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Europe’s circular-economy opportunity

September 2015—Adopting circular-economy principles could not only benefit Europe environmentally and socially but could also generate a net economic benefit of €1.8 trillion by 2030.more

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The road to digital success in pharma

August 2015—Pharmaceutical companies can play a central role in the digital revolution of healthcare. But capturing this opportunity requires identifying the right initiatives.more

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More from less: Making resources more productive

August 2015—For industrial manufacturers, resources remain a huge financial and managerial cost. A change in perspective can lead to real breakthroughs in reducing resource consumption.more

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Modern grocery and the emerging-market consumer: A complicated courtship

August 2015—In some emerging markets, the response to modern grocery formats has been tepid. What’s a modern grocer to do?more


Five keys to connecting with China’s wired consumers

August 2015—China is the world’s largest and most dynamic e-commerce market. But being successful requires understanding and embracing its unique digital landscape and consumers.more


Private equity and India’s economic development

August 2015—Our new survey determines if India’s emerging private-equity sector has helped or hurt the country and its companies.more

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An executive’s guide to the Internet of Things

August 2015—The rate of adoption is accelerating. Here are six things you need to know.more

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Infrastructure and economic development: An interview with John Rice

August 2015—The need for speed in delivering progress.more


Making infrastructure exciting: An interview with Peter Dawson

August 2015—The public appreciates the creation of great infrastructure—but the process is difficult.more


Amazon China’s president on ‘transformative’ technologies

August 2015—Doug Gurr reflects on how China differs from Western markets and what role data informatics will play in the future of retail.more

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Two ways to modernize IT systems for the digital era

August 2015—Companies can use two-speed or greenfield approaches to overhaul their legacy IT systems—without weakening their enterprises. Which approach is right for you?more

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The return of zero-base budgeting

August 2015—The venerable technique has vaulted back into the consciousness of corporate leaders—for good reason. But getting it right is not easy and depends on five key elements.more

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Back to basics: Creating value through superior products

August 2015—Revitalizing product development is an unexplored lever for most private-equity firms.more

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