Business + Innovation

Plastics: “The New Coal”

Plastics have yielded life-saving medical advances, supercharged technological advancements, helped send us to space, and transformed our lives in innumerable ways. But they are poisoning our people and our planet.

How Catastrophe Bonds Help Mitigate the Impact of Climate Change

By transferring the risk of natural disasters, countries improve economic resilience and have greater access to capital to provide relief to citizens if an extreme weather event does occur.

Globalization Isn’t Dead in Software Engineering

How can businesses harness the collective power of global engineering teams? Here are some guidelines to keep in mind when extending your engineering capacity.

Fortifying Global Supply Chains Against Sanctions and Stresses

The lack of visibility in the supply chain has a cascading impact on sustainability, and inflationary pressures as well. IoT could enable an interdependent economy with intelligence and efficiency.

How Tech Is Mobilizing to Confront the Climate Crisis

Can technology help solve the climate crisis? A lot of smart money is betting that it can.

Innovation For the Planet: How GE Tech Helps Address Climate Change

To celebrate Earth Day, GE created an interactive map showing 60 global projects that help reduce carbon emissions and use hydrogen fuel, carbon capture and sequestration, small modular nuclear reactors, wind turbines with superconducting generators,...

One Company’s Path Towards Net Positive–for Planet and People

Amyris is transforming major industries’ reliance on manufacturing with old chemistry techniques. The move is towards fermentation – a lower cost, cleaner and sustainable approach.

Meet the Recycling Start-up Hustling to Keep EV Batteries Out of Landfills

Just four years after launching a pilot plant in Canada, Li-Cycle has raised US$500 million from high profile investors to build out EV battery recycling plants and hubs across the U.S.

Prayer for a Time of Plagues

Today’s plagues are more than 10, but as I head to a Passover Seder, I cannot help thinking of the parallels. Maintaining optimism is getting harder, but being in tech helps.

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