The Colombian city of Medellin was once famous for poverty and drugs violence. Now, after huge investment in the city's infrastructure, the Urban Land Institute has named it the world's most innovative city. CNN's Nick Parker reports.
At Intersect by Lexus in Tokyo you can buy a cup of coffee, a nice meal and even a handmade hat, but you can't buy a car. CNN's Executive Innovator travels to Japan where car manufacturer Lexus has opened a new showroom experience.
From political protection to self-defence, economic growth is spurring high demand for security firms in Mexico. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
The Indian film industry - popularly known as Bollywood – produces more than 800 movies a year but there is a shortage of theaters.
CNN’s Mallika Kapur reports on the Indian movie theaters transferring to digital to cut costs.
Nick Parker reports on a homegrown Peruvian cola that's give multinationals a run for their money.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the soft-drinks maker is producing vitamin water to target new markets.
Richard Quest talks to Arne Sorenson, CEO of Marriott International about the chain's new London hotel.
Mallika Kapur reports on the world's first 100% biodegradable plastic which completely disappears into the environment.
The process involves adding an enzyme when the plastic bag is produced. After the bag is discarded and comes into contact with soil, the combination of the two act as a catalyst to break down the molecules in polythene.
Within 6 months the bag completely disappears into the environment leaving no toxic residue behind.
CNN's John Defterios looks at an innovative scientific research program seeking to unlock the energy potential of algae as potential replacement for fossil fuels.
Algae requires a lot of fresh water for cultivation. Dr. Hector Hernandez told CNN: "It's only been very recently that we've realized that the desert is teeming with life... as we've explored more that all these exciting things have started to show themselves."
Bruce Upbin discusses the most innovative companies in the world and the culture needed to foster such innovation.
When it comes to India's food security bill, some say that morally it is the right thing to do while critics say there's no free lunch.
The Indian government estimates that food subsidies will cost around $25 billion annually. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
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