.” Read more

 

Biometrics: Preparing for a passwordless future

Forward-looking organizations are turning to biometrics to prepare for a passwordless future. Read more

 

US Air Force considers adopting the Army’s Future Vertical Lift program

The U.S. Air Force is keeping an eye on the Army’s next-generation rotorcraft program, which could fill a gap for agile airlift that might be needed in a fight against Russia and China, an Air Force general said recently. Read more

 

How to prepare for the future of work

HR professionals should align with their business leaders and redefine the way they want their workplace to look and how they’d like their workforce to operate. Read more

 

INTERVIEW

Strategic foresight: Preparing leaders for future challenges

Stephen Sanford, Director of GAO Center for Strategic Foresight discusses the evolution of strategic foresight in government, how it can help leaders prepare for the future, and the mission and work of GAO’s Center for Strategic Foresight. Read more

 

REPORT

The future of nature and business

World Economic Forum’s new report provides a pragmatic agenda for business to contribute to the development of practical roadmaps that address the most important drivers of nature loss and build a nature-positive future. Download the report