At Davos 2023, IMF’s Georgieva urges monetary authorities to ‘stay put’ despite optimism

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Chris Hamill-Stewart, Freelance Editor, World Economic Forum, Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged the international community to stay realistic about the prospects of an economic recovery. At […]

Davos 2023: The state of global trade and investment

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joachim Monkelbaan, Lead, Climate Trade, World Economic Forum, Soumyajit Kar, Specialist, Sustainable Trade, World Economic Forum Trade and investment emerged as an overarching theme in this year’s Annual Meeting in Davos. Over the last 12 months, despite widespread inflation; […]

New business building – growth and innovation in a volatile era

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ari Libarikian, Senior Partner , Global Leader of Leap by McKinsey, Belkis Vasquez-McCall, Partner, North America Leader, Build by McKinsey, Homayoun Hatami, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company In volatile times, many organizations constrict, cut and generally hunker down to […]

Davos 2023 Day 5: What to expect

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di Caro, Social Media and Live Communications Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum Welcome to the final day of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. All week, we’ve brought […]

The outlook for 2023 is uncertain, but here’s what we know about the global labour market

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Allen Blue, Co-Founder and Vice-President, Products, LinkedIn While much has changed in the past 12 months, one constant is that the global labour market is tight – even by historic standards – and this trend looks set to continue […]

Strengthening cyber resilience in the oil and gas industry

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. The impact. The oil and gas industry uses a range of complex systems and interconnected technologies to extract, transport and refine oil and gas products. While these these technologies are necessary to support the delivery of energy services and […]

Public-private partnerships: lessons on tackling socio-economic challenges in Central America Public-private partnerships: lessons on tackling socio-economic challenges in Central America

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jonathan Fantini-Porter, Executive Director and CEO , Partnership for Central America (PCA), Isabella Blosser, Senior Advisor , Partnership for Central America When done right, public-private partnerships can overcome structural barriers in frontier and emerging economies and take on systemic […]

How working patterns are changing around the world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sander van ‘t Noordende, CEO, Randstad Around the world, workers are faced with a series of unexpected challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic, swiftly followed by an economic downturn and soaring inflation has created an uncertain and volatile work environment. Many […]

Davos 2023 Day 4: What to expect

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di CaroSocial Media and Live Communications Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum Welcome to day four of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. Each morning we’ll bring you a […]

I fled Russia’s bombs in Ukraine, now I’m in Sweden researching a cure for infertility. This is my story.

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nataliia Petryk, Postdoctoral Researcher, Karolinska Institutet Like many others, I was forced to flee Kyiv with our two children when Russia invaded Ukraine. We were no longer safe, and our stable and fulfilling lives had taken a dramatic turn […]

Here’s how we can turn more industries into circular economies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kristin Hughes, Director, Resource Circularity, Francisco Betti, Head of Advanced Manufacturing and Production, World Economic Forum Industries and governments have set ambitious environmental targets for the next 10–20 years. They aim to achieve supply-chain resilience, reach net zero and […]

Davos 2023 Day 3: What to expect 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di Caro, Social Media and Live Communications Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting takes place in Davos from 16-20 January 2023. Welcome to day three […]

Recession in 2023? Here’s how trade unions are gearing up

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: David Sangokoya, Head of Civil Society Impact, World Economic Forum, Giannis Moschos, Community Specialist, Civil Society, World Economic Forum A recession could be on the cards for 2023. Across much of the world, inflation is the highest it has […]

Beyond recycling: why reuse is at a tipping point

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Thom Almeida, Platform Curator, Platform for Shaping the Future of Consumption, World Economic Forum The transition from single-use towards reuse models of consumption as an integral part of the reduce-reuse-recycle agenda is gaining traction across the private and public […]

How to harness the power of 1 billion people to accelerate sustainable change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jane Wakely, Executive Vice-President, Chief Consumer and Marketing Officer; Chief Growth Officer, International Foods, PepsiCo There’s no question that the alarming state of climate change requires businesses to take action — and more companies are signing onto transformative sustainability […]

3 critical steps leaders must take to halt biodiversity loss and tackle climate change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mads Nipper, Chief Executive Officer, Ørsted 2022 was a big year for the ocean and biodiversity, two subjects that are catching up with climate change on the political agenda. There was a day dedicated to the ocean and biodiversity […]

