Siemens enables the start-up You Mawo in offering bespoke eyeglass frames in such a way that they are accessible, affordable, and sustainable for a broad market and You Mawo can have them produced in an economically cost-effective and responsible way. The customization process considers parameters such as design, a perfect fit for the person wearing the glasses, and color.
Mexico Is Saving Its Coral Reef From Hurricanes With A One-Of-A-Kind Plan
The Riviera Maya — an idyllic strip of Caribbean coastline in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, stretching from just south of Cancún all the way to Punta Allen — is Mexico’s number-one tourism destination. But visitors from around the… Read More ›
Deutsche Bahn invests one billion euros in new ICE Trains.
Deutsche Bahn invests one billion euros in new ICE Trains.Order goes to Siemens Mobility• Future investment in strong rail system • New ICE trains to initially run between NRW and Munich • DB mainline fleet to grow 20 percent in coming years.
Energy Companies Abandon Long-Delayed Atlantic Coast Pipeline
The two energy companies behind the controversial 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline on Sunday abandoned their six-year bid to build it, saying the project has become too costly and the regulatory environment too uncertain to justify further investment.
BMW’s New CEO Claims to Take “Sustainability to a Whole New Level”
BMW has a new man at its help, CEO Oliver Zipse, and he’s taking control over the Bavarian brand at a very interesting time. Not only is BMW in the midst of a massive, industry-wide technological transition but also during the… Read More ›
Listening to Silence: Why We Must Protect the World’s Quiet Places
As more people push into once-remote areas, truly quiet spots — devoid of the noise of traffic or crowds of tourists — have become increasingly scarce. Now, a coalition of activists, scientists, and park officials are trying to preserve the… Read More ›
Urban Living Might Just Survive Coronavirus
“How will cities survive the coronavirus?” a New York Times opinion writer recently asked. “Can New York avoid a coronavirus exodus?” the Financial Times chimed in. Since the beginning of the pandemic, many have predicted the demise of U.S. urban… Read More ›
Digital Transformation: What’s Next?
As the rate at which new technologies emerge increases exponentially, there is a corresponding acceleration in the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of change facing organisational leaders- all while global competition is increasingly fierce.
Return To Car Use Neither Healthy Nor Sustainable, Says United Nations
To meet international climate change obligations, governments will instead have to fund and promote “more environmentally sound, healthy and sustainable” forms of mobility, “particularly bicycle use.” Source: Return To Car Use Neither Healthy Nor Sustainable, Says United Nations
Europe’s Cities Are Making Less Room for Cars After Coronavirus
How will cities carefully emerge from their coronavirus quarantines once lockdown measures are relaxed? That question might seem premature in the U.S., but in places where the virus struck earlier, cities are working out strategies for a return to something… Read More ›