Carnegie assesses the trends that will drive global recovery
The pandemic will continue to affect the world economy in 2021 and 2022. The focus will be on economic recovery, while underlying megatrends are reinforced
Innovation and sustainability: setting global standards for responsible mining
Hindustan Zinc operates in the state of Rajasthan, which faces the challenge of water scarcity. Hence it falls upon such companies to lead and set an example when it comes to addressing the various challenges of sustainability by utilising digital technology and embracing innovation in all its operations
Macau’s development of the ‘smart city’ still on track
The outbreak of the pandemic in 2020 had a catastrophic effect on the GDP of Macau – due in large part to the shuttering of the tourist industry. But, as ICBC (Macau) explains, a quiet digital revolution has ensured that ‘smart city’ plans remain on course
Central Bank digital currency to spell the end for crypto?
Do the central banks have a digital master plan in place that will see them derail bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies before they have truly been established as a viable, decentralised alternative to fiat?
Making a difference with sustainably sourced biomass
As the largest renewable energy source in the EU, biomass has a central part to play in the long-term strategy for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions
Fubon Life is leading the race in insurance services
The Fubon Financial Holdings company has gone through a lot during the last 60 years and its insurance subsidiary is heading into the future in great shape as it continues to deepen its insurance services, writes Fubon Life Insurance
Trading forex as a side-hustle
You don’t need an office on Wall Street or in Frankfurt or the City of London to be a foreign exchange trader today: with the right tools you can do it at your kitchen table, when you get home from your full-time job. Chloe Christina, multimedia marketing manager at the global online forex broker FirewoodFX, explains how
Managing demand: why have retailers failed at successful pre-order events?
This year consumers have been frustrated by disastrous pre-order events for the latest gadgets, so what are the systems behind new product launches that can go so wrong?
Race for the superfuel
Having been on the agenda for decades the pressure is currently increasing on companies to come up with zero-emission systems of propulsion
Central banks are gradually warming to digital currencies
What began as a dream to wrestle control away from the state is becoming a model of adoption for the central banks that, once wary of digital currencies, are now learning to love them
Embracing corporate diversity by shattering the glass ceiling
The recent success of Suni Harford, Alison Rose and Jane Fraser is promising news for an industry dominated by male leaders, but barriers to progression remain – and that starts with the culture
Out of office: the global shift towards remote working
The pandemic has transformed the way we work, with many questioning the need for a central office space in the future. But what does the move towards continued remote working mean for the future of business?
Banking sector recovery will require trust and good faith
Like so many industries during 2020, commercial banks faced unprecedented challenges and are learning how best to adapt in the recovery process
Disruptive innovation for return and positive change
Assessing the potential for disruptive innovation in generating excess returns: the case of a regenerative medicine technology platform
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