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COP26 Was a Warning. Digital Technologies Can Help

Industrial tech shows a proven pathway towards net-zero emissions while driving profitable sustainability for companies. The Internet of Things, AI, and digital twins are critical tools.

To Make a More Resilient Society, Build Community

As global policymakers wrap up the UN’s COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, organizers in a struggling town just a few miles away are showing the power of community action.

COP26: What Businesses Should Expect To Come Out Of The Climate Summit

Perhaps the most important outcome from COP26, if it is even halfway successful, will be a reframing of the economic climate. Businesses need to think of sustainability not as added value but as a core...

SustainChain: a Collaboration Platform for Do-Gooders

At COP26, representatives from small island nations will discuss becoming producers of ocean thermal energy. This important development became possible in part through a new collaboration tech platform, SustainChain.

COP26: Let’s Pivot to Save the Planet

Policy changes and society-wide investments are critical to address climate change, but we can’t depend only on nations. Community and grassroots initiatives are urgently required. The first of a COP26 series exploring some already underway.

How Do We React to the Climate Tragedy?

This week’s UN climate report was grim. Can business, individuals, and the world take the radical steps needed to avert a catastrophic planetary future?

ITU: To Connect Everyone We Need Innovation

3.6 billion people still remain offline. A young entrepreneur describes her Ugandan innovation journey. We also hear about Mandela, new ministries, and virtues of 5G.

Beyond the Trump Decision: Facebook’s Human Rights Problem

If we value our rights, we need to build durable, enforceable legal frameworks that can rein in demagogues and big tech alike.

What is Unity in a Digital Era?

How can we come together? That is the question of our era. It applies across domains, across cultures, across the world. Our planet and our society have proven themselves more fragile than we believed, and...

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