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Ruhr area hopes for a change of image

Art and culture have become much more important economic factors than is usually perceived in the general public says Stefan Höffinger. In his latest report he cites the example of Liverpool. In 2008 the British city was European Capital of Culture and was able to reap great financial and economic...
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A misplaced consensus?

A three-page contributed article on the topic of energy consumption where Peter Hughes, Energy & Utilities UK, discusses whether the current economic crisis of energy consumption will be a short-term dilemma and comes to the conclusion that inevitably there will be a radical shift in the world‘...
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Industries: les Entreprises doivent intégrer la...

Taking into account environmental issues is no longer an option for companies, who need to adapt their operations immediately. Web 2.0 and mobile solutions will facilitate this task. "Thanks to new technologies", explains Davide Vassallo, Director S&R at Arthur D. Little,"...
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The fixed network is dead - long lives the fixed network

In the Austrian monthly magazine "trend" takes up a presentation on the topic "fixed network" and cited Karim Taga as the only consultant in great detail. "Millions of people have downloaded the latest news at the same time from the internet because  they often don't...
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Function oriented modularization

Dr. Thomas Schiller was invited to deliver a speech. Arthur D.Little China co-sponsored a session around the automotive innovation at 2009 International Forum on Chinese Automotive Industry Development (2009 IFCAID) on September 5th, 2009 in Tianjin, China. Dr. Thomas Schiller delivered a speech on...
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The global truck and bus industry will experience market...

Latest report from ADL predicts that mastering new powertrain technologies will be critical within the rapidly evolving commercial vehicle market

The impact of the global financial crisis on the truck and bus industry has been profound. However, other forces such as increasing divergence in market requirements and new powertrain technologies are driving major changes in the commercial vehicle (CV) industry, which are fundamentally changing...
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Automotive

M&A needn't spell inefficiency for corporate...

With half of all M&A deals failing, 'Winning the Merger Decathlon' outlines the 10 steps to ensuring mergers generate long-term corporate value

With the global liquidity crisis set to fuel new merger and acquisition (M&A) activity this year, a new report by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little claims that despite the growing experience with mergers over the last seven years, the failure rates stay at a high level.   To...
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Strategy

Microfinance looks set to emerge as a new asset class

New report from Arthur D. Little reveals how microfinance institutions are surpassing repayment rates and exhibiting promising risk and return ratios

No longer limited to third world countries, according to a new report released today by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little, microfinance is thriving as it finds untapped demand within the European market. Founded on microcredits, microfinance programs extend small loans to the world's...
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Financial services

Trading up: Sustainable businesses must prepare for post-...

A new report by Arthur D. Little reveals how uncertainty over future carbon trading policy could leave companies exposed if they do not implement...

Emissions trading has been described as the most economically efficient way to force carbon emission cuts, however, a new report released today by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little warns that uncertainty about the nature and scope of post-2012 global carbon trading policy has left...
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Arthur D. Little warns regulators: Address Gallagher Review...

Three months after Gallagher findings announced, biofuels industry innovators and investors remain uncertain about future investment

Unless governments begin to act now on policy initiatives to regulate the potential negative impacts of biofuels, the industry risks losing its momentum and failing to realise its role in the renewable energy mix, warns a new report released today by Arthur D. Little, the global management...
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Utilities & alternative energy