DBS enters the metaverse to promote ESG efforts

Asian bank DBS has teamed up with decentralised gaming virtual world The Sandbox to launch a metaverse experience showcasing ESG ideas and initiatives.

Discover the drivers and frontrunners of the Metaverse

The Metaverse, a world where our real and digital lives meet, will revolutionse the way we live, work, and play. Advertising, retailing, and remote work will never be the same again. We take a closer look at the drivers of this new world, and the companies that are turning the Metaverse into a reality.

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What’s next for tech’s big bet on the metaverse?

It has been nine months since Facebook renamed itself Meta and since then, the entire economy has suffered a pullback. What does that mean for tech giants spending big on the metaverse? CNBC’s Julia Boorstin joins ‘Squawk Box’ with the details. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO: https://cnb.cx/2NGeIvi

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Trapped in the Metaverse: Here’s What 24 Hours in VR Feels Like | WSJ

Everyone is blabbing about the metaverse. But what does this future digital world look like? WSJ’s Joanna Stern checked into a hotel and strapped on a virtual-reality headset for the day. She went to work meetings, hung out with new avatar friends and attended virtual shows. Photo illustration: Tammy Lian / The Wall Street Journal

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The Metaverse and How We’ll Build It Together — Connect 2021

This year at Connect, we’re sharing our vision for the metaverse. For more on Connect 2021, click here: https://www.facebookconnect.com/

Welcome (00:00)
Social connections (01:47)
Entertainment (12:46)
Gaming (16:13)
Fitness (23:58)
Work better and do more (26:29)
Education (30:43)
Commerce (34:12)
Building the metaverse together (44:54)
Building responsibly (51:23)
Building the next devices to help unlock the metaverse (55:33)
What will it take to make the metaverse feel real? (01:01:25)
The next chapter (01:10:40)