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UK lacks unity on wind energy

Matthew Jackson writes to The Independent on the lack of unity and co-ordination in the UK’s offshore wind industry. Matthew states that this lack of unity now has the UK facing major competition for foreign direct investment and that both the government and industry will have to work twice as hard...
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Chinesische Telekomausrüster starten Aufholjagd

The market share of Chinese telecom suppliers like ZTE and Huawei is constantly growing. Their success is not only due to their reasonable prices, but also to their power to innovate. An Arthur D. Little assessment considers Huawei along with the Swedish Ericsson in the group of the most...
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Regards croisés sur l'aéroport de 2025

It's now necessary for airport and operation management players to adapt a long-term vision and elaborate new strategies (to anticipate airport in 2025). (...) The "city airport concept" will develop in the coming years and impose a new business model to airports : to turn infrastructure...
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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

Value in Focus

New Arthur D. Little study reveals Nordic, Spanish and UK banks lead Europe in cost-efficiency, while their German and Portuguese peers lag behind

The Spanish bank Banco Popular has topped the list of Europe's most cost-efficient banks, according to a new study released today by Arthur D. Little. Kaupthing, from Iceland, and Swedish bank Svenska Handelsbanken round out the top of the list, which ranks Europe's largest financial institutions...
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Financial services

Sustainable Performance Delivered

A new study by Arthur D. Little reveals how to unlock value through the Sustainability Value Formula - "Integrity + Innovation = Sustainable...

Having established the connection of Integrity + Innovation = Sustainable Performance in its report last year, a new study continues Arthur D. Little's exposition of this relationship by showing how companies are making most of it in the real world. The I + I value formula for corporate...
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Sustainability