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23 Dec, 2013, 12:00 GMT The end of Antibiotics and the Ensuing Apocalypse

We are heading towards a world without antibiotics, writes Rita Lobo of The New Economy. We are heading for a world where cures for common infections ...


20 Dec, 2013, 12:30 GMT Sustainable Energy Awards - "We Owe it to our Economies, our Citizens and our Children"

"It is time the governments of the world took the actions needed to unleash the potential of technology," says the International Energy Agency's...


19 Dec, 2013, 16:54 GMT Clean Tech is the Key to "a New World Order"

If there is a single sector that holds the key to our planet's survival then surely it is clean tech. Environmental issues are creeping into our...


18 Dec, 2013, 16:41 GMT Mobile Technology Report Awards Signal the Dawn of a New Digital Age

The tradition of using mobile phones simply for making and receiving calls has long been forgotten, as today's mobile computing powerhouses serve...


02 Sep, 2013, 16:59 BST Virtual Economies and the Real World Consequences

The evolution of video gaming has given rise to vast and nuanced virtual economies, many of which share an affinity with real world equivalents and...


18 Jun, 2013, 10:30 BST Should Japan Rely on Nuclear Energy?

The summer edition of The New Economy offers insight and knowledge for those piqued by technology and innovation. Delving into matters of business,...


04 Apr, 2013, 17:55 BST Innovate or Die

This spring edition sees The New Economy celebrate the world's foremost pacesetters of 2012 in the Innovation 40 - from Tesla Motors entrepreneur...


02 Apr, 2013, 21:20 BST Innovation Unites Google, Microsoft and Facebook

Technology and innovation magazine The New Economy has compiled a list of the 40 foremost innovators of 2012. Though many bemoan the floundering...


08 Oct, 2012, 16:00 BST Cleantech and New Energy Awards Announced

As The New Economy announces the winners of the Cleantech and New Energy Awards, governments and organisations have made it clear that energy...


04 Oct, 2012, 13:11 BST Inward Investment Bright Teams Celebrated

The winners of the illustrious Inward Investment Awards 2012 are announced in the new edition of The New Economy. The awards have been presented to...


03 Oct, 2012, 18:22 BST Ultra Deep Sea Drilling - The Next Frontier for Oil

The unyielding global appetite for crude oil has caused the industry to undertake new challenges and techniques in order to keep up with demand. With ...


11 Jul, 2012, 13:03 BST Awards for Leading Healthcare Companies

As the momentous decision was taken by the US Supreme Court to uphold The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in late June, thereby ensuring...


17 Feb, 2012, 18:00 GMT Thought Leaders Defined by Sustainable Finance Commitment

Over the past year The New Economy has observed a series of revolutions. Whether in terms of politics or technology, the modern world is constantly...


21 Dec, 2011, 09:00 GMT Emerging Markets Building From the Ground up

The past year more than any other has illustrated the division between aspiring and established nations. Strong growth in emerging markets has proved ...


19 Dec, 2011, 17:44 GMT Smart Grids Build Future

As the 21st century progresses, changes across societies have begun to place a strain on many of the things we rely most heavily upon. Already steps...


23 Jun, 2011, 12:41 BST Economy Yields Cleaner Energy Practices

The events of the past year have seen a remarkable transition in mindset towards our future energy use. All over the globe, renewable and sustainable ...


23 Jun, 2011, 11:35 BST Uncertainty Breeds Benefits for Investment

With the markets shaken by uncertainty recently, those seeking to promote national and regional development projects have had a tough time in...


28 Mar, 2011, 14:14 BST A Better Way of Doing Business

Sustainable finance is a type of investment that focuses on providing funding to ethical and community-level schemes. These schemes therefore provide ...


01 Feb, 2011, 17:01 GMT The New Economy 2010 Smart Grid Awards

Smart grids will transform the way electricity is supplied and used, saving consumers money through greater efficiency and contributing towards a...