How skills-based organizations can use AI to create the jobs of tomorrow

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Aneel Bhusri, Co-CEO, Co-Founder and Chair, Workday The world of work as we once knew it no longer exists. For years, work was a static concept and narrowly defined. That notion has given way to a far more dynamic […]

Davos 2023 Day 2: What to expect

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di Caro, Social Media and Live Communications Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum Welcome to the second day of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. Each morning we’ll bring […]

Why India’s new climate mission is focused on sustainable lifestyles

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Shombi Sharp, Resident Coordinator, India, United Nations The Oxford Languages Word of the Year for 2022 has already been selected, but if a straw poll were held now among development and policy experts, a term unfamiliar to most of […]

Korea’s new innovation strategy: Digital Platform Government

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Koh Jean, Chairman, Presidential Committee of Digital Platform Government The Republic of Korea’s Yoon Suk Yeol government, inaugurated last year, proposed the Digital Platform Government as a new innovation strategy. To realize this, the Presidential Committee on the Digital […]

The renewable energy transition is creating a green jobs boom

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content The energy crisis is impacting billions of people around the world, as soaring prices have made it more expensive to power homes and businesses. However, the current crisis has also accelerated the rush […]

How to create a healthy ocean that benefits everyone

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Peter Thomson, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean and Co-Chair, Friends of Ocean Action Restoring ocean health is not just about verdant mangrove forests, thriving fish stocks and pristine blue waters, although these are all vitally important in […]

We’re on the brink of a ‘polycrisis’ – how worried should we be?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Simon Torkington, Senior Writer, Formative Content The cascading and connected crises we find ourselves in at the beginning of 2023 demand a new descriptor to define the scale of the problems the world is facing. The war in Ukraine […]

A universal flu vaccine: Here’s what you need to know

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joe Myers, Writer, Formative Content Scientists in November announced a breakthrough in work towards developing a ‘universal’ flu vaccine. Using the same messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) technology that’s been used in several COVID-19 vaccines, researchers at the University of […]

What’s happened this year in the global labour market?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content A raft of interconnected crises, compounded by the war in Ukraine and COVID-19 pandemic, are creating a worsening outlook for the global labour market, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO). The 10th […]

Davos 2023 Day 1: What to expect

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Business Editor, World Economic Forum, Beatrice Di Caro, Virtual Event and Social Media Lead, Digital Media, World Economic Forum Welcome to day one of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. Each morning we’ll bring you […]

How 4 Chinese enterprises are taking action on sustainable development 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Liming Chen, Chair of Greater China, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Beijing Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are becoming increasingly important for companies looking to create long-term value. The World Economic Forum has championed stakeholder […]

Data analytics can help protect the Amazon Basin. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: lona Szabó de Carvalho, Co-founder and President, Igarape Institute The Amazon is approaching a dangerous tipping point of emitting more carbon dioxide than it absorbs. The resulting feedback loops could irreversibly transform the world’s largest tropical rainforest into dry […]

3 ways to accelerate financing for clean hydrogen projects

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jorgen Sandstrom, Head of Energy, Materials, Infrastructure Programme, Industrial Transformation, World Economic Forum, Derek Baraldi, Head of the Banking Industry, World Economic Forum, Noam Boussidan, Manager, Transforming Industrial Ecosystems, World Economic Forum, Manuela Stefania Fulga, Platform Curator, Banking and […]

How to make non-financial reporting your company’s north star

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joe Kaeser, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Siemens Energy It’s good practice to align your company’s strategy with environmental, social and good governance targets or ‘ESG’ for short. After all, who doesn’t want to operate sustainably for the benefit […]

How sustainable metrics can speed and scale climate progress

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Bill Thomas, Global Chairman and CEO, KPMG Many people are focused on how much work is needed to expedite progress on climate action. To simplify the approach, two things are needed most of all: speed and scale. Speed because […]

World Bank warns global economy could tip into recession in 2023 – and other economy stories you need to read this week

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stephen Hall, Writer, Formative Content 1. World Bank warns global economy could tip into recession in 2023 The World Bank slashed its 2023 growth forecasts on 10 January to levels teetering on the brink of recession for many countries […]

The five ‘tech superpowers’ and how they can transform human progress

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pat Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer, Intel Our world is at a strategic inflection point – the fundamentals of society are changing. We are in a new era, one not quite “post-pandemic” and with enough geopolitical tension to cause many […]