Why we must stop taking water for granted

Consumers must realise that water is becoming increasingly scarce, but there are challenges in communicating this important message

Business travel startups are transforming the industry

Business travel is a fragmented and complex industry ripe for disruption, but barriers to entry remain high

How water became the riskiest global asset of all

An interview with Callie Stinson, project lead of the World Economic Forum’s Water Initiative

Why hasn’t ESG investment really taken off yet?

Business as usual is no longer good enough when it comes to sustainable investing, but the regulatory environment has yet to cause a seismic shift in markets

Do early risers really make better workers?

The stereotypes of lazy "night owls" and highly-productive "larks" is still prevalent across the business world, but switching to working patterns in line with chronotype could unlock significant economic gains

Are cities ready for new demographics?

Headline global statistics highlighting growing urban populations mask slowing rates of growth in some developed countries and many cities remain woefully underprepared for the unprecedented demographic shifts underway

Rise of the ‘brandless’ brand

Brandless

With the very foundations of a brand designed to ensure consumer protection and signify reliability and quality, will brandless organisations ever have the power to change the concept of brand-building altogether?

The true cost of white-washed research

Genetics and medical studies have largely over-represented people of white, European descent, which could have huge ramifications for the advancement of health research