Exploring the pros and cons of online activism

Technology is enabling more direct open feedback with government and is poised to increase political engagement nationwide, but people have some major reservations...

Why people don’t vote

A voter leaves a polling station after casting his vote in the general election at St Giles Church in London, U.K., on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Britons vote today after an election dominated by Brexit, austerity and in the closing phases, security. Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg via Getty Images

A large chunk of the UK public choose not to vote in political elections. We reveal five reasons why this might be the case

Four ways Brexit has rattled CPOs

With Brexit headlines continuing to dominate the daily news, what have been the biggest lessons for procurement leaders on how to approach geopolitical risk?

Who will be the winner of the fourth industrial revolution?

birds eye view of cars lined up

Each industrial revolution produced a significant reordering of manufacturing nations. As the world embarks on what many predict will be its fourth, which countries will be the main beneficiaries and how will global economic dynamics shift?

Maritime agreements spark trouble in Horn of Africa

With its developing ports, the Horn of Africa is an area of significant commercial and military strategic importance where investments carry an increasing risk

The history of the death penalty

History of the death penalty

Oliver Pickup investigates the history of the death penalty and asks: will capital punishment ever be completely abolished across the world?

Procurement should not be swayed by politics

politics in procurement

In an increasingly volatile world, procurement decisions are in danger of being influenced by politics, not to mention emotions, rather than what’s best for the bottom line

Brands get political for good causes

Salesforce has threatened to pull investment in US states considering anti-LGBT legislation

Multinational businesses are flexing their corporate muscles to meet consumer demand for an ethical stance on global issues