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May 17, 2024
Sustainability

From the tech innovators of Silicon Valley to the leatherworkers of Tuscany and the textile hubs of South Asia, economic clusters make the world go round. Today, however, policymakers face a pressing new challenge: the need to help economic clusters rapidly adapt to the green transition—and to effectively navigate the challenges and opportunities it brings.

May 11, 2024
Sustainability

The factory of the future is here. And yet… most machinery companies are not capitalising on it fully. Bain & Company, a global consultancy has released its ‘Machinery And Equipment Report 2024’. The report estimates OEMs leave 30% to 50% of productivity value on the table

May 4, 2024
Sustainability

We have come a long way in the last decade – nearly 1.1 billion people had no access to electricity in 2014; by end of 2023, this number reduced by about 350 million people. The share of renewables in the final energy mix has gone up substantially, with total energy consumption up by about eight percent.

April 26, 2024
Sustainability

Every year, Earth Day reminds us of our responsibility to nurture the planet that nourishes us. This year, let’s turn our focus to the very foundation of our lives – food. From farm to fork, the food industry has a significant impact on the environment. This collection of articles explores innovative, tech-driven, and practical solutions for building a more sustainable food system.

April 20, 2024
Sustainability

Research found compostable plastic packaging and products broke down successfully across five composting methods used in the facilities, achieving 98% disintegration on average by surface area, which exceeds industry thresholds to achieve a 90% or higher disintegration.

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