Inspiring the “phygital”

I don’t know where technology will lead us in the future, but I do know that a smart city is one that improves our lives while preserving our values.

Saudi Arabia’s major shift to tourism and leisure

Buzz speaks to Fahd-Al Rasheed, former Group CEO and Managing Director of Emaar the Economic City (EEC), leading the development of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC)—the world’s first publicly-listed city.

Transition

To survive and prosper in this challenging new environment, companies and public authorities alike need to respond to these newly empowered citizens and partner with them to re-think the fundamentals of modern living.

SEAT steps on the gas

As the global car industry prepares for the long transition to electric vehicles, there is growing interest in the potential of compressed natural gas (CNG).

In the driving seat for CNG technology

"We believe in CNG as one of the many alternative energies that will coexist in the future." Andrew Shepherd, Head of CNG Products, SEAT.

Solar power reaches new heights

Designed to reach 5GW of power in 2030, the $13.6 billion Mohammed Bin Rashid al Maktoum Solar Park (MBR) in Dubai is the largest single-site solar project in the world.

Capital of sustainability

At this year’s Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, participants publically committed to $15 billion of investments in renewable energy and sustainability projects.

The future of Aston Martin

"Electrification is where we are hanging our hat because we believe it is the most efficient way to look at the future", Marek Reichman, chief creative officer, Aston Martin.

Implications of China’s ban on importing trash

Although it is not widely discussed outside of the waste and recycling industry, China has increasingly become the destination for much of the paper and plastic that Europeans and Americans diligently separate in their household garbage.

Powering innovation one cell at a time

Launched in 2015, the Woodstock, South Africa-headquartered peer-to-peer lending platform illuminates—quite literally—a market that has been in the Dark Ages.

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Reinvention pays off for Brazilian economy

Government reforms in Brazil are making the economy more competitive and productive and helping the country attract a new wave of foreign capital.

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Juvo establishes financial identities for the billions of people worldwide who are creditworthy, yet financially excluded. Billions of people around the world are unbanked, or underbanked.