There is risk involved in any new development, but it’s a matter of how much risk we are prepared to take.
Pracsys has done a lot of financial analysis to determine whether sustainable technology, such as recycled water, is viable compared with current methods, such as traditional scheme water.
Ron Kitchens is the CEO of Southwest Michigan First, a non-profit organization dedicated to being a catalyst for success in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Ron talks about incubating new companies in this economy and how smaller businesses can thrive when large corporations fail. Eric Mathews is the founder of Launch Memphis, an organisation that nurtures technology startups […]
These recent articles from The Economist offer many salient points for discussion, as well as valuable lessons for Australia’s future. The first, In Search of A New Economy, looks at the changing economy in Spain, where public spending on research and development has tripled, but the private sector has barely budged. The country’s new Minister […]
Now that daylight saving has been given the heave-ho, the testy topic of retail trading hours is back in the headlines and clogging the airwaves. Will Perth get extended shopping hours? Will the shops stay open until 7pm or 9pm? Whatever way the politicians go (no referendum for this one), there is certain to be people unhappy with the decision.
The global economy is beating to the sound of a different drum. Forget location, location, location. It’s all about access, access, access. A vibrant airport is crucial to being competitive in such a market. We need to get away from the idea that airports are simply places where people fly in and fly out and […]
If Australia wants to be a prosperous nation in the future, it needs to pull together to ensure economically sustainable growth. With more than 75 percent of us tipped to live in cities by 2050, our urban environment in particular needs a huge renovation. Below is Michael Chappell’s Sustainability: What it means for our cities […]