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Asia's standing in the world has changed and it is clear that where the focus was once on how quickly the region would rise, the reality is now all about how Asia will lead. In the Future of Asia Podcast, we invite leaders from across the region to discuss the power, agility and ambition of Asia and to shed light on what kind of leader Asia will be, and what this means for governments and businesses everywhere.

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Asia's standing in the world has changed and it is clear that where the focus was once on how quickly the region would rise, the reality is now all about how Asia will lead. In the Future of Asia Podcast, we invite leaders from across the region to discuss the power, agility and ambition of Asia and to shed light on what kind of leader Asia will be, and what this means for governments and businesses everywhere.

    The path to net-zero: Investing in carbon markets

    The path to net-zero: Investing in carbon markets

    As the drive to curb global warming gathers pace, carbon markets have become increasingly fundamental to achieving net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions. In this episode, we discuss the rapid emergence of carbon markets as a viable asset class, the risks and opportunities investors should be mindful of, and the role corporates and investors can play in the net-zero transition.
    Join the conversation with Adeline Aw, Vice President, Environmental Sustainability, EDB; Thong Chie Shang, Managing Director, Enterprise Strategy, GIC; and Badrinath Ramanathan, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company.

    • 34 min
    COP26 and Implications for Asia

    COP26 and Implications for Asia

    Asia faces several key challenges in undertaking the net- zero transition while standing out as being more exposed to physical climate risk than other parts of the world. In this episode, we discuss that coming out of COP26, what are the main priorities and challenges in the Asia Pacific with regards to climate change, what are the different technological advances, capital investment, and behaviour change to solve the net-zero equation and how leaders can and policymakers in the region contribute to the commitments made at COP26.
    Join the conversation with McKinsey experts, Daniel Pacthold, Senior Partner, New York; Jonathan Woetzel, Director McKinsey Global Institute; and Rajat Gupta, Senior Partner and leader of McKinsey's Sustainability practice in Asia.

    • 34 min
    Getting to know Asia’s future consumers

    Getting to know Asia’s future consumers

    Asia is the world’s consumption growth engine – miss Asia, and you’ll miss a $10 trillion opportunity over the next decade. Powerful demographic forces are reshaping consumer behavior and causing large shifts in consumption patterns. In this episode, we discuss the consumer trends and segments driving Asia’s growth over the next decade, and how companies and businesses can capture these new segments of Asian consumers.
    Join the conversation with McKinsey leaders - Wonsik
    Choi, Senior Partner, Korea; Naomi Yamakawa, Partner, Tokyo; and Tiago Devesa, Consultant, Sydney.

    • 30 min
    The Future of Healthcare in Asia

    The Future of Healthcare in Asia

    Asia is primed for rapid healthcare change, driven by shifting demographics, rising consumer expectations, technological innovations, and limited legacy health infrastructure. Today, digital health impacts more than a billion lives, and estimates show that digital health in Asia could collectively create up to $100 billion in value by 2025. In this episode, we discuss the fundamental forces driving healthcare transformation in Asia, what kind of consumer-centric digital ecosystems are emerging across the world, and what business leaders must consider when building and scaling these ecosystems.
    Join the conversation with McKinsey leaders - Axel Baur, Senior Partner, Hong Kong; Senthu Arumugam, Partner, Kuala Lumpur; Hann Yew, Associate Partner, Singapore; and Mengwei Xin, Associate
    Partner, Shanghai.

    • 27 min
    Setting your organizations up for success in cloud technology

    Setting your organizations up for success in cloud technology

    Cloud has become a great enabler in advancing organizations’ business priorities across Asia. The growing importance of cloud technology is now being realized all over the region but challenges remain. What are the best practices when thinking about leveraging cloud technology? How do leaders attract and retain talent that can take their organizations to the next level? In this episode, we shine a light on the challenges and offer ways for leaders to think about integrating cloud tech that is fit-for-purpose.
    Join the conversation with Paul Macpherson, Chief Information Officer of Consumer, Private and Business Banking at Standard Chartered Bank; Garrett Ilg, President of Oracle for Japan and Asia Pacific; Anand Swaminathan, McKinsey Senior Partner, Singapore; and Brant Carson, Partner, Sydney.

    • 30 min
    Sustainably improving workplace mental health

    Sustainably improving workplace mental health

    The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated preexisting workplace mental health challenges, creating a new imperative for leaders to take a holistic and methodical approach to workplace mental health. In this episode, we discuss the impact of poor mental health on work performance, how companies can sustainably improve mental health at the workplace, and how to initiate broader organizational change across the operating model.

    Join the conversation with McKinsey leaders Alistair Carmichael, Associate Partner, Sydney; Fiona Lander, Engagement Manager, Perth; and Kana Enomoto, Senior Knowledge Expert, Washington DC.

    • 27 min

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