Environmental initiatives are often seen as good for the Earth and better for consumers, but costly for businesses. But the world is changing.
A new paper shows the extent to which our jobs, or being unemployed impacts other areas of our life.
Today in Africa, only one in five people are in paid employment. How can the continent boost industry enough to create more jobs?
As connected new technologies penetrate ever more deeply into our factories, down to the smallest piece of equipment, factory planners must find solutions to four main problems.
The history of sustainable production systems can teach us how to support life on a barren, hostile planet.
The fourth industrial revolution will be more challenging for emerging economies, writes Marcos Souza, Brazil's Secretary of Innovation and New Business.
When engineered or built infrastructure is combined with nature, it can optimize performance and financial benefits, writes Gerard Bos of IUCN.
From planes that fly themselves to prosthetics that communicate directly with doctors - manufacturing and production will be completely transformed by the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Research looks at the impact of 13th century public clocks to examine the economic impact of new technology.
A look at the impact of organic electronics on technology.
Mastering new technologies at the same time as creating new jobs will be a critical skill for any economy with manufacturing ambitions. So it is for India.
Digital technology has brought us closer to an exciting new era of customizable, customer-centric manufacturing. But there are 4 things to do before we get there.
New technology has the potential to fundamentally change world trade, argues Magnus Rentzhog.
Every dollar in final sales of manufactured products supports $1.33 in output from other sectors—this is the largest multiplier of any sector.
A new report from BMI Research has identified the countries that are set to become new drivers of economic growth over the next 10 years.