Aspiring to be the happiest city in the world

Q&A with Dr. Aisha Bin Bishir, Director General, Smart Dubai: "Internet of things (IoT), big data and other technologies must make the lives of our people simple, impactful, seamless, safe and happy."

Coffee innovation

Q&A with Andrea Illy, "We are coming up with new technologies, for instance for allowing customization of personal blends. Innovation drives sales, because it results in superior quality, customer satisfaction and increases in sales."

Seizing the carpooling opportunity

Such has been the success of the business model that BlaBlaCar has become one of the fastest growing transport companies in Europe.

Bright future for new-look lighting

One of the greatest challenges discussed by delegates at Davos in recent times has been how to decouple economic growth from increased energy consumption. After the two hottest years on record, the environmental and economic imperative is now greater than ever before.

Q&A: Newmont Mining Corporation

Elaine Dorward-King, Executive Vice President, Sustainability and External Relations: "We are leaders because we strongly believe that transparency is hugely important to the industry."

Mining Industry 4.0

Mining companies have put the excesses of the commodity boom behind them and are refocusing their investments on innovation.

The future of sustainable mining

For Anglo American, local communities are absolutely critical. If you cannot work with them, they threaten the viability of the business. You have to give them something that is worthwhile and long-lasting.

The perfect recipe

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) guide us through tackling the most pressing global problems, setting 17 goals, each with their own targets, to be reached by 2030.

A love match

In response to the ever-changing environments in which we do business, I strongly believe companies have to innovate constantly, not only to survive but to thrive.

Illuminating future cities

A shining example of how a private-sector partner can illuminate future urban development in collaboration with local leaders took place in Sweden's fourth largest city at the start of 2015.

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