Mini-grids are a decentralized and renewable solution, generating and distributing power at the point of consumption.
Blockchain could help smaller operators to grow, allowing more competition in the sector.
Africa doesn’t need aid, it needs effective public policy and business development, writes Njideka Harry.
Although India is one of the world's fastest-growing large economies, it ranks 131 out of 188 countries on the UNDP’s Human Development Index. Now it has launched a new programme to trans...
An estimated 258 million currently people live outside their country of origin. When they send money, skills and knowledge home, the whole world benefits.
Here are four ways the construction industry can survive tech disruption and an uncertain future.
Economic, social and political pressures will ensure the world becomes carbon-neutral by 2050, but strong leadership is needed to stop the transition costing the earth.
Geospatial information can be collated and used to solve a variety of issues.
As sensors, data analytics, blockchain and other innovations shape business strategy and reward corporate responsibility, the result will be positive change that helps both business and n...
New research finds high levels of biodiversity around burial sites and churchyards that are meaningful to humans.
More than 650 million adults and 120 million children worldwide live with obesity - and it is on the increase. Here's how to approach a global crisis with devastating social, economic and...
Our oceans are in decline, and human activity is to blame. To reverse this trend, we must move with purposeful steps. Here are five that could be taken immediately.
Traditional biofuels are sourced from food crops, which is timely and cost-effective. New research shows this latest technique could meet growing energy demands.
British research suggests that smart technology could make outdoor recreation better for the environment and us.
A new study may have cleared up the long-standing scientific debate of where memories are stored.