Tech & innovation

How cities can stay cool on a warming Earth

As the demand for air conditioning grows worldwide, a more energy-efficient approach, already in use in the Gulf countries, offers a potential solution.
by George Sarraf, Christopher Decker, and Jad Moussalli
GMO

China’s herd of unicorns

About 200 Chinese startups have valuations of $1 billion or more, and many are preparing to go global.
by Jianbin Gao and Yuqing Guo
GMO

Nigeria’s untapped banking potential

How Peter Amangbo, outgoing group managing director and CEO of Zenith Bank, positioned it to win the 30 percent of Nigerians who don’t have bank accounts.
by Samuel Abu and Tola A. Ogundipe

Conversational computing

James Vlahos’s new book, Talk to Me, is a good starting point for exploring how voice computing could disrupt your business.
by Theodore Kinni
GMO

Ensuring trust in an age of digital banking

Johan Torgeby, CEO of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB), one of the biggest Nordic banks, explains how trust and technology must form the foundations of banking in the digital world.
by Peter Nyllinge and Henrik Olsson

Jabil’s manufacturing leap

How one of the biggest companies you’ve never heard of may create the future of manufacturing.
by Richard D’Aveni
PwC Insights
This ranking of the top 100 companies by market capitalization identifies the risers and fallers, looks at regional and sector dynamics and provides a view on how the global landscape has changed.