More global manufacturers adopt IoT to access data and transform traditional manufacturing operations and supply chains into dynamic, sustainable, more resilient interconnected systems.
Priceless manuscripts from some of Britain’s greatest poets and authors could be lost to the nation without urgent action, Prince Charles warns today. Writing in the Daily Mail, the heir to the throne said it was ‘too awful to contemplate’ the loss of handwritten texts by some of the country’s best-known writers – including Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and Charlotte Bronte. And he warned that the UK is facing a race against time to save a collection of literary treasures from being auctioned off and potentially taken abroad.
Starbucks, which doles out more than 1 billion straws a year, says it will phase out single-use plastic straws from its stores by 2020.
China, one of the world’s largest consumer of plastics, just announced its plan to ban single-use plastics across the country.