Articles


  1. The Green Era and Sustainable Fashion

    Fast fashion debuted on the world scene barely two decades ago, but soon made inroads into wardrobes everywhere. With various brands jumping on the bandwagon, the trend caught on quickly. However, its negative impact on ...read more

  2. Healthy Fast Food: Will This be a Sustainable Trend?

    Fast food has always been associated with terms such as “unhealthy”, “fat-laden”, and “cholesterol booster”. Recently, these concepts are fallings away as a new trend of healthy fast food emerges, catching the fancy of millennials and Gen Z. ...read more

  3. Digital Therapeutics: Transforming Medical Treatment Experience

    Digital therapeutics (DTx), an emerging segment of the digital health industry, comprise software- and evidence-based therapeutic interventions; these interventions can prevent, manage, and treat medical disorders such as chronic diseases. DTx enhance drug efficacy using ...read more

  1. Are Solid-State Batteries the Future of Electric Vehicles?

    Liquid lithium-ion batteries have some inherent shortcomings which limit the potential of electric vehicles. Solid-state batteries, an emerging technology, could deliver improved performance at a comparatively low cost. The technology is still under development and ...read more

  1. US Housing Market: Will Robust Demand Continue?

    While the US economy sank a record 31.7% in 2Q20, the country’s housing market has shown tremendous resilience. Demand for housing rose across segments in the sector, but bigger homes in suburban or rural areas h ...read more

  1. Financial Due Diligence For Banks

    The changing macroeconomic environment impacted by international events has affected several financial firms, especially banks. In light of these events, investors have increasingly valued the preliminary analytics and diligence performed prior to any investment in ...read more

  2. 5 Reasons why CFOs Like (and Dislike) Goodwill

    Purchase price allocation (PPA) and goodwill assessment is a must-have for any acquirer following an M&A deal to report the correct value of the assets on its financials. Assessing goodwill has always been a ...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