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Articles, stories, blogs and news about 'The Future of Local' from around the globe.

Globalisation-blog
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Firms of the future must embrace the global community

Guardian Sustainable Business blog

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BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands: Global strategy or local focus?

M&M Global

Charities-blog
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How the Olympics brought local charities and global brands together

Guardian Voluntary Sector Network blog

WE CAN DO BETTER: TRAVEL

“Whenever there’s a lesson in travel, there’s a lesson in life.”

DANIEL NOLL AND AUDREY SCOTT, UNCORNERED MARKET

FROM ONE-TO-ONE TO MANY-TO-MANY RELATIONSHIPS

“Social needs, mobility, communities, societal impact and connectedness are at the heart of the business environment of the future.”

TRACEY KEYS, GLOBAL TRENDS BLOG

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globalization

Humans have interacted over long distances for thousands of years. Philosophy, religion, language, the arts, and other aspects of culture spread and mixed as nations exchanged products and ideas.


www.thomaslfriedman.com

Forget about “outsourcing.” In today’s hyperconnected world, there is no “in” and no “out.” There’s only “good, better and best,” and if you don’t assemble the best team you can from everywhere, your competitor will.


yaleglobal.yale.edu/content/world-conn...

As the story of globalization 21st century-style continues to unfold, reflecting on the lessons and challenges of both the recent and more distant past is critical to understand the options as we move forward – together, as nations, societies, communities and individuals.


en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glocalization

Glocalization is a newly coined blend of globalization and localization refers to a concept to describe individual, group, organization, product or service that reflects not only global standard but also local one.