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

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

Revolutionising the Global Food System

Astrong theme emerged from the Future Food Tech Summit in London this week, that the world is in desperate need of innovative and sustainable solutions to increase agricultural output, while reducing inputs, in order to meet the needs of a growing population. At the forefront of these discussions was the consensus that the global food ecosystem is [...]

By | November 5th, 2016|Commercial, Enterprise, Technology|Comments Off on Revolutionising the Global Food System

Desert Farm leads Future FoodTech

The Future FoodTech and World Agritech Investment Summits in London this week will unveil some of the leading agricultural innovations over the last few years. The focus will firmly be on post-harvest food industry, which is certainly emerging as the hottest sector for innovation and investment, but which technologies have the potential to deliver truly game-changing solutions? [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|Commercial, Enterprise, Technology|Comments Off on Desert Farm leads Future FoodTech

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

Next Generation of Sustainable Food Supply

Across the world, there are pioneers who are changing the way we think about food. Some use GPS data to create yield maps that show soil productivity, yield predictions and establish seasonal planting patterns. Others, use mobile phones to share information about weather reports, insurance products, and to access market prices, thereby empowering rural farmers [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Commercial, Emerging Markets, Research, Technology|Comments Off on Next Generation of Sustainable Food Supply

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