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The green light at the end of the tunnel

The adjective “life-changing” has become something of a cliché in the popular media – you can win a life-changing sum of money in a competition, or you can experience a life-changing event, such as a serious illness. After such an event you have a strong sense that you can’t go back to how things...
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The Green Gambit – Investing for corporate strategic...

The pandemic has transformed the environment for green investment, unlocking new opportunities as governments, corporates and investors all take a fresh look at their priorities. As this article explains, now is the time for companies to adopt a new focus on nurturing disruptive innovations, making...
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Green energy – How to outsmart disruption and future-proof...

With more robust global political climate ambitions, green growth is an increasing driver of greater value for energy and utility companies, as well as for corporates across all sectors. With 2020 a green watershed, the authors outline key opportunities that leaders need to seize to futureproof...
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The Future of Mobility postCOVID-19 – Turning a crisis into...

Deserted city roads and empty buses and trains were among the most striking images from pandemic lockdowns around the world. However, successful cities have a gift for adapting to radically changing circumstances – how can the crisis be used to drive more sustainable, resilient, human-centric...
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On the threshold of a revolution – New opportunities for...

5G promises to transform customer entertainment, enabling completely new, immersive, real-time experiences. How can companies harness 5G to meet changing consumer demands? The authors explain key trends and opportunities and, in particular, how telcos can use their 5G strengths to build leadership...
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The Digital Nation – Lessons in building a successful...

The pandemic has turbocharged digitalization across industries and countries, stress testing existing national strategies and bringing any gaps and shortcomings into sharp focus. Drawing on the example of digital leader Sweden, this article focuses on the wider lessons that every country can learn...
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The global AI arms race - How nations can avoid being left...

Artificial intelligence promises to have the same disruptive effect on today’s global economy as electricity in the 19th century. This has led governments to focus heavily on how they can unlock AI’s potential within their countries. Based on in-depth research, this article outlines the current...
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CEO interview – Driving down emissions in the telecoms...

An interview with Timotheus Höttges, CEO, Deutsche Telekom AGTimotheus Höttges has been CEO of Deutsche Telekom since January 2014. Among many other responsibilities, he oversees DT’s goals of reducing its CO2 emissions by 90 percent by 2030 and having the complete value chain climate neutral by...
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Risk: Strengthening business resilience after COVID-19

Despite that they had invested in comprehensive crisis management planning, the spread of COVID-19 found many companies ill-prepared, even though it was a known risk with extreme consequences and a reasonable likelihood of occurring. Looking at the evidence, the authors consider the underlying...