Markets

Three major challenges for the oil and gas industry

With rising global demand, highly volatile prices and increasingly stringent environmental regulations, the oil and gas industry faces three challenges: reducing costs, optimizing the performance...

Reducing its environmental footprint of the food and beverage industry

The leading industrial sector in the world is a major consumer of water and energy. It also produces important quantities of organic waste and solid waste such as plastic, glass and paper....

Eco-neighbourhoods: the city of the future’s laboratories

Smart, green, pleasant, sustainable... Eco-neighbourhoods meet the twofold challenge of improving residents’ quality of life and managing resources in a sustainable way.

Smart cities: when digital technology makes urban areas more attractive and competitive

Digital technology is revolutionizing cities. More connected and better managed, smart cities are optimizing the operation of their infrastructures and increasing their competitiveness,...

A resilient city: making cities more resistant to impacts and risks

Climate change, growing terrorist risk: new threats have emerged over the last few decades which increasingly impact the future of towns and cities. These new threats require resilience strategies...

A livable city: improving quality of life and attracting people and business

The primary objective of a "livable" city (one that is pleasant to live in) is to ensure the quality of life and well-being of its residents and all those who work, study or pass through...

Healthcare facilities and environmental challenges

Continuity of healthcare provision, safety and health risks control, facilities and equipment availability, economic and environmental efficiency: in order to meet these crucial challenges,...

Inclusive cities: creating economic, social, and local cohesion

An inclusive city is a city in which no part of the population is excluded from urban development. It promotes access to essential services for as many people as possible and in particular for the...

Circular cities: creating local loops to generate local value

The circular economy redefines our traditional economic model - based on the linear "extract - produce - consume - throw" system - which has now reached its limits. By saving its...

Shopping centres: reconciling attractiveness and environmental footprint

Across the world shopping centres are experiencing strong growth in number, size, and complexity. Their challenge is to offer their customers an increasingly attractive, comfortable, and safe...

University campuses and educational establishments: making them more attractive through more services

To respond to international competition and attract the best students, higher education establishments need to offer an increasingly large and diverse range of services, all backed by reliable and...

Smarter office buildings to combine well-being and efficiency

To ensure the well-being and productivity of their employees, companies are increasingly attentive to the layout of workspaces and are developing higher standards of service. It is a trend that has...

Airports face the challenge of international attractiveness

In a context of increased international competition, the quality of services and operational efficiency are major challenges for airports – and essential in establishing their influence and...

The mining industry: transformation for a sustainable future

A cyclical market, deeper, more remote assets, and increased responsibility for local environment and communities: the mining industry today faces a number of challenges that are driving its shift...