The world is counting on innovation to meet humanity’s severest challenges. And free enterprise is answering the call. The venture capital database CB Insights reported that in 2013, venture capitalists invested $350 million in food projects.
The good old UPC barcode has been around for nearly a half century, but savvy consumers are pushing hard for advancements in the way we track supply chains and deliver product information. The ubiquity of web-connected mobile devices with high-quality cameras enables mobile app developers to leverage the barcode in fresh ways. They can now provide consumers with digital food transparency, creating profound effects on the food industry.
Welcome to the New Economy
The increased use of IT in manufacturing and other physical industries can supercharge productivity and the economy.
It is time for all laws and policies to be evaluated based on a "prosperity impact statement."
Please join thought leaders from business, nonprofit, public, and academic sectors to work together on actionable solutions to create a brighter future for Chicago.
2017 Circular Economy Summit: From Aspiration to Implementation
Hundreds of sustainability business leaders convened this June for our 2017 Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit.
It’s time we peeled back the curtain on the forces shaping the global landscape. Drawing on a wealth of data gathered by experts, we can draw from the charts presented here key lessons for plotting America’s role in this new order.