Republic Journal

Can the Caribbean use the ocean to alleviate poverty while protecting its fragile ecosystems?

The ocean, which covers roughly 70% of the Earth's surface, provides us with an abundance of resources. The World Bank defines the ocean economy, also known as the "Blue Economy," as "the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods, and jobs while preserving the health of the ocean ecosystem."

Leading like a Tiger in 2022

According to the Chinese calendar, 2022 is the Year of the Tiger. In their mythology, the Tiger symbolises confidence, passion, and determination. Not surprisingly, 2022 is being recognised as the year that will bring these qualities even more to the fore, particularly as economies and societies across the globe continue their post-pandemic rallies.

Renewable Energy in the Caribbean

Concerns over environmental degradation and climate change are by no means new, but have significantly heightened in recent times, as the manifestations of global warming become more obvious and occur with greater frequency.

Bridging the workplace Generational Gap

The best companies tend to build teams with people from different backgrounds. Recently, there has been a lot of talk about gender and ethnic diversity in the workplace, but we should never overlook the importance of age diversity. A mix of experience and youth is critical to an organization’s success. Therefore, businesses must learn to develop practices that create a true level of inclusiveness for all generations so that they can benefit from the characteristics, values, and attitudes shaped by the events of their time.

How important is trust in the workplace?

In an age of health and economic uncertainty, leaders are seeking ways to become more agile, adaptable and innovative. Yet in doing so, some overlook a key component of success—employee trust.

A Fresh Slate and Understanding in Leadership

It is 2022 and the proverbial fresh slate lies before us as we pursue and (with hope) achieve many of our goals in the months to come. Some may consider the concept of a fresh slate and the prospect of opportunity to be clichéd but there is undeniable truth to it.


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