How Green Is the Digital Economy?
New Research Sheds Light on Energy and Environmental Impacts of Digital Technologies Like Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Sharing PlatformsQ2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreDigital Technologies Are Benefitting Our Economy(Washington, D.C.): Digital technologies have steadily weaved itself into the global economy, transforming the pace at which we access and process information. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the digital economy accounted for 9% of the U.S. gross domestic product in 2018. Now the fourth largest sector in the United States, digital services ...
The Economic Case for Greening the Global Recovery through Cities
The economic case for greening the global recovery through cities – 7 priorities for national governmentsQ2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreReport Summary: When cities prosper, so do countries.Investing in cities as part of their COVID-19 recovery packages can help national governments create much needed economic security and jobs today, whilst making rapid strides towards a low-carbon, resilient, and inclusive future tomorrow.Background information: Why do cities matter for greening the global recovery?Cities have been at the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they also offe...