Category Archives: Economy

24Jan/22

Rapyd Research Finds that 93% Of Businesses are Prioritizing Cross-Border Commerce in 2022

Rapyd, a global Fintech-as-a-Service company, today published a new report “The 2022 Global State of Cross-Border Commerce” to assess the level of organizational readiness amongst businesses for cross-border commerce. Expected to reach $153 trillion globally, growing at 5% CAGR, cross-border commerce is a high priority in 2022 for 93% of the businesses big and small surveyed across the United States and Europe. Continue reading

22Jan/22

REMADE Announces Request For Information to Turbocharge the U.S.’s Transition to a Circular Economy

The REMADE Institute, a 141-member public-private partnership established by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) with an initial investment of $140 million, today issued a Request for Information (RFI) to further accelerate the U.S.’s transition to a Circular Economy. Continue reading

21Jan/22

Top Energy Transition Trends to Watch in 2022: S&P Global Platts Analytics

Analysts at S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information, analysis and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, today announced their Top Energy Transition Trends to Watch in 2022, noting that key developments this year will provide insight into the momentum of the energy transition and the degree of public support. Continue reading

20Jan/22

Open Property Group: Where are the cities with the lowest house price per square metre – London Vs The North

New Open Property Group research found that London houses are up to 7x more expensive than houses in the North. Using house-price-per-square-metre data, it found that London house prices sell for an average of £7,731 per square metre. In comparison, cities in the North sat at the other end of the scale. Houses in Stoke-on-Trent sell for an average of £1,104 per square metre and Bradford houses are close behind, selling at £1,307 per square metre. Continue reading

Metaverse to crypto: Five tech trends to watch out for in 2022

LONDON, Jan 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From tackling the coronavirus pandemic to working remotely and communicating with loved ones, digital tools, platforms and policies increasingly affect how we live our lives.

Here are five tech trends to look out for in 2022. Continue reading

04Dec/21

IMF Completes Virtual Staff Visit to Zambia

WASHINGTON, 04 October 2021 / PRN Africa / — Following the August election, the new government of Zambia invited the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a virtual staff visit to share their key policies and reform measures. The IMF team, led by Ms. Allison Holland, Mission Chief for Zambia, held virtual meetings from September 27 to October 1, 2021. [1] Continue reading

17Nov/21

The Global Impact Conference 2021 will present best practices in the field of sustainable development and real cases for addressing the challenges of our time


The Global Impact Conference “Bridging the Gaps,” an international case-based conference, will take place on December 1, 2021, where leading experts working towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) in different countries across the world will meet on one platform. Continue reading

07Nov/21

ASCM Foundation Initiative Aims to Uplift Women in Africa While Helping to Close Supply Chain Talent Gap


The ASCM Foundation has joined forces with the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s (PEPFAR) Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) partnership to help close the supply chain talent gap in Africa while also improving economic opportunities for the women of the continent. Continue reading