Sandy Jayaraj

Sandy Jayaraj

Sandy has 25 years' financial markets experience at PwC and Morgan Stanley, 4 years at sustainability intelligence company Curation. He is a director of Point Rider Group and NED at Yellow Submarine.

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What caught our eye - three key stories (week 8, 2024)

Vertical farms ahead of their time?; Better governance can lift valuations?; Limits of sequestration

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When DEI isn't inclusive - discrimination against the 50 plus workforce

As individuals north of 50 years old, a LinkedIn post from the founder of recruitment service the Cleeve Partnership, Natasha Cleeve really caught our eye.  Natasha highlighted that there is discrimination against the 50+ workforce even as a skills shortage persists.  According to a WHO/UN report ageism is costing

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What caught our eye - three key stories (week 7, 2024)

Ageism in the workplace; what to do with our natural gas networks?; closer to using EVs to power the grid?

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A new wee test for bowel cancer?

Colorectal cancer or bowel cancer is the third most common cancer globally and the second leading cause of cancer related deaths (after lung cancer). Europe has the highest death rate with an age-standardised rate of 12 per 100,000 (2022) across all ages and sexes and accounted for almost 28%

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What caught our eye - three key stories (week 6, 2024)

Positive story about coal mines; wee test for bowel cancer?; will European supply chain regs work?

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Sunday Brunch: good faith is no defence for lack of foresight

Are directors properly discharging their fiduciary duty by taking into account the changing landscape in which they operate?

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Radical food system overhaul could deliver US$10 trillion per year in benefits

A report from the Food System Economics Commission (FSEC) argues that the current set up of food systems globally (i.e. what food we grow, how we grow it and how we distribute it to people) has a cost far bigger than their contribution to global prosperity and is on

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Easing the perceived pain of retrofitting payback

The simple payback period calculation for retrofitting (amount spent / annual savings) misses nuance

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What caught our eye - three key stories (week 5, 2024)

Food system overhaul brings $10tn pa benefits; Spanish electricity ducks; tracking concrete tech developments

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Blood test could revolutionise Alzheimer's diagnosis

An existing commercially available blood test could identify Alzheimer's risk early.

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What caught our eyes - three key stories (week 4, 2024)

Battery recycling's 5% rate myth; Alzheimer's blood test; efficient buildings Industrial Revolution?

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UK declares national incident as measles cases soar

Between 1st October 2023 and 18th January 2024 (15 weeks), there have been 216 confirmed and 103 probable cases of measles in the West Midlands (a region in the UK) with the majority of cases among children under the age of 10. It has prompted the UK Health Security Agency