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Sao Paulo - The New Home for Top Startups of Brazil

The largest city in South America - Sao Paulo is home to more than 45 million people. With a landmass greater than that of the U.K, Sao Paulo had a GDP of over 600 billion dollars, which forms one-third of the entire GDP of Brazil. Apart from these staggering numbers, Sao Paulo is also one of the World’s top 10 economies! But how do these numbers matter for innovation? Well, the magnificent city is innovating rapidly, giving birth to some incredible startups and attracting the attention of global investors. A couple of years back, a whopping 76% of the entire venture capital invested in Latin America was won by startups in Sao Paulo. The figures tell you a story - but how did the story shape the way it is today? How did Sao Paulo manage to gather so many startups and attract investors from around the world? Let’s dive in straight to find all the answers!

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Work Culture in 2022: Environmental benefits of Hybrid Working

With the impacts of the coronavirus seemingly coming to an end (touch wood), companies are feeling the full pressure of those with a stake in real estate wanting you to come back to work in the office full time. However, now is the time to hold strong and not give up the ground that the industry has gained, remote-first hybrid working environment deserves its place in the future. 

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Work Culture in 2022: Cost Benefits of Hybrid Work

The knock-on effects of the Covid pandemic have forced company culture to develop faster than ever before. In order to operate during lockdowns and uncertainty, offices had to embrace the new workplace culture of ‘Hybrid Working’. Hybrid working is a flexible approach to modern employment where workers are given the choice between working from the office or at home remotely.

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National Pollution Control Day 2021

Like most people with 60 years left on Earth (touch wood), I care about the future of the planet, and what we can do to lower our carbon footprint to make it more of a hospitable place to live. 

National Pollution Control Day is celebrated in India as an act of remembrance. December 2nd 2021, is observed as the 37th anniversary of the ‘Bhopal gas disaster’ where tragically a Methyl Isocyanate gas leak killed thousands, and a further half a million who were exposed to the toxic gas suffered injuries.

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3 ways to make your remote working environment more eco-friendly

In light of World Environment Day, more workers are wanting to make their remote working environments more eco-friendly. Are you trying to work greener this year? If so, then you have come to the right place. As remote working professionals, we know how to adapt your home office in order to protect the environment. Here are our top 3 tips to make your remote workplace more eco-friendly:

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A remote worker's WFH home office set up

5 Environmental Benefits of Remote Working

As remote working professionals, we could go on and on about the pros of working remotely. But did you know that working remotely has a positive impact on the environment? On average remote workers reduce greenhouse gas emissions, fossil fuel consumption, air pollution, single-use plastic and paper waste. By simply working remotely for a few days / week, we could make a big difference in battling the climate crisis.

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A remote worker trying to figure out the true meaning of Tech For Good

What is Tech For Good?

The phrase ‘tech for good’ is something that has certainly risen in popularity in recent years. Perhaps even recent months. But have we forgotten about the literal meaning of the phrase? Is it now used as a way for organisations to tick a box when it comes to their green credentials, rather than using tech to create change?

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Environment

Sao Paulo - The New Home for Top Startups of Brazil

The largest city in South America - Sao Paulo is home to more than 45 million people. With a landmass greater than that of the U.K, Sao Paulo had a GDP of over 600 billion dollars, which forms one-third of the entire GDP of Brazil. Apart from these staggering numbers, Sao Paulo is also one of the World’s top 10 economies! But how do these numbers matter for innovation? Well, the magnificent city is innovating rapidly, giving birth to some incredible startups and attracting the attention of global investors. A couple of years back, a whopping 76% of the entire venture capital invested in Latin America was won by startups in Sao Paulo. The figures tell you a story - but how did the story shape the way it is today? How did Sao Paulo manage to gather so many startups and attract investors from around the world? Let’s dive in straight to find all the answers!

Read More

Work Culture in 2022: Environmental benefits of Hybrid Working

With the impacts of the coronavirus seemingly coming to an end (touch wood), companies are feeling the full pressure of those with a stake in real estate wanting you to come back to work in the office full time. However, now is the time to hold strong and not give up the ground that the industry has gained, remote-first hybrid working environment deserves its place in the future. 

Read More

Work Culture in 2022: Cost Benefits of Hybrid Work

The knock-on effects of the Covid pandemic have forced company culture to develop faster than ever before. In order to operate during lockdowns and uncertainty, offices had to embrace the new workplace culture of ‘Hybrid Working’. Hybrid working is a flexible approach to modern employment where workers are given the choice between working from the office or at home remotely.

Read More

National Pollution Control Day 2021

Like most people with 60 years left on Earth (touch wood), I care about the future of the planet, and what we can do to lower our carbon footprint to make it more of a hospitable place to live. 

National Pollution Control Day is celebrated in India as an act of remembrance. December 2nd 2021, is observed as the 37th anniversary of the ‘Bhopal gas disaster’ where tragically a Methyl Isocyanate gas leak killed thousands, and a further half a million who were exposed to the toxic gas suffered injuries.

Read More

3 ways to make your remote working environment more eco-friendly

In light of World Environment Day, more workers are wanting to make their remote working environments more eco-friendly. Are you trying to work greener this year? If so, then you have come to the right place. As remote working professionals, we know how to adapt your home office in order to protect the environment. Here are our top 3 tips to make your remote workplace more eco-friendly:

Read More
A remote worker's WFH home office set up

5 Environmental Benefits of Remote Working

As remote working professionals, we could go on and on about the pros of working remotely. But did you know that working remotely has a positive impact on the environment? On average remote workers reduce greenhouse gas emissions, fossil fuel consumption, air pollution, single-use plastic and paper waste. By simply working remotely for a few days / week, we could make a big difference in battling the climate crisis.

Read More
A remote worker trying to figure out the true meaning of Tech For Good

What is Tech For Good?

The phrase ‘tech for good’ is something that has certainly risen in popularity in recent years. Perhaps even recent months. But have we forgotten about the literal meaning of the phrase? Is it now used as a way for organisations to tick a box when it comes to their green credentials, rather than using tech to create change?

Read More