Artificial Intelligence

Masayoshi Son: Great Business Visionary, or Deluded Dreamer?

He’s won, lost, then won a fortune again. Now he has amassed the gigantic ‘Vision Fund’ from which to spread investment around the world’s...
Farmer with cattle in Cambodia

More investments and surveillance needed to curb misuse of antimicrobials in public health and...

Addressing the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) challenge requires a stronger collaborative effort across sectors New York, 21 September 2017 - A stronger global effort, including larger investments...
Climate Change

4 ways business is stepping up to meet global climate goals

Non-state actors like businesses are essential to meeting the ambitious goals outlined in the Paris Agreement. A panel discussion at the recent ECOCITY World...
Emma Walmsley - CEO of GSK

Emma’s marvellous medicine

GlaxoSmithKline’s mighty empire faces a new chapter with the retirement of Sir Andrew Witty A MOTHER-of-four from the gritty industrial town of Barrow-in-Furness will create...

Tata Steel: Perseverance & Excellence

Blame it on Ayn Rand. She – of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead fame – provided Sajid Savid with an ideological backbone. Secretary for...

Jacob Dewitte (CEO Oklo): Taking things nuclear

JACOB Dewitte is a man unafraid of urging more and more nations to embrace nuclear technology. And as economies the world over begin to...

Daniel Hashim (Founder, Carbon Sponge Solutions): Small is beautiful

BOFFIN-turned-businessman Daniel Hashim is carving out a name for himself by getting nanotechnology out of the research laboratory and into the industrial marketplace. Dr Hashim’s...

World Bank Group: Are Stars Aligning for Clean-Energy Financing?

One of the biggest bangs on the opening day of the Paris COP21 climate summit was without doubt the dual announcements by the Breakthrough...

Rosalind Franklin: Uncovering the Double Helix

For scientists, winning a Nobel Prize represents the highest accolade for ground-breaking, original endeavours. Competition for the coveted award can be fierce and skulduggery...