The Aftermath: Global Financial Crisis

The global financial crisis is commonly believed to have begun in July 2007 with the credit crunch, when a loss of confidence by US investors in the value of sub-prime mortgages caused a liquidity crisis. It is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|Economy, Financial Services, Global|0 Comments

Viva Technology! Macron’s Grand Vision

King Louis XIV of France, known as The Sun King, was a great expert of the politics of glory. He dedicated his reign to the greatness of all things French. During his time, France was Europe’s most powerful military, artistic and political dynasty. The Sun King mastered the art of communication [...]

By | May 29th, 2018|Global, Sustainability, Technology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seawater Technology Solutions for Food Security

According to the World Health Organisation about 20% of the world’s people live in regions that don’t have enough water for their needs. With the global population increasing by 80 million each year, a third of the planet will likely face water shortages by 2025. This looming water crisis is inextricably linked to food production because agriculture [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|Commercial, Enterprise, Global, Governments, Sustainability, Technology|Comments Off on Seawater Technology Solutions for Food Security

Understanding the Circular Economy

A circular economy is one that is restorative and regenerative by design, and which aims to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value at all times, distinguishing between technical and biological cycles. It’s interesting to note that the concept is taking shape with great interest from Governments, Economists, Investors, Public and Private sector practitioners. But [...]

By | November 1st, 2015|Economy, Global, Research, Sustainability, Technology|Comments Off on Understanding the Circular Economy

Risks and Uncertainty surround Africa’s Megaprojects

If all goes to plan, the ‘Grand Inga’ hydropower scheme will become one of Africa’s most iconic infrastructure developments. A $12 billion proposal funded by a consortium led by The World Bank, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), China and USA, was originally conceived in the 1950s, but plans for the project were never fulfilled, due [...]

By | August 10th, 2015|Advisory, Africa, Financial, Global, Governments, Investment|Comments Off on Risks and Uncertainty surround Africa’s Megaprojects