Most smart city innovation has been focused on the world's wealthier urban centres rather than the developing world - but could they have it the wrong way round?
Car giant Toyota supported start-up SBP with establishing innovative systems within natural disaster recovery.
Africa's first waste-to-energy plant, a movement for working mothers and a campaign to cut food waste are just some of our Young Global Leaders' inspiring and innovative new projects.
Agile water is the practice of optimizing water management, monitoring and reuse at all stages of the resource cycle.
Technology could be used to identify the sites of natural disasters, using social media information.
At the moment cities typically designate a single purpose for a piece of land.
The “Digital Silk Road” could make both infrastructure systems and economic models in emerging markets greener.
Public procurement is worth trillions each year; it is also inefficient, opaque and in need of a modern overhaul. Here's why transparency and open data could be the key.
With trillions of dollars projected for investment in the Belt and Road Initiative - how we can make this an opportunity for green transformation in the region?
There are three common misconceptions about China’s involvement in Africa, writes Aubrey Hruby, of the Atlantic Council. Debunking these myths will foster a more constructive understandin...
Tropical Storm Nate left more than physical scars on Costa Rica - the impact on locals' mental health has been significant.
Lower-income countries banking on fossil fuels to generate economic growth risk being left behind by shifts in investment and credit as the world increasingly targets carbon emissions, ar...
The benefits are mutual for governments and the private sector, write the authors.
New research questions the oft-repeated idea that being rich in mineral resources can slow down a country's social development.
As the future of employment changes, how can up and coming economies stay ahead?