Obesity occurs when energy intake from food or drink consumption is greater than the energy expenditure through metabolism or exercise. The World Health Organisation has stated that obesity has nearly tripled worldwide since 1975. The current levels of obesity stand at more than 650 million adults, which is approximately 13% of the
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is a term used to group together these academic disciplines, typically used when addressing education policy and curriculum choices in schools. Rather than teach these four disciplines as separate subjects, grouping them together under the heading STEM means schools take a more interdisciplinary approach, often integrating real-world applications
For professionals in the global sustainability world, building and leveraging influence is about scaling positive impact. Time is of the essence in this field, so being more visible and ‘vocal’ with what’s working and what isn’t, is critical. If their decisions and trusted sources or guiding research all exists in
Mummy bloggers continue to command dedicated followings in their millions, and the main reason for this is readers appreciate the honesty and authenticity of their posts. A real mother, blogging about family life and giving accounts of their life with children and all that entails makes for engaging conversation. Mummy
Business intelligence (BI) refers to technologies, applications, infrastructure, tools and best practices for the collection, integration, analysis, and presentation of business information to improve and optimize decisions and performance. Business intelligence can be used by companies to support a wide range of business choices ranging from basic operating decisions such as product
FinTech is a relatively new industry applying technology to improve financial activities. FinTech companies consist of both startups and established financial and technology companies trying to replace or enhance services provided by existing financial companies. Typical areas in which FinTech companies operate include online and mobile payments, alternative finance and financial management. Investment into
Data science is the science of extracting knowledge or insights from data in various forms. From finance, to marketing, tech to energy, data science is used in every industry. At the heart of mining data and building data product is the ability to view and understand the data correlations and find solutions to problems.
Plastic has only been around for 60-70 years but it’s already begun to negatively impact the natural environment and create problems for plants, wildlife and even human population. As plastic is composed of major toxic pollutants, it has the potential to cause great harm to the environment in the form of air, water and land
Digital transformation is the term given to the transformation of business activities, processes and models to fully leverage the opportunities of new digital technologies. The aim of integrating digital technology into all areas of a business is to improve operations and how they deliver value to customers, employees, suppliers, partners and stakeholders.
Social Media Marketing World is the premier event for all social media marketers. This year it’s taking place in San Diego from Wednesday February 28th to Friday, March 2nd, 2018. It provides a unique opportunity for marketers to learn from leading industry experts and network with thousands of marketing professionals. If