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Techonomy Virtual Day Four: Making the SDGs Sexy

Day four of the weeklong Techonomy Virtual: Reset + Restore was all about the connection between tech and the improving society, especially achieving the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030.   More

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Techonomy Virtual Day One: How Tech Is Making the World More Ethical

The first day of Techonomy Virtual explored how tech can help address the climate crisis, how IBM thinks about ethics, AI as a tool for equality, and more.   More

Arts & Culture Media & Marketing Sustainable Development Goals

Could QR Codes Help Solve Social Injustice?

QR codes have been around for a while, but haven’t found their killer application. An unlikely group of activists are getting excited about a new use for them.   More

Artificial Intelligence Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals

Water is Critical for Business, and AI is Critical in Managing It

The harsh reality is that water is finite, increasing in demand, poorly governed, undervalued and there is no replacement. Businesses across a range of sectors – from energy to agriculture to food and beverage – are discovering the importance of water use across their value chain.   More

Food Global Tech Sustainable Development Goals

How Tech Helps Brazilian Agriculture Soar

Brazil is the second largest exporter of agricultural products globally. These Brazilian-led technological innovations are some of the most likely to increase productivity, and, in turn, secure a prosperous future for the world’s growing population.   More

Community Insights Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

Digital Tools Now Help Address Water Scarcity

As more of the disenfranchised join the global economy, the longstanding water crisis will worsen. But now there's progress with tech to manage water efficiently and equitably.   More

Business Inclusion Innovation Sustainable Development Goals

How Women Can Win in the Age of AI

Preparing women to succeed in the age of AI must be a global priority as we work towards one key United Nations Sustainable Development Goal: to achieve gender equality, and empower women and girls.   More

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Carbon Neutral Isn’t Enough

Reducing emissions of global warming gasses is critical. We also need to build a world economy that’s carbon negative. And there are many ways to suck up CO2. An article produced in tandem with Techonomy 2019.   More

Innovation Partner Insights Sustainable Development Goals

What Can the World’s Largest Bottled Water Company Teach Us About Recycling?

The world's plastic crisis is so severe that our oceans may contain more plastic than fish within the next three decades. That’s why Nestlé Waters North America has set ambitious goals to boost the use of recycled material – and to change consumers’ views of plastic.   More

Business From the Magazine Partner Insights Sustainable Development Goals

What Makes Johnson & Johnson Different

Joaquin Duato, vice chairman of the world's largest healthcare company, talks about tech, and global progress.   More

Business Food Innovation Sustainable Development Goals

Meet the Entrepreneur Disrupting the Food Industry – for Good

Jasmine Crowe, who'll speak at Techonomy's Half Moon Bay, Calif., conference, has developed an ambitious solution to food waste and hunger.   More

Energy & Green Tech Partner Insights Sustainable Development Goals

Finally, There’s a Roadmap to Tackle the Climate Crisis

With the climate in crisis, the world has to halve greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade. A new science-based blueprint shows how.   More

Partner Insights Sustainable Development Goals

5G and Digitalization Can Help Achieve the UN Global Goals

Here’s a list of some of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals that have the most potential to be impacted by 5G technology.   More

From the Magazine Sustainable Development Goals

Why We’re Obsessed with the Sustainable Development Goals

Technology -- and collaboration -- can help us achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.   More

Sustainable Development Goals

Where Happiness Rules—and Doesn’t

Talk about happiness may feel lofty. But prioritizing happiness is a growing global concern--and part of the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals.   More

Partner Insights Sustainable Development Goals Video

Novozymes’ CEO: Why Business is Embracing Sustainability

How can business and tech help achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals for 2030? David Kirkpatrick discusses that and more in this video with Peder Holk Nielsen, CEO of Novozymes.   More

Community Insights Sustainable Development Goals

How Social Design is Helping Build the ‘Internet for Everyone’ in Africa

A small company in Nairobi, Kenya is succeeding where giant technology companies have failed. It is connecting rural Africa to the internet. The key is a different approach to design.   More

Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

My Trump-Era Davos Takeaways: Optimism on UN & Climate

The reports may have made it sound grim, but my takeaway from Davos was optimism about beating back climate change. And the idea that business can make money while doing good for the planet and society is a more and more mainstream idea.   More

5G Internet of Things Sustainable Development Goals

Interview with Verizon CEO Vestberg: It’s All About 5G

In this exclusive pre-CES conversation, Vestberg talks about what 5G wireless, the industry's new standard, means for society, and for Verizon. For him it's key to how all business, and even government, will be able to improve society.   More

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Our Theme for 2019: Collaborating for Responsible Growth

To operate successfully in this new era, we are all going to have to learn to collaborate more. The problems and opportunities faced by the world and the United States cannot be addressed by any sector or industry alone.   More