Three ways to tackle urbanisation

With nearly 70 per cent of the world’s population expected to live in towns and cities by 2050, rapid urbanisation is one of the biggest challenges of our time, putting unprecedented pressure on transportation systems, utilities and the environment. But emerging technologies are affording new, smarter ways to maintain, build and interact with infrastructure in an effort to make urbanisation more manageable

Should private finance stop investing in infrastructure?

bird's eye view of Heathrow runway with planes on it

Concern over investing in regulated sectors is damaging UK infrastructure, but private finance is essential to meet future needs

Should investors be wary of stranded assets?

With policies shifting towards cleaner sources of energy, stranded assets associated with fossil fuels can represent a huge risk to company balance sheets

Investing pensions to fight climate change

‘It is time for the pensions industry to stand together to change the narrative and invest to directly address climate change'

Chinese tech investment comes home

Economic hostility and sanctions exchanged between the United States and China will impact development of reality technologies, with winners and losers on both sides of the trade war

Creating opportunity through coastal communities

The UK is inextricably tied to the seas that surround it. Some 95 per cent of all trade is carried by ship and through UK ports; half a trillion pounds-worth of goods pass through our ports each year

What digital transformation can do for private equity

Embracing digital transformation not only improves internal business processes, but also helps private equity firms identify the best companies for investment

How tech and investment could help feed the many

Investment in improved supply chain management and precision farming techniques hold the key to banishing famine and malnutrition