Social Innovation

Circular economy: recycling towards the future
What is a circular economy and how does it work?
A day in the life of a smart city
The debate around smart cities often centres on their economic and environmental benefits. For example, the Global Commission on Economy and Climate recently found that fostering the growth of smart cities could save national governments as much as $22 trillion. The social benefits of smart cities, however, are often overlooked. In fact, smart can have a positive impact on all areas of a person’s life, from the moment they get up in the morning to their work day and commute back home.
The impact of smart technology
The Internet of Things is transforming how we interact with the world around us, helping to make our lives less stressful, more convenient and more time efficient.
Greg Kinsey
Greg Kinsey, vice president at Hitachi’s Insight Group, discusses how fresh perspectives and new ideas are critical to solving complex problems.
Social Innovation and mega cities
How do we make mega cities more inhabitable for the people who have to live in them?