Urbanisation breathing innovative new life into cities

As well as major challenges, growing urbanisation presents big opportunities to build better, sustainable cities for the future, according to the World Economic Forum

How electronic voting could boost democracy

Voting online can increase turnout and, with adequate cybersecurity, defend democracy

Plastic waste reduction is top of the global agenda

Inaction is not an option as government and the packaging industry strive to cut waste and introduce a circular economy

Top employers are helping with city housing

Shortages of affordable housing have left employers worried about recruiting and retaining top talent, so now some are taking action

Digital disruption: Media giants fight for content

David Haye boxing

Media and technology heavyweights are slugging it out in a fight for content which could see the biggest hitters win

How risk preparation protects businesses from natural disasters

Flooded roads in Texas after Hurricane Harvey

Hurricanes, flooding, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, bush fires – all wreak havoc and dislocate global supply chains, but a disaster doesn’t have to shut down business