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March 4, 2019

Creating employment for over 200 thousand in Jakarta

Indonesia’s capital – Jakarta – is facing mass unemployment. Between 100 and 150 thousand Jakartans are believed to be unemployed...
February 15, 2019

The Greater Bay Area: a new kind of megalopolis

The Global Institute For Tomorrow is launching a new programme this year titled the 2019 Greater Bay Area Young Leaders Programme...
February 1, 2019

Basic needs are not basic business: rural electrification in East Malaysia

In April, GIFT ASEAN will run the third Malaysia Young Leaders Programme (YLP) in Sabah, which will include an experiential learning...
August 14, 2018

GIFT Reads — August 2018

In this list, shared quarterly, we suggest a few books that may not feature in your usual book review sections but which we believe...
August 9, 2018

10 things you didn’t know about Xi’an: Experiential learning in China

China's rapid growth in the past three decades have mainly occurred along the coastal regions...
July 5, 2018

Honest Inquiry Interview: Zheng Bing

This Honest Inquiry Interview features our GLP project partner Founder and Chair of Puhan Cooperative...
May 16, 2018

Learning Places: Hong Kong, China (v.1, ch.1)

Hong Kong, one of the world’s most dynamic cities and GIFT’s home, is in a state of transition. As it forges its way ahead...
April 10, 2018

Honest Inquiry Interview: Po Chung (Part 2 of 2)

Given development on the mainland in recent decades Hong Kong is no longer able to reap the benefits of being the ‘Gateway to China’....
March 18, 2018

Active Passivity & the Will to Act

Passivity is a debilitating condition affecting most large organisations. It is the tendency toward inaction rather than action; Waiting to be instructed...
January 17, 2018

Diversity in Thinking: Shedding the Corporate Persona

These days you would be hard pressed to find a multinational company that does not have a Head of Diversity and Inclusion on the payroll...
December 8, 2017

Honest Inquiry Interview: Po Chung (Part 1 of 2)

This Honest Inquiry Interview features the legendary Hong Kong business leader and co-founder of DHL International...
November 12, 2017
Learning Places, Semirom Apple, Iran

Learning Places: Esfahan, Iran (v.1, ch.2)

The Semirom plateau, in central Iran, hides a sweet secret: some of the world’s tastiest apples. The region’s dramatic temperature range...