Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Bahamas Must ‘Embrace Disruptive Change’ Culture

Julian Brown
Tribune Business Editor

The Bahamas must “embrace disruptive change” and not permit a minority to derail economic reforms that benefit the rest of society, a BISX-listed company’s president argued yesterday.

Julian Brown, who is also Benchmark (Bahamas) chief executive, told Tribune Business that the Bahamas Electrical Workers Union’s (BEWU) concerns over the increased penetration of solar energy was a prime example of resistance to technology-driven change that can improve living standards for the majority of Bahamians.

Rather than fight the inevitable, Mr Brown urged the BEWU and the Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) workers it represents to push their employer to develop its own solar unit and re-train staff so they can install the technology.  Read more >>