Intelligent supply chains can track, trace and authenticate everything from coffee beans to catheters.
To build a low-carbon future, we need active collaboration between transport and energy professionals to prompt transformation, writes Nancy Vandycke.
The great value proposition of blockchain? Enabling collaborative commerce between parties who may not know or trust one another. Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies can ...
Between 191 BC and 1915, it became 10,000 times more efficient to move a ton of grain from Egypt to Rome. But the last 20 miles, from the seaport to Rome’s inland location, became just fi...
As African countries look to engage in international trade, poor-quality storage facilities are hampering their potential.
Cultivating so-called 'inclusive intermediaries' – companies who source from smallholder farmers – would benefit the agricultural value chain across the continent.
Ageing rural populations are losing the public transport services that keep them connected. It's time to explore ways to build sustainable mobility solutions for these communities - and n...
By 2030, actions to reduce our impact on the environment could be worth around $26 trillion in economic benefits.
For automated vehicles to achieve widespread use, manufacturers will have to demonstrate that their vehicles can abide by a number of key safety standards.
TIPA, a new World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer, has developed flexible packaging that, just like orange peel, is totally compostable.
With labor pools shifting and the cost of overseas manufacturing rising, forward-thinking businesses will seize on a disruptive time to prepare themselves for the future.
Recycled in greater quantity and better, plastic still has a place in a circular economy.
A Global Trade Identity (GTID) system means supply chain actors can be sure of who they are digitally transacting with, without third-party help.
Designed to reach speeds of up to 600 km/h, the prototype magnetic levitation train could travel between Shanghai and Beijing in just three and a half hours.
Hydrogen has been touted by many as the next big thing in alternative energy. It gives off no pollutants when burned and can also be produced easily using electricity from renewable sources.