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Biden’s Electric-Vehicle Target Is All About the Drive
A certain school of thought holds long-term targets as meaningless, as the people making them will no longer be in their job by the time they are proved right or wrong. That’s especially the case for ...
Clean winner: the global transition to carbon neutrality represents a huge opportunity for growth
As governments around the world ramp up investment in green energy, the demand for clean technologies is set to increase
The expanding middle class: why global affluence is a developing trend
Despite Covid-19 sending 100 million back into poverty, society is getting wealthier over the long term Over the past few decades, a quiet revolution in living standards has been transforming the w ...
How we’re living smarter: The rise of home automation
Last year, as coronavirus tore through the global economy and bricks-and-mortar businesses fell into a deep paralysis, one sector went from strength to strength: smart devices for the home.
Are we at an inflection point for technology growth?
Technology has attracted a lot of attention this year, with higher interest drawing some concern over valuations. While semiconductor shortages have highlighted the world’s dependence on technology, ...
Alzheimer's breakthrough could drive a new wave of biotech innovation and investment
The accelerated approval of the first new Alzheimer's treatment in almost two decades looks set to be a potential game changer for the biotechnology sector.
Central bank digital currencies, reserve currencies and geopolitics
When it comes to central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), the focus of market participants and regulators – especially in the banking industry - is mainly associated with their disruptive natu ...
How has e-commerce shaped the logistics real estate space?
The e-commerce boom has left many retailers needing to rethink the structure of their supply chains to meet consumers’ expectations
A wake up call for the energy sector? The IEA’s path to net zero
The energy industry lies at the centre of any attempt to deliver on the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Huge changes in production and consumption are required if the world is to reac ...