Five innovative packaging trends

From elegant designs for cannabidiol oil cosmetics to compostable materials and plastic-free deliveries, innovation in packaging is almost as important as the products themselves

Understanding the psychology of abstract money

How will our relationships and attitudes to finance, wealth and value change as perceptions of money evolve in the decades to come?

Pushing to eliminate high-sulphur fuels in shipping

Action to clean up harmful sulphur oxide emissions has sent a shockwave through the shipping industry

Strategic foreign takeovers worry the West

Mergers and acquisitions are increasingly becoming matters of national sovereignty and security as China, in particular, extends its power

Chief executive pay continues to skyrocket

An ever-widening gap between the pay of chief executives and ordinary workers may be damaging productivity as well as morale among employees

What space satellites can teach us about Earth’s water

Observing Earth from space can help governments manage water resources, mitigate man-made contributions to climate change and prepare for natural disasters

Theranos: how one woman fooled Silicon Valley

With billions at stake, along with pride and reputation, business leaders must avoid the trap of making fraudulent claims

Manufacturing jobs: “new collar” replaces blue collar

Politicians are getting fired up about manufacturing as economic nationalism is on the rise, but how well do they understand blue collar jobs?