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Jackfruit leads the cash in on hunger for vegan alternatives

Meet the jackfruit. This little known fruit in Europe is making waves in South East Asia. One of the largest tree-borne fruits in the world, it has a meaty texture (akin to pulled pork), is extremely versatile and is seemingly heading to a meat-free plate near you. Read more on how this fruit might just be the new avocado. 

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How one click less can help save the planet

Our online life pollutes the planet. How? Every interaction we have on the web is saved on data servers. The servers overheat and to cool them down, the solutions employed today use an astonishing amount of water and energy. As a consequence, the carbon footprint of data equals that of the aviation industry, 2% of global greenhouse gas emissions. However, solutions exist and entrepreneurs, such as Immersion 4, are taking the lead to develop sustainable products to tremendously decrease our data pollution.

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Investing for our children’s century

Our children’s future depends on our choices. As humans, we might find it hard to think for the long term but it is imperative to act now for the next generations. This is why at Lombard Odier, we go beyond the ESG analysis and use a three-pillar approach to embed sustainability into all our investment decisions.

Building a sustainable future through artificial intelligence

Will Artificial Intelligence help build a sustainable future? Everything leads to it. However, in order to build a sustainable digital world, social principles mustn’t be forgotten. It is only through maintaining human values that artificial intelligence has the possibility of improving healthcare, infrastructure, banking, medicine and eradicating inequality for all of society.

What happens when complacent economists meet a dynamic planet?

Can we address climate change and environmental sustainability and leave a future that is cleaner, quieter, safer, more technologically advanced and prosperous than the alternative? The answer is yes, but many mainstream economists have neither understood nor contributed to this process well.

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Quality conversation and a new concern: thoughts from Davos

Hear the thoughts and reflections from our Senior Managing Partner, Patrick Odier’s experience at Davos this year. It’s evident that the link between sustainability and business success is intrinsically linked. This is now more urgent than ever.

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How employee wellbeing is worth more than income

Now more than ever, we have a lot of choice in how to build a career. Technological advances have made it easier to have a flexible working life. We may choose to freelance or work remotely. As the number of freelancers increase across all sectors, businesses have started to focus on wellbeing in the workplace.

Defining tomorrow's food today
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Defining tomorrow's food today

How we eat in the future was the subject of the fourth Lombard Odier women's breakfast which was held recently in our offices in Paris. Between food waste, persistent hunger and increases in obesity rates, what we put on our plates today is never far from discussion.

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