The long, hard road to sustainable packaging

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As more brands pledge to go green, what is the impact of using environmentally-friendly packaging on all links in the supply chain?

Financing sustainable energy for developing economies

Impact investing is a major opportunity for developing economies and provides basic services to the poorest people

Green IT can champion cuts in carbon emissions

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Improving systems’ efficiency and using renewable energy in IT are just two ways of cutting carbon emissions

Unlocking the potential of geospatial data

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Analysing data to gain geographical or spatial insights has untapped potential which can boost business, change lives and protect the environment

NLG: technology that gives machines a voice

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Ever wondered how a virtual assistant, such as Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa, responds when asked a question? The answer is with natural language generation

Race is on for key element in EV batteries

Major market drivers are manoeuvring for pole position in the race for control of sought-after cobalt supplies

The healthcare case for sharing medical data with blockchain

Health services need to improve data-sharing for better patient care, treatment and research outcomes, but whether blockchain is the right facilitator remains to be seen

Blockchain is strengthening links in the supply chain

A transparent and tamper-proof distributed ledger is poised to transform outdated methods of tracking and authenticating goods in the supply chain