Recently Zara introduced a sustainability pledge. But how can Zara ever be sustainable? As the largest fast-fashion retailer in the world, they produce around 450 million garments a year and release 500 new designs a week, about 20,000 a year. Zara’s fast-fashion model has been so successful it has inspired an entire industry to shift — churning out an unprecedented number of fashion garments year-round.
The devices that we use have unique identifiers. With cross-browser fingerprinting, the data we generate as users isn’t as anonymized as we believe it is. The tracking of our online activity is extensive, comprehensive and persistent, and generates marketable data shadowsthat do not need our personal information in order to target us as consumers.
By Swathi Hameed Climate change is not a new subject to us. This has been a hot topic for discussion since the second half of the last century, but it’s effects have become more prominent in the last decade. Since the Earth’s origin, about 5 billion years ago, the planet’s climate has undergone constant change
By Anupam Mishra Drringg!! Drringg!! Drringg!!…… “I hate this annoyingly accurate chronometer.” thought Alex, as he unwillingly woke up from his deep slumber. He peered out through his basement window as he put his old-fashioned glasses over his groggy eyes, looking for any hint of some scatter of early morning sunlight. It was pitch dark,
By Suhani Singhal The Indian automobile industry is currently in the middle of a major slowdown, leaving investors worried because the industry has a transmission effect to a majority of businesses across the country as well as on the employment opportunities. Every day brings new blues when it comes to the automotive sector as updates
By Rahul Kabra Since the dawn of independence, the Indian Banking Sector has seen major changes over the years. With a plethora of reforms and changes in the governance structure, this sector has evolved a lot in this period. At present, there is a consensus that the state of Indian banking is among the biggest
International credit rating agencies have had their fair share of controversies over the years. They have been at the centre of the major financial crises from the financial markets collapse of New York City in the mid-1970s, the Asian financial crisis of 1997 – 1998, the Enron scandalof 2001, to the global financial crisis of 2008. All of these cost investors globally billions.
By Taneshq Verma Artificial intelligence in Healthcare, simplified as use algorithms that can mimic human cognition in analysis of complex medical reports and data. With increase in computation power and amount and complexity of medical data of a person have forced us to intervene the predictive power of algorithms in healthcare also. As we are
The tenth anniversary of the launch of the Council of Australian Governments’ (COAG) Closing the Gap agenda came and went, with the usual (often exasperated) commentators noting the lack of progress. The Australian Human Rights Commission was critical in its assessment, noting that:
The year is 2030. You’re in a business school lecture hall, where just a handful of students are attending a finance class.