I specialize in uncovering unique narratives about how people live, work, and prosper. I help organizations communicate about meaningful topics, from diversity to sustainability to skill-building.
The Inclusive Internet Index five-year lookback report
A review of five years of the Inclusive Internet Index, which assesses internet accessibility, use, utility and more in countries around the world.
Nolan Bushnell: Original Gamer
Nolan Bushnell, founder of legendary game company Atari, is the subject of this story I wrote for Sequoia Capital's blog on their most impactful founders.
Economic growth at all costs: what is the trade-off?
I wrote this article about the worship of "economic growth" and what can substitute for it for The Economist Group's Sustainability Project.
Sustainable Finance: A New Benchmark for Corporate Leadership
Bank of the West conducted a survey of business leaders on their use of and attitudes toward sustainable finance. I wrote this piece analyzing the findings for their Means and Matters blog.
Shareholder primacy versus stakeholderism: a false dichotomy?
I wrote this piece, addressing the debate on the purpose of the company between "shareholder primacy" and "shareholderism", as part of The Economist Group's Sustainability Project.
Penguins fill gaps in understanding of global warming
I wrote this article about a penguin researcher whose findings can help scientists gain a better understanding of climate change and its impact on the Antarctic. Commissioned by and published for Economist Impact's Sustainability Hub.
Zipline’s Stratospheric Strategy to Drop the World in Your Backyard
Profile of Zipline founder Keller Rinaudo for a Sequoia Capital series on their portfolio companies. His firm's drones are upending the inefficient and carbon-intensive last-mile logistics sector.
A new blue economic frontier
Wrap-up and key takeaways of the Economist's World Ocean Summit Asia-Pacific—the premiere blue economy event on the annual calendar.
AMP Robotics’ Dirty Ride and Green Dreams
Profile of AMP Robotics founder Matanya Horowitz for a Sequoia Capital series on their portfolio companies. His firm's robotic eyes and arms are at the bleeding edge of recycling sorting and contributing to a major plank of the world's decarbonization efforts.
COP26 wrap-up: something for everyone, everything for no one
My overview wrap-up article on the COP26 conference for The Economist Impact’s Sustainability Hub.
Reimagining agility: Change, empowerment and the organisation of tomorrow
Deep dive into how companies are leveraging a changed notion of agility in a post-pandemic world. I served as research and program manager and was heavily involved in paper drafting. Published June 2021 for The Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Hitachi.
Leading the charge? Both China and the US have a long way to go to become green exemplars to the world
The urgency of climate change has forced the world’s diplomats into a delicate dance, one in which the co-operation required to address this existential threat must be balanced against myriad points of disagreement in other fields. Nowhere is this more apparent than for the US and China, the world’s two biggest economies and the source of nearly half of all global emissions in 2019. In this article I explore whether either can lead the world into a green future.
Green Intelligence - AI could boost efforts to fight climate change
Short article discussing how AI is being utilized by those looking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Researched and written entirely by me. Published May 2021 for The Economist Intelligence Unit.
The transformation imperative
Original research and content series exploring how companies in different industries adapted their digital strategies during the covid-19 pandemic, with a particular focus on how they used technology to shift toward a more socially-minded stance. I managed the full ideation, research and content execution. Published May 2021 by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Microsoft.
The Inclusive Internet Index 2021
Summary of an extensive index ranking 120 countries based on the extent to which they empower their citizens to use the internet for meaningful purposes. I was heavily involved in the entire project, including spearheading survey design and writing the bulk of the executive summary. Published April 2021 for The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Facebook.