Scientists Used Lasers to Transform Plastic Into Tiny Diamonds

They say one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.  Now, an international team of scientists has managed to make that statement literal by turning cheap polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic into nanodiamonds–synthetic, microscopic diamonds. “Within nanoseconds, […] 10 percent of all the carbon atoms inside this plastic sample are transformed toContinue Reading

ANALYSIS-Could putting a value on nature transform U.S. policymaking?

Famous for its golden beaches, clear waters and unusual flora and fauna, Hawaii is full of natural riches. For the past year, researchers have been asking whether putting an economic value on nature could help protect the islands’ unique environment. Ecological economist Kirsten L.L. Oleson and her research assistantsContinue Reading

Transform Asian food systems  | McKinsey

Increasingly severe global weather events and the urgent tone of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) have made it crystal clear: now is the time to truly prioritize sustainability. Asia is particularly exposed in this regard because Asian consumers are becoming more environmentallyContinue Reading

Viscom : achieves annual forecast for 2020 in difficult market environment

Tata Consultancy Services Helps Enterprises Migrate Mission-Critical SAP Ecosystems to Microsoft Azure Powered by Fortinet Security to Take Advantage of its Native Integrations, Compliance, Automation, and Better Data Insights MUMBAI, November 01, 2022: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) announced the launch of TCS Managed Services for SecurityContinue Reading

Energy Leaders Invest $60 Million to Transform America's Heartland into Hub for Energy Technology Startups

First-of-its-Kind Initiative Expected to Create More Than 1,700 Jobs TULSA, Okla., Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Leading energy companies Devon Energy (DVN), ONEOK (OKE) and Williams (WMB), venture capital firm Energy Innovation Capital (EIC) and tech-focused non-profit Tulsa Innovation Labs (TIL) have joined together to transform America’s heartland into aContinue Reading

How industry cloud platforms will transform the next decade of cloud services

Hyperscale cloud providers are increasingly making headlines with the launch of new “industry cloud” platforms. Industry clouds platforms create value for enterprises by bringing together traditionally separately purchased cloud services in a pre-integrated, but adaptable way. Industry clouds offer not just technical but also business capabilities that are specifically relevantContinue Reading

Environmental Factor - July 2022: New initiatives to transform research highlighted at Council meeting

Precision environmental health, the totality of our environmental exposures, new funding opportunities related to climate change and health (see sidebar), efforts to combat environmental health disparities, and report back of research results were among the topics discussed at the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council meeting held June 7-8. PrecisionContinue Reading

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

The African Development Bank’s ( Board of Directors has approved the establishment of the African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation, a new groundbreaking institution that will significantly enhance Africa’s access to the technologies that underpin the manufacture of medicines, vaccines, and other pharmaceutical products. African Development Bank Group President, Dr. Akinwumi AdesinaContinue Reading

ESG: How to transform ESG with technology

For corporate leaders, their firm’s performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) parameters has become increasingly critical. It is not just a reporting requirement – it is also important because big investors and customers are scrutinising the record and initiatives taken by the management in these areas. According to EY’sContinue Reading