Decarbonizing industry: if industrial clusters win, we all win

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jean-Marc Ollagnier, CEO, Accenture in Europe & Jeremy Jurgens, Managing Director, World Economic Forum Industrial clusters, on their path to net zero, can leverage the proximity of industrial assets to share infrastructure, financial and operational risks, and natural […]

How local banking can help champion decarbonization in emerging markets

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Milagros Rivas Saiz, Chief of Advisory Services, Interamerican Development Bank Group, Ayla Majid, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Planetive & Michael Hayes, Global Head, Renewables, KPMG Emerging markets need $1 trillion a year to transition to net-zero. Clean-energy […]

Why the global energy transition must be just and equitable

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Wole Hammond, Global Shaper, Abuja Hub Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll) held its 5th annual energy forum in Kigali, Rwanda. The theme of the event focused on driving forward bold action for a people-centred energy transition. Developing countries […]

Why technology without regulation won’t save the forest

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefanie M. Falconi, WEF Fellow to Global Future Council, Senior Researcher at Igarape Institute Emerging technologies – powered by computing advances and data – are reinventing agriculture and delivering improved productivity. However, technology is not the only obstacle […]

Living on purpose: Finding personal and professional meaning in the pursuit of well-being

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Liz Hilton Segel, Global Leader, Client Service and Industry Practices, McKinsey & Company McKinsey research shows COVID-19 caused nearly two-thirds of employees to reflect on their purpose in life – a vital, yet often overlooked, element of well-being. […]

3 ways to build a sustainable and digital Asia-Pacific

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Baifeng Lin, President, Huawei Asia Pacific Region, Huawei Technologies Many countries in Asia-Pacific have released national digitalization strategies. Cloud and computing technologies are the cornerstone of the digital frontier. For digital economies to thrive they must adopt an […]

4 experts on how leaders can best respond to a changing global landscape

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kulé Galma, Community Engagement Specialist, Young Global Leaders, World Economic Forum, Greta Ruffino, Early Careers Programme – Digital Community Engagement, Foundations, World Economic Forum & Thomas Roulet, Associate Professor in Organisation Theory, Deputy Director of the MBA Programme, […]

Hyper-networked supply chains: how a collaborative way of working can benefit retailers

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Niall Murphy, Co-founder and CEO, EVRYTHNG Retailers can often need to choose between the costly privilege of supply chain independence, or heavy dependence on retail giants. However, opening up supply chains for co-operative capacity and infrastructure sharing promises […]

Get the reporting right and sustainability will follow

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Olivier M. Schwab, Managing Director, World Economic Forum Expectations of the purpose of business, as well as how companies operate and deliver is evolving. The Forum understands the challenges they face and supports progress on convergent sustainability reporting […]

VCs alone can not solve climate change. We need global and purpose-driven entrepreneurial ecosystems

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Illai Gescheit, Partