As G20 leaders meet this week in Hangzhou, China, Shuaihua Cheng looks at three things they should be doing.
We have price comparison sites for almost everything – but not for ride-sharing apps. Are these companies putting up barriers to competition?
Read our weekly digest of stories about how the gender gap plays out around the world – in business, health, education and politics – from the World Economic Forum.
A typical European municipality uses up to 40% of its electricity consumption on water treatment. This wastewater plant in Aarhus produces 90% more energy than it uses.
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This week's best stories about how the gender gap plays out around the world – in business, health, education and politics.
A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.
Former Olympic champion swimmer Donna de Varona and business leader Beth Brooke Marciniak on winning in all fields of life.
The summer vacation is over, and the political situation has deteriorated, writes Anders Borg, formerly Sweden's finance minister.
Tax abuse is a scourge on our global community, but especially for Africa, says Oxfam's Winnie Byanyima.
Rebeca Gyumi didn't agree with a law that allowed girls as young as 14 to be married. So she set about changing it.
From first-world-war relic to symbol of a new era of travel in Africa, helium-powered airships are making a comeback.
For years, development efforts in Africa have focused on commodities. Instead, we should be looking to science and technology.
In Latin America children and young people attend school for 4.5 hours per day on average, and nearly 70% of youth abandon their education before entering high school. It's time for this ...
Donald Trump is racing ahead of his rival on Twitter, at least in terms of followers and engagement, according to the latest Twiplomacy study.
The era of cheap, unregulated water is coming to an end in China. It is now up to business to decide how to overcome this challenge.
Over the years, I’ve spoken with hundreds of young African students and graduates who are eager to create change. They want to be entrepreneurial – to earn money through hard work and inn...
The focus of this year's World Population Day is 'Investing in the Teenage Girl'.
The key to workplace happiness, advice from a sports psychologist and other top leadership stories from the last seven days.
There’s a growing demand for transparency, and the real estate industry has been listening.
Olympic athletes, why complaining is bad for you and other top leadership stories from the last seven days.
Blockchain has the potential to “live up to the hype”, but will require patience and collaboration to be successfully implemented.
Non-specialists rarely think about insurance in their day-to-day life. Most people don’t interact much with their insurer, unless they have a claim — the industry actually has one of fewe...
World trade is slowing. So what will happen to the supply chains that were so crucial to its expansion?
“The need for electricity as a result of more electric vehicles could see peak demand rise by 30% by 2035.”
This new tool could help businesses become truly sustainable.
Sustainability has both a moral and a business case, says Keith Weed of Unilever.
There's been a globalization backlash: can it still be made to work for the many and not just the few?
Employers should show the world and their employees that the UK is very much open for business and continues to welcome and value international talent.