IKEA’s New Green Image: Some Assembly Required 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Sweden’s most recognizable export – IKEA – is trying to change perceptions among consumers, transforming itself from famous maker of disposable furniture to archetype for sustainability. #Profiles #BloombergQuicktake #Business ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science, and…

Why a U.S.-China Space Race is a Good Thing 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. While a cold-war scenario has dangerous political and economic implications, a race deeper into the cosmos, like any good rivalry, could be a huge benefit for space and other industries. #China #Space #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis…

Ben & Jerry’s Activism is Anything but Half Baked 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. While many companies attempt to join the conversation around social justice, Ben & Jerry’s has been leading from the front for over 30 years. #Profiles #BloombergQuickTake #IceCream ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science, and technology experts…

How China’s Flagship Belt and Road Project Stalled Out 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is one of the most important components of Beijing’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. But so far, just one-third of planned development has been completed. #China+ #BloombergQuicktake #Pakistan ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from…

How Japan Is Building Disaster-Proof Skyscrapers 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. With Japan’s susceptibility to severe earthquakes and the growing threat of more powerful storms, engineers and architects have pushed the boundaries of technology and design to create resilient, increasingly disaster-proof buildings.  #Japan #BloombergCityLab #Skyscrapers ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and…

How Tainted Pills Got Into America’s Drug Supply 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Gaps in how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration evaluates the safety of generic drugs allowed cancer-causing impurities to end up in blood pressure pills taken by many Americans. #BloombergBusinessweek #Storylines #Pharma ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from…

System Shock Ep 1: A Little App Called Napster 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Watch Parts 2 & 3 here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqq4LnWs3olWZfE2J2rlb-vOq0c-U23nZ The music world was forever changed when an American teenager named Shawn Fanning started Napster in his dorm room. In doing so, he triggered a momentous shift in how media is consumed everywhere. #SystemShock #MP3 #Music ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s…

If China Builds It, Will They Come? 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. This episode of China+ addresses the question of whether a massive new land port on the China-Kazahkstan border can attract global trade despite the area’s rising geopolitical and ethnic tensions. #China #Asia #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis…

Rural America Still Has Terrible Internet. Here’s Why. 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. As more Americans move to the suburbs and work from home, with many planning to stay, demand for high-speed internet in less populated areas has skyrocketed. But supply isn’t keeping up. Could services like 5G or Elon Musk’s Starlink solve this crisis? #Technology #BloombergCityLab #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals…

How an Environmentalist’s Murder Shook a Nation 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Berta Cáceres, a prominent Honduran environmental activist, was killed in her home in 2016. Since then, the investigation of her murder has drawn international scrutiny as it moved closer to the nation’s powerful political and business interests. Video by Alan Jeffries #BloombergBusinessweek #BloombergGreen #Storylines ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is…

Contagion of the Mind: How the World Failed in 2020 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Over the course of the past year, humanity witnessed a public health catastrophe unlike any seen in a century. Before the novel coronavirus struck, it may have been reasonable to expect that global institutions, international cooperation and 21st century know-how would trigger a fast and methodical worldwide fight to tame the pathogen and…

The WeWork Story Part 6: IPO…Just Kidding 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. For more episodes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqq4LnWs3olUarg-55iGQ821OKR1gtBF- Part 6: IPO…Just Kidding WeWork had spent nine years chasing lightning-fast growth, burning billions of dollars, and expanding around the world. In 2019, the company reached a turning point: WeWork needed even more cash, and Adam Neumann decided to take his company public with a massive IPO. But suddenly,…

The WeWork Story Part 5: The Universe Does Not Allow Waste 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. For more episodes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqq4LnWs3olUarg-55iGQ821OKR1gtBF- Part 5: Adam Neumann always had wild ambitions. By 2017, he had found an even wilder investor who wanted to fund those ambitions: SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son. Adam spent his billions from SoftBank on competitive tactics, seemingly random investments, and even an elementary school. In this episode, reporter Ellen…

How To Predict and Maybe Prevent an Asteroid Strike 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. An impact from an asteroid could have catastrophic consequences for humanity. Meet the scientists trying to predict when big asteroids will hit and how we might prevent it. #Space #Moonshot #BloombergQuicktake Video by Tom Gibson ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights…

The Country That Learned to Live With Covid-19 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. As nations around the world still struggle to contain Covid-19, South Korea’s early, focused, and perhaps controversial approach has kept loss of life and economic damage to a minimum. #Covid19 #BloombergBusinessweek #Storylines ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from…

Could Plastic-Eating Bacteria Save The Planet? 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Plastic is one of Earth’s biggest problems. Its discovery transformed everyday life, but its failure to degrade is choking the planet. Recent discoveries, however, have given scientists hope that enzymes from bacteria might help fight plastic waste and even make future products less harmful. #Moonshot #Green #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1…

The WeWork Story Part 3: Is Naked Pete Coming to Summer Camp? 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. For more episodes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqq4LnWs3olUarg-55iGQ821OKR1gtBF- Part 3: To its thousands of employees, WeWork was much more than a job. Founder Adam Neumann leveraged his employees’ emotions to motivate them. In exclusive tapes obtained by Bloomberg, Adam lectured employees that working at WeWork was special: “You do not get a chance like this again.” In…

