After a recent period in which capital flows to emerging markets have slowed and start-up companies have been rattled by the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, the FT/Statista 2023 annual ranking of Africa’s fastest-growing companies (below) casts its gaze back to encapsulate a time of corporate dynamism at what was the height of the pandemic.
The Climate honorees are part of Fast Company’s 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards. Explore the full list of projects we’re honoring for making the world more equitable, accessible, and sustainable.
The world is fractured and polarized and complicated, but on this one point we can all agree: Plants are good. They’re good for the planet, good for our bodies, good for our spirit. Studies have shown that plants can help reduce stress, improve our mental health, sharpen our productivity, and even help us feel better about our jobs.
When Budweiser learned on November 18 (just 48 hours before kick-off) that, despite earlier assurances, the Qatari government would be banning alcohol sales at 2022 World Cup stadiums, the $75m Fifa sponsor was understandably taken aback. “I thought it was a joke,” says Richard Oppy, the vice-president of brands at owner Anheuser-Busch InBev. It wasn’t.
Kevin Bacon just added six new connections to his roster.
On Tuesday, Budweiser debuted "Six Degrees of Budweiser," the beer company's regional Super Bowl commercial with narration by Bacon. PEOPLE spoke to the actor about his role in the ad that is inspired by the concept that people are, at most, six social connections away from one another.
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Niantic has created some of the most popular augmented reality games like Ingress and Pokémon Go. But this week the company is launching a new title called NBA All-World that might be the best application of its location-based tech to date.