A generation ago, proficiency in numeracy and literacy were baseline skills to enter the workforce. Today’s workplaces, however, require digital competency — and that’s not just for jobs in technical fields.
By 2021, shoppers in the U.S. alone will spend up to $150 billion on sustainable products, representing a quarter of all goods sold. Looking back from 2018 to 2017, sales of sustainable products grew by almost 6%, higher than their non-sustainable competitors.
Deb Geyer, corporate responsibility officer for Stanley Black & Decker, has a vision for a thriving workforce that meets the needs and challenges of a changing economy for decades to come.