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World Economic Forum Plans 2022 Annual Meeting In Davos-Klosters

Friday, 17 September 2021, 5:55 am | World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting to take place on 17-21 January 2022 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme Working Together, Restoring Trust. The foremost business, government and civil society leaders to convene in person to address economic, environmental, ... More >>

Klaus Schwab Releases “Stakeholder Capitalism"

Saturday, 30 January 2021, 7:26 pm | World Economic Forum

Klaus Schwab Releases “Stakeholder Capitalism”; Making the Case for a Global Economy that Works for Progress, People and Planet In his new book, released this week, Klaus Schwab looks at the achievement and shortcomings of the global economic ... More >>

President Xi Jinping’s Speech At Davos Agenda Is Historic Opportunity For Collaboration

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 6:58 pm | World Economic Forum

China calls for the world to work together to tackle global challenges, particularly COVID-19 and climate change Principles of multilateralism must be upheld to realize sustainable development and promote trade and investment liberalization Call also ... More >>

President Xi Jinping’s Speech At Davos Agenda Is Historic Opportunity For Collaboration

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 10:26 am | World Economic Forum

– Chinese President Xi Jinping called for both greater global efforts in the fight against an unprecedented public health crisis and a renewed commitment to multilateral cooperation, in a special address on Monday to business, government and civil society ... More >>

Recession And Automation Changes Our Future Of Work, But There Are Jobs Coming, Report Says

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 6:21 am | World Economic Forum

The workforce is automating faster than expected, displacing 85 million jobs in next five years The robot revolution will create 97 million new jobs, but communities most at risk from disruption will need support from businesses and governments In ... More >>

Expert Analysis On The COVID-19 Vaccine Process

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 7:42 am | World Economic Forum

Why a coronavirus vaccine takes over a year to produce – and why that is incredibly fast By Elissa Prichep, Precision Medicine Lead, World Economic Forum. Key Points: The international community is working together like never before to produce a coronavirus ... More >>

US Businesses, Governments And Non-Profits Join Global Push For 1 Trillion Trees

Friday, 28 August 2020, 7:29 am | World Economic Forum

Today, 26 forward-looking companies, cities, and organizations across the US announced they will help combat extreme heat and wildfires, as well as other adverse effects of climate change, by conserving, restoring, and growing more than 855 million trees. ... More >>

ASEAN Youths Emerge From The Pandemic More Resilient, Adaptive & Creative, Reveals The WEF

Friday, 24 July 2020, 5:54 am | World Economic Forum

Survey of more than 68,500 youths in the ASEAN region reveals unprecedented acceleration of digital adoption Lack of digital skills and inadequacy of quality and affordable internet connection were found as the most binding constraints Funding shortage is ... More >>

Job Losses, Another Pandemic And Protectionism Are Top Worries, Say Industry Leaders

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 5:49 pm | World Economic Forum

“Prolonged global recession”, “high unemployment”, “another outbreak of infectious disease” and protectionism dominate the list of near-term worries for companies, according to the World Economic Forum’s report, COVID-19 Risks Outlook: ... More >>

More Walls, More Warming, Less Water: A World at Risk 2016

Friday, 15 January 2016, 12:16 pm | World Economic Forum

• From the environment to international security and the coming Fourth Industrial Revolution, the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2016 finds risks on the rise in 2016. • Evidence is mounting that inter-connections between risks are ... More >>

Global Enabling Trade Report 2014 - NZ Ranks 4th

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 11:39 am | World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum’s Global Enabling Trade Report 2014 shows emerging markets still have far to go to implement practical trade reforms, in line with the WTO Bali agreement. Inefficiencies, red tape and poor infrastructure are among key issues ... More >>

Worsening Wealth Gap Seen as Biggest Risk Facing the World

Saturday, 18 January 2014, 4:29 pm | World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2014 report finds income disparity the most likely risk to cause an impact on a global scale in the next decade Other risks of significant concern include extreme weather events, unemployment and fiscal crises ... More >>

Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 1:12 pm | World Economic Forum

The Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014 finds highly innovative countries with strong institutions continue to top international competitiveness rankings More >>

2013 - World More at Risk from Markets and Mother Nature

Wednesday, 9 January 2013, 3:35 pm | World Economic Forum

Persistent economic malaise coupled with frequent extreme weather events an increasingly dangerous mix • National resilience is crucial to tackle unpredictable global threats; new country rating system launched • Health and hubris, digital wildfires and environmental/economic ... More >>

Economic, Social Turmoil Risk Reversing Globalisation Gains

Tuesday, 17 January 2012, 10:16 am | World Economic Forum

The world’s vulnerability to further economic shocks and social upheaval risk undermining the progress that globalization has brought, warns the World Economic Forum in its Global Risks 2012 report, the seventh edition, published today. Chronic fiscal imbalances ... More >>

Competitiveness Rankings: Emerging Markets Closing Gap

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 11:28 am | World Economic Forum

* Switzerland, Singapore and Sweden top the Global Competitiveness Report ranking * The United States continues the decline it began three years ago, falling one more place to fifth position * Emerging economies continue to close the competitiveness ... More >>

Clayton Cosgrove Designated Global Leader By WEF

Monday, 3 December 2001, 7:44 am | World Economic Forum

2 December 2001 – World Economic Forum Founder and President, Klaus Schwab, announced the annual selection of 100 young leaders for the Foundation’s Global Leaders for Tomorrow (GLT) programme 2002. Clayton Cosgrove the Member of Parliament for Waimakariri ... More >>