Q&A with Minoru Usui, CEO, Epson: "Moverio is an excellent example of how technology can contribute to people's imaginative powers and also increase their efficiency."
Financial institutions in Dubai are among the first banks in the world to explore the potential of blockchain to improve the security and efficiency of their services.
Government reforms in Brazil are making the economy more competitive and productive and helping the country attract a new wave of foreign capital.
Naguib Sawiris has always been a force to be reckoned with, in business, politics and even international relations. Charismatic and forthright, the Egyptian entrepreneur is a visible catalyst of change in the Middle East and North Africa.
For those mining companies that continued to invest in innovation, sustainability and community relations despite the apparent end of the commodity supercycle, 2016 was a year of vindication.
Brazil has an enormous potential market to be developed in terms of tourism. Our economy has gained strength again due to all the changes that are happening.
Stephen Urquhart, Former President: We have been at nearly every Olympics. It really is part of our DNA."
For traditional retailers facing increased competition from e-commerce, digital technology offers the opportunity to fight back by giving customers unique personalized experiences that they cannot find online.
At the same time as it increases its global exports, Italy is also attracting ever higher levels of foreign investment, especially from companies in developing countries which are looking to secure a foothold in more stable economies.
Long-established financial institutions are working hard to support financial inclusion and to increase their funding of socially and environmentally positive projects.