Articles


  1. Sustainability in Procurement – Need of the Hour

    Sustainability is currently one of the corporate goals for organizations across the world. With governments announcing stringent rules, companies are moving downstream in their value chain to ensure control and management. The focus is on ...read more

  2. Rise in Prices of Global Commodities

    Prices of commodities are increasing unprecedentedly, fuelled by the combined effect of economic recovery following COVID-19, logistical issues, and expectations from the US stimulus package. The impact of this spike will have to be borne ...read more

  3. Vegan Beauty Products – A Rising Trend

    The concept of a vegan cosmetics is gradually gaining popularity and followers, as it advocates no cruelty toward animals. Not only has the growing potential of the market attracted many new entrants, established brands are ...read more

  1. Is Graphene the New Silicon?

    Silicon has long been touted as a wonder material and is the raw material used in semiconductors. However, various challenges associated with it has pushed the industry to look for a replacement. Graphene has been ...read more

  2. IoT in Healthcare

    Rapid digitalization has led to the integration of technology in all aspects of our life, including healthcare, as technology has enabled healthcare to become more effective, sophisticated, and easily accessible. The outbreak of COVID-19 intensified ...read more

  3. Can Technology Help Mitigate Semiconductor Shortage?

    COVID-19 adversely impacted many industries, one of which is the semiconductor industry. The global shortage of this critical raw material had a cascading effect on the automobile and electronic industry. While the solution is to ...read more

  1. Global Semiconductor Chip Shortage – Extending to 2022

    Semiconductors are the foundation of everything digital in today’s world – from transportation and AI to 5G, quantum computing, and beyond. The worldwide shortage of semiconductors that began in late 2020 emphasized the criticality of these spe ...read more

  2. Will Mining Industry Retain its Shine in 2022?

    A sharp surge in commodity prices in 1H21 led to miners registering a substantial profit. Global economic recovery and strong end market demand supported the rise in commodity prices. Although prices have started to ease ...read more

  3. India as a Green Economy

    Green economy has recently emerged as a key concept on the global sustainable development agenda. Over the last decade, India’s rapid growth has created job opportunities and helped improved the standard of living. However, i ...read more

  1. How can a Start-up Become a Unicorn?

    The rapid pace of technological innovations has led to new start-ups mushrooming in every field. While some have great products and ideas, only a few succeed to gain the coveted "unicorn" status. They attract investors, ...read more

  2. Indian Tech Economy – Poised for Growth

    The year 2020 proved to be disastrous for many sectors; however, tech-based sectors witnessed accelerated growth and innovations last year. In India, several tech-based start-ups in sectors such as e-commerce, fintech, and EdTech recorded fast-track growth. ...read more

  1. Smart Beta — Innovation, Meet Opportunity

    The tech bubble wiped out an estimated $30 trillion of wealth. The credit crisis that followed soon after further shook investor confidence in the markets. As a result, investors shifted from active management and hedge funds ...read more

  2. Robo-Advisors — Innovation in a Time of ETFs

    Automated solutions can now provide investment advice at costs ranging between 0.15% - 0.50% as compared to the usual 1% fee that traditional investment advisors charge. What started off as experiments in providing low-cost investment advisory tools ...read more