By committing to supplying electricity to all of its villages by May 2018, and aiming to provide power 24-7 to all households by 2019, the Indian government has set itself a formidable challenge. However, the latest policy initiative, which focuses on the potential of renewable-powered microgrids and mini-grids appears to offer
De Lage Landen’s (DLL) latest bluepaper focuses on the Internet of Things (IoT), exploring what it is, the potential benefits for business and highlighting real case examples of applications in the market today.
The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced the approval of a new business plan, covering the period 2017-2020, which sets out £50 million worth of investment in projects related to the circular economy.
The World Economic has cited “a global water crisis” as the biggest threat facing humanity during the next century. Meanwhile, global water demand is projected to increase by at least 2% annually over the next few decades, which is only likely to exacerbate current challenges. In that context, ING has
Sharing economy firms like Uber and Airbnb may be leveraging their access to information, gained by facilitating trusted transactions between strangers on a digital platform, to disadvantage their participants and avoid regulation according to a new research paper co-published by a law professor and a technology ethnographer at the University of
We can’t cover all of the interesting circular economy related story every week, so we offer Circulate on Fridays as a weekend check in on the lay of the land! This week, we invite you to listen to a podcast on whether we’re seeing the ‘end of ownership’, explore leather
Businesses around the world have started to implement circular economy models and pilots in response to the positive economic opportunities highlighted in numerous pieces of research. As more and more organisations begin to explore to implement changes to their practices, it creates a further need for innovation in how they
Technological innovations are enabling a new way of producing food transforming indoor environments into places where fruits and vegetables can be grown without soil, close to the city, with an extremely short supply chain, fully independent of weather fluctuations, while reducing demand on water and chemicals. One of the pioneers
A fleet of electric and autonomous vehicles and drones seamlessly respond to and deliver products ordered via online platforms, their routes and energy optimised through intelligent data. It isn’t a vision that will necessarily excite everyone, but as the technologies continue to develop and the cost saving potential is quantified,