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Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investment Challenge

With natural disasters and climate change issues increasingly affecting the world, the need for sustainable solutions has never been greater. Every year, the Kellogg School of Management and Morgan Stanley partner to host the Sustainable Investing Challenge. The competition calls on hundreds of  graduate students from around the world to propose financial innovations that tackle environmental or social problems, [...]

By | December 18th, 2017|Impact, Innovation, Investment, Sustainability|0 Comments

Blockchain: Redefining The 4th Industrial Revolution

What do Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, Robert Shiller and Jack Bogle have in common? Trailblazers in their chosen professional fields, one could quite rightly say. And yes, they would be spot on, but there is much more than that. They are all baffled, like most people, by the astronomical valuation of [...]

By | December 9th, 2017|Bitcoin, Blockchain, Digital, Technology|0 Comments

Assessing Climate Change Impacts

To  many people, climate change is a fairly recent issue. Yet, governments all around the world have been commissioning scientists and economists to analyse the impacts of climate change since the 1970s. As nations and businesses work towards building a low-carbon, climate resilient economy, access to finance has emerged as a critical [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Governments, Sustainability, Technology|0 Comments

Anatomy of Futuristic Financial Services

It has been a long time coming, but the financial services revolution is finally here! Disruptive trends across markets, industries and demographics are driving new thinking and opportunities for investors, consumers and other stakeholders in the industry. Over the years, money as a transaction medium has evolved, from cash to card, from digital to virtual [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Financial Services, Futuristic, Technology|0 Comments

Agrifood Technology: Feeding The Future

Agrifood tech is the small but growing segment of the startup and venture capital universe that’s aiming to improve or disrupt the global food and agriculture industry.  Globally, food and agriculture (agrifood) is a $7.8 trillion industry, responsible for feeding the planet and hiring well over 40% of it. It is also responsible [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|agriculture, Agtech, Sustainability|0 Comments

Future Challenges of Water Sustainability

In February 2017, the World Water-Tech Innovation Summit returned to London for the 6th year, focused on the need for greater collaboration between stakeholders in creating a better approach to future water sustainability. The importance of this year’s meeting could not be underestimated. As the delegates shared their knowledge networks, it was appreciated that [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Emerging Markets, Sustainability|Comments Off on Future Challenges of Water Sustainability

Blockchain Technology soars into Nebula

Once a month in London, a small group of enthusiasts gather at a “Tech meet-up” to talk about the latest technology developments around the world. I was invited to my first event in 2014. The venue was a dimly-lit underground bar in Shoreditch, then an upcoming area. The conversation, eclectic, animated and passionate [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Digital, Economy, Governments, Insights|Comments Off on Blockchain Technology soars into Nebula

Robotics: Arise a Global Superpower

Not so far in the future, there is every possibility that artificial intelligence will overtake human thinking. Robots are on the rise and ready to rumble. The last 20 years have seen significant developments in the robotics industry. Today, robots play chess, drive cars, manufacture and do a lot of other things that [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Digital, Economy, Insights, Technology|Comments Off on Robotics: Arise a Global Superpower

Age of Fintech: Disruption or Innovation

For so long, the established Financial Services industry had exerted enormous power over the global economy that experienced a prolonged period of high economic growth between 2001 and 2007. In that time, risk perceptions declined and financial systems were characterised by abundant liquidity, leading to increased bank lending without so much as to ensure the [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Financial, Fintech, Governments|Comments Off on Age of Fintech: Disruption or Innovation