The right data can help the corporate world use resources more sustainably, but competing strategic priorities often get in the way.
The data could make it easier for poachers to find animals and plants that scientists are trying to protect.
To sustainably support over 9 billion people, the transportation sector will have to evolve beyond our wildest imaginations — within the next decade.
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The electricity system is about to experience a several-orders-of-magnitude increase in the number of vulnerabilities to cyber-threats.
Investors are still skittish about early-stage startups selling automation and energy-management apps, but the market for software, sensors and services for smarter offices, factories and groceries stores is maturing gracefully.
If so, it must consider local business and cultural needs, build business processes and market structures around the world.
The internet of things is allowing sports stadiums to measure their energy use, water use and waste in real time. It saved the Mariners $1.5 million.
Benefits of the circular economy go beyond reductions of waste and carbon emissions to real business advantages. Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Accenture and UL EHS are building metrics to prove them.