Hazardous to your health

The return-to-office trickle is becoming a steady flow back into plastic-lined cubicles. Goldman Sachs unveiled the most aggressive Wall Street effort yet to stamp out work-from-home, while a more flexible Citigroup does want some interns to visit its New York headquarters. In London, the drive toward business-as-usual is slow and somewhat awkward. And for expats in Singapore and Hong Kong, it’s a frustrating experience to watch Europe and the U.S. emerge from restrictions. But there’s a significant caveat for American parents wanting to get back to their desk: childcare is more rare than ever. European bosses have some timely advice for U.S. employers about how to address the mental health hazards of suiting up.

What you’ll want to read this weekend

Ill-feeling behind the scenes at last weekend’s G-7 meeting on England’s coast suggests key climate talks at another summit in October are headed for the rocks. In the corporate world, companies need to shake up their boardrooms to have any chance of meeting their green agendas.

U.S. President Joe Biden’s push to decarbonize the U.S. auto market nudged Volkswagen into a “massive” reorientation. Toyota, however, reckons it’s too early to focus only on making electric cars. For the inside track on 20th century auto style, an expert gives his verdict after seven decades as the arbiter of design for an entire industry.

Robert Cumberford’s rough sketch of the proposed Holman & Moody GT race car, dated Feb. 17, 1963. A protege of the legendary Harley Earl at General Motors Corp., he went on to become one of the most revered critics of auto design.

Elon Musk’s seeming ability to roil cryptocurrency markets at will has some of his digital disciples crying “enough!” And Bloomberg Businessweek reports how a surf town in El Salvador began the world’s biggest Bitcoin experiment.

Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics face a unique set of challenges if they want to compete. But the real heroes will be the thousands of medical staff who would rather the Games didn’t happen, Tim Culpan writes for Bloomberg Opinion. The man known as Japan’s Dr. Fauci questioned why the government would even allow any fans to attend.

Bienvenue, benvenuto, willkommen. Europe is opening its doors to Americans, but the U.K. isn’t laying out the welcome mat just yet. For anyone traveling to France, here’s a guide to some of the best hotels from Paris to Provence.

The exterior of Les Sources De Cheverny, in the Loire Valley

What you’ll need to know next week

  • Qatar Economic Forum starts, with big names like Ray Dalio.
  • New Yorkers head to the polls to pick a likely new mayor. 
  • The Bank of England may normalize its monetary policy.
  • It’s the fifth anniversary of the Brexit vote; exporters are suffering
  • This Father’s Day, treat him to some rum-soaked French toast.

What you’ll want to read in Businessweek

Airbnb Has a Task Force For Erasing Nightmares

Since its founding in 2008, Airbnb has grown from a couch-surfing start-up to the biggest global travel platform in the world. On any given night, 2 million people are staying in an Airbnb, which thanks to the tyranny of numbers, means some of them will end up being crime scenes. An alleged rape in New York City illustrates just how far the company is willing to go to assist victims—and to keep these cases quiet.

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