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  1. Cementing a Commitment to Carbon Reduction

    Cementing a Commitment to Carbon Reduction

    Concrete is the basis of most construction and its most significant source of emissions. Cement is the principal binding agent for producing concrete, and it is estimated that cement production alone represents 7% of manufactured CO2 emissions (equivalent to India’s as a country). Furthermore, cement production will not decarbonize as much as other materials simply by switching to “green” power/fuels.

  2. Price Elasticity: The Elephant Is in the Room

    Price Elasticity: The Elephant Is in the Room

    Household savings climbed higher in the first two years of the pandemic thanks to hefty government stimulus, robust stock market growth, and lower spending. Improvements in mobility have allowed consumers to release their pent-up demand in year three of the pandemic and spend at a higher level on just about everything.

  3. Is a Gene Therapy Breakthrough for Huntington's Emerging?

    Is a Gene Therapy Breakthrough for Huntington's Emerging?

    Presently, there are no on-market disease-modifying treatments, and the current Standard of Care is palliative in nature. Patients typically die ~10-15yrs after disease onset.

  4. US Tequila-The next round of growth-another double?

    US Tequila-The next round of growth-another double?

    The US Tequila category could double again over the next five years, as it did over the past five years. The spirit could contribute substantially to the US Spirits industry growth. Notably, we expect Tequila to overtake Vodka in industry value within three years.

  5. Price Check: The Cost of Feeding a Family of 4

    Price Check: The Cost of Feeding a Family of 4

    Based on our pricing study, the average price of a restaurant meal for a family of 4 at a QSR is $20-25 and at a casual dining restaurant is ~$50. Pizza chains generally had the lowest prices, averaging $15-16.

  6. European Digital Transformation -Trends, Innovations, and Insights

    European Digital Transformation -Trends, Innovations, and Insights

    The pandemic has accelerated the speed of digital transformation for organisations across the globe, shining a light on the shortcomings of old and outdated technologies. Today, organisations require flexibility, resilience and efficiency – all of which require cloud technologies and software. Competitive landscapes across sectors continue to evolve (powered by consumer expectations which are ever-changing), requiring a digital backbone to compete effectively.

  7. Finding Focus with Small and Mid-Cap U.S. Biotech-Enabled Drug Discovery

    Finding Focus with Small and Mid-Cap U.S. Biotech-Enabled Drug Discovery

    Tech-enabled drug discovery platforms often combine elements of traditional biotechnology, life science tools & diagnostics, and Health Care Information Technology (HCIT) companies. Though execution has been strong and exceeded initial expectations, public names in the sector have lagged recently. Tech-enabled drug discovery companies are especially sensitive to interest rates, as their portfolios are comprised primarily of preclinical and early-stage clinical assets.

  8. What Impact Will Changing EU Regulation Have on Energy Markets?

    What Impact Will Changing EU Regulation Have on Energy Markets?

    At the start of the year, the sector appeared to benefit from improving fundamentals but potentially facing government intervention putting any upside potential at risk before materializing.

  9. Will new Brazilian solar projects lead to excessive energy supply?

    Is the Global Exhibitions Business Experiencing a Rebound?

    The UFI (the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry) assessment is that the full recovery of global exhibitions should take place by 2024, a view the industry professional agreed with. Further, the US is the most prominent exhibitions market and is recovering well. Large events in Florida, Las Vegas, New York, and Chicago are being hosted successfully and achieving close to 70% of pre-pandemic revenue. Most of the focus of the industry is on the US.

  10. Will new Brazilian solar projects lead to excessive energy supply?

    Will new Brazilian solar projects lead to excessive energy supply?

    The federal government was responsible for fostering expansion via the regulated market in the past. The free market has propelled growth, mostly with renewables. In Brazil, large hydro concessions are auctioned, but thermal and renewables only need authorizations from the regulator to be constructed.