How the Pandemic Made Your Boss Big Brother 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Employee surveillance software has done booming business as many people continue to work from home. Supervisors use it to record everything their workers do on their computers, analyzing the data to see if your productivity measures up.  They call it "Bossware," and it may be here to stay. #FutureOfWork #BloombergQuicktake #Privacy ——– Like…

Is Personal Bankruptcy Really So Bad? 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Filing for bankruptcy may not be the nail in your financial coffin that you think it is. On this episode of Good Money, we find out how personal bankruptcy really works.  #GoodMoney #PersonalFinance #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and…

How a Pepsi Prize Promotion Ended in Riots and Death 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. In the 1990s, a Pepsi marketing stunt promised soda drinkers in the Philippines a chance at getting rich. But an error in the campaign led thousands of people to think they had won—triggering rioting, lawsuits and even deaths. #Storylines #BloombergBusinessweek #Pepsi ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium…

Covid’s Other Victim: The Global Food System 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. While the supermarket scramble to buy meat and canned goods has subsided, one of the biggest effects of the pandemic is still growing: hunger. In America, food insecurity has hit 52 million people, an increase of 17 million from before the coronavirus struck, and it’s only getting worse. #BloombergCityLab #Food #Pandemic ——– Like…

How Gaming Streamers Actually Make Money 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Entertainers at the forefront of new media are making a living on Twitch, YouTube, and Patreon. On this episode of Good Money, we examine what it takes, and find out it’s not all fun and games. Featuring: Austin John, @Austin John Plays James Byrne, @PotatoMcWhiskey Alex Semantelli, @MrLlamaSC Ian King, @Bloomberg Technology #GoodMoney…

Bringing High-Tech Healthcare to India’s Poor 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. How do you bring healthcare to rural India? Bloomberg’s Game Changers talks to a doctor-turned-entrepreneur who is bringing medical care to the poor. Video by Robin Fall. #BloombergQuicktake #India #GameChangers ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science,…

The Politician Transforming China’s Climate Policy 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Xie Zhenhua is probably the most influential politician in China when it comes to shifting the country’s climate policy over the past decade. As China’s lead negotiator at United Nations Climate Change Conferences, he’s been critical to forging agreements on the global stage. #Gamechangers #BloombergNewEconomyForum ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals…

The Cautionary Tale of Hertz Car Rental 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. The short version of Hertz’s bankruptcy goes something like this: global pandemic obliterates business travel, forcing iconic 102-year-old company to seek court protection from creditors. The long version, however, is a cautionary tale about what can happen when a company places the interests of shareholders ahead of customers. #TheBreakdown #Business BloombergQuicktake ——– Like…

The Wild $50M Ride of the Flash Crash Trader 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. In May, 2010, from his bedroom in London, Navinder Sarao, helped cause panic in U.S. markets. Bloomberg’s Liam Vaughan tells the story of The Flash Crash Trader, also known as The Hound of Hounslow. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-02-10/how-the-flash-crash-trader-s-50-million-fortune-vanished #BWStorylines #Businessweek #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We…

Psychedelics Are Fueling a Mental Health Revolution 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Once deemed dangerous and illegal, psychedelic compounds have been rediscovered by the scientific, medical and psychiatric communities as research reveals their capacity to help patients with a range of maladies. With investors beginning to flood this new market with capital, will Big Pharma join in, or try to squash a nascent revolution of…

How to Spend Ethically During a Pandemic 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. The pandemic has boosted business for companies that didn’t need it, while smaller stores and restaurants suffer. On this episode of Good Money, we examine how you can best vote with your wallet. #GoodMoney #BloombergQuicktake #PersonalFinance ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you…

Meet California’s New Robot Farmers | Hello World Road Trip: Part 2 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Hello World’s Ashlee Vance heads out on Route 395 in a bid to prove that even a pandemic and an inferno can’t keep California down. His pit stops: tacos with an intrepid explorer and robots who have become farmers. #HelloWorld #California #Technology ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official…

The Rise and Fall…and Rise of Kodak 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. For most of the 20th century, Kodak was the closest a company could get to being a monopoly without actually being one. Its very name had become synonymous with cameras, film and nostalgia. In the 21st century, however, this consumer giant has faced turmoil as it pivoted from one business to the next.…

Do Moon Colonies Still Make Sense? 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Open Lunar Foundation co-founder Jessy Kate Schingler discusses ways to ensure that Moon colonies are built with all humans in mind. Special thanks to James McGuffie for additional video b-roll: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI57DxuauQvaOrh3UdQfJZw/featured #Space #HelloWorld #Technology ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and…

Meet the Man Forging Africa’s Cashless Future 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Tayo Oviosu has plans to migrate cash-reliant consumers in Nigeria and Ethiopia onto his brand-new digital platform, one that also allows users to trade stocks and bonds, too. Many people in African countries rely solely on cash to handle their transactions, but Tayo Oviosu has an idea to change all that—and not just…

The Search for the Universal Flu Shot 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Influenza infects 1 billion people each year and its genetic shape-shifting means that vaccines aren’t always effective. Scientists around the world are searching for a flu shot that will offer lasting protection and even fight strains of the virus that don’t yet exist. This research might also be crucial in finding ways to…

How to Plan For Your Child’s Financial Future 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Having a baby is a beautiful, transcendent experience. It’s also really, really expensive. On this episode of Good Money, we talk about what babies cost, how to start saving for their future, and what to tell them about how it all works. #FinancialPlanning #GoodMoney #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals…