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The Promise and Limits of SDGs as Guidelines for the Impact...

When every government in the world and a kaleidoscope of private stakeholders negotiated the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, they had no...

Genius or Mad Scientist? Epstein-Backed Harvard Researcher Wants to Bring Mammoths...

Key Takeaway: Even though his research opens up a variety of ethical...

‘Crucible for Innovation’: Why Jack Dorsey Is Planning on Spending Quality...

When Jack Dorsey, CEO of social media giant Twitter and mobile payments company Square, announced he’ll be spending up to half a...

Anti-Facebook: New Social Media Platforms Lure Disenchanted Users With Quality Content,...

Key Takeaway: Facebook’s public scrutiny creates a window of opportunity for the...

Risk Management Takes New Sense of Urgency as Climate-Driven Disasters...

The number of natural disasters has been increasing for decades, but lately, driven by climate change, managing that risk has become a...

How Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Fix Science

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s embattled co-founder and CEO, isn’t just interested in creating the biggest ad machine and political platform in history. He...

How the Private Sector Became a Major Player in the Space...

Vice President Mike Pence may have promised to make America’s space program “great again” and to make sure Americans were the next...

Mursla Wants to Be the First Company to Sell Quantum Biology...

A recent number of studies and funding rounds offered a glimpse into what the new wave of quantum biology research may offer...

Electrifying Africa: Is the $450 Billion Challenge Too Big For Startups...

Even as startup investment in Africa continues to grow — more than $700 million in venture capital is expected to flow in...

The Mission to Monetize Trash: How Plastic Bank Is Aiming to...

Key Takeaway: Entrepreneur David Katz is on a mission to wipe out...

HSBC, RBS Plan Digital Platforms to Compete with Fintechs

Key Takeaway: Large banks in the U.K. recognize the impact of digital...

Stratospheric Drones At 70,000 Feet May Be Cheaper Alternative to Satellites

Key Takeaway: Stratospheric drones, which developers see as capable of handling satellites’...

TikTok Scrutiny Highlights ‘Deep Systemic Risk’ For All Chinese Apps: Experts

This week TikTok generated a lot of headlines and regulatory scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers, but the issue goes beyond TikTok.

Renewables Still a Better Bet Than Coal After Trump Rolls Back...

The Trump administration’s rolling back of rules protecting the environment from hazardous coal plant waste comes late in the game — coal...

Big Chocolate Makers Not Doing Enough to Stop Child Labor, Deforestation

Key Takeaway: Most of the world’s chocolate is still made with cocoa...

Twitter, Facebook Clash over Political Ads, Cryptocurrency in Fight for Moral...

The Dorsey-Zuckerberg battle for the future of social media ramped up this week, and both sides sought to claim the moral high...

Facebook Teams Up With Big News Organizations, Seeking to Blunt Fake...

Key Takeaway: The Facebook News platform will give some media organizations a...

The Future of Electric Cars is Taking Shape on a Race...

Key Takeaway: Formula E, the electric car racing series, serves as an...

Congress Grills Zuckerberg for Pitching Libra as Solution for the Unbanked

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, testifying again today on Capitol Hill, faced pushback from members of Congress skeptical of his claims the social...

Business’s New Pitch: Sustainability Isn’t Just Good For Environment, It’s Good...

For a few hours at least, high in a glass-covered Manhattan skyscraper, corporate leaders abandoned the idea that dirty skies and water...

Time to Take off the Training Wheels — Solar Energy Ready...

Solar power may no longer need the training wheels. Spurred by tax breaks, as well as venture funds pouring...

Norway’s Dilemma: How Does This Green Nation Wean Itself From its...

Key Takeaway: Pristine, green and progressive, Norway keeps its air clean thanks...

Want to Release the Animal Spirits? Break the Glass Ceiling, Study...

Key Takeaway: Gender diversity can pay off for investors as companies that...

Europe’s Development Bank Punts Fossil Fuel Choice Amid Wider Climate vs....

The European Union wants to lead the world in fighting climate change, but its massive and influential investment bank, which funds energy...

The Wild West of Organic Drycleaning: Demystifying Opportunities for Investors

Key Takeaway: Eco-friendly startups are hoping to disrupt the lightly regulated dry...

From Dark Matter to Exoplanets: Nobel Laureates Changed How We Understand...

They sound like terms from a science-fiction movie: Dark matter. Dark energy. An exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star. But...

Welcome Friendshipping: Developer BetaDwarf Sees Videogames as a Solution Not a...

Key Takeaway: Danish online games developer BetaDwarf believes that a new type...

Alphabet, Amazon and Apple Push Hard into Healthcare, Leveraging Digital and...

Key Takeaway: The world’s biggest tech firms, including Alphabet, Amazon and Apple,...

Green Bonds, Gaining Traction in U.S. as Acceptance Spreads, May Hit...

Key Takeaway: Green bond issuance hit a record $66.6 billion in the...

Scientists Speaking Out: Disbanded EPA Panel Gathers To Focus Attention on...

Key Takeaway: Scientists are responding to efforts by the Trump Administration to...
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