The first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, Expo 2020 Dubai is getting ready to welcome the world later this year. After being postponed as a result of the pandemic, the event was rescheduled for 2021 and will open to the public from October 1 through March 31, 2022. With the first event held in 1851, and now presented every five years, the Expo takes place around the world, showcasing the possibilities of new ideas and technologies. The event is a festival of human ingenuity; through the theme of ‘connecting minds, creating the future’, Expo 2020 Dubai will showcase the best examples of collaboration, innovation, and cooperation from around the globe.
“Our vision is cities made for living, free from noise and pollution and our mission is to bring safe, sustainable, and reliable micro-mobility for everyone,” said Shahin Ghazinour, VP of Hardware at Voi, responsible for the R&D of vehicles. Founded in August 2018, Voi is a Swedish micro-mobility company offering electric scooter sharing in partnership with cities and local communities. Voi has rapidly expanded across Europe and is represented in most major cities in 11 countries.
One of the remarkable things about IoT technology is its potential to impact sustainability across many industry verticals worldwide. The case for IoT solutions impacting sustainability is particularly evident in the global supply chain, where IoT-enabled solutions such as Critical Asset Monitoring improve both visibility and sustainability.
Last December, the Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), a nonprofit that represents about 60,000 Australian woolgrowers, released the Wool 2030 Strategy, a 10-year plan for the country’s wool sector. Taglined “Australian wool: The world’s premium sustainable fibre” the report attempts to appease rising consumer concerns around sustainable methods of fiber production