New Technological Frontiers in the Oil & Gas Industry

New Technological Frontiers in the Oil & Gas Industry

While the oil and gas industry is making significant bets on a wide range of energy technologies, it is also focusing on digital technologies that promise to transform enterprises as fundamentally as in other sectors. Download the full report to learn more.
The New Basis of Insurance Competition

The New Basis of Insurance Competition

There is a great deal of white noise around transformation in the insurance industry. Leaders face the challenge of separating hype from reality. What do customers now expect at a practical level? What do the opportunities and threats presented by new technologies mean for my business? Download the full Vantage report now to learn more.
Going mainstream: The Future of ESG Investing v4

Going mainstream: The Future of ESG Investing

Going mainstream: The Future of ESG Investing was researched and written by sustainable investment experts Harry Hummels and Rob Bauer from the University of Maastricht’s Department of Finance. It is based on an online survey of 281 asset owners and managers across the world, conducted in March and April 2018, as well as a dozen in-depth interviews with leading investors and practitioners in the field of sustainable and responsible investing. Download the full study now.

In Pictures: U.S. and Russian Military Strength

The U.S. military has widely been accepted as the most powerful in the world. Its possession of advanced weapons systems, nearly 20 aircraft carriers and 200 military bases in 70 nations around the world have established it as the foremost military force on the planet. What's Russia's military looks like compared to the U.S.
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Rio Carnival 2018 night two: Glitzy parades

Latin America's most famous carnival continued on Monday 12 February, with six more of Rio de Janeiro's elite samba schools parading through the specially-built Sambadrome in a dazzling display.

Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018

A panorama photograph of British World War Two military motorbikes deep inside a shipwreck in the Red Sea sees German photographer Tobias Friedrich named Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018. Friedrich's photograph beat more than 5,000 entries by underwater photographers from around the world.

Rio Carnival 2018: Eye-popping costumes

The Rio Carnival officially began on Friday 9 February and lasts until 17 February, during which time the city will be teeming with hundreds of thousands of tourists who come to watch the parades and take part in raucous street processions.
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Best photos of the Pyeongchang 2018

Fireworks exploded over the huge crowd gathered in the freezing Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium in South Korea as the spectacular opening ceremony kicked off. Performances displayed the sweep of Korean history and culture, including a performance called "The Land of Peace". After a chaotic year of nuclear war threats and nuclear and missile tests from the North, it was a striking visual moment.

Paris in the Snow: Magnifique

The heavy snowfall in the French capital may be causing Parisians headaches due to travel disruptions, but it is a godsend for tourists. Paris is always photogenic, but it is even prettier when blanketed in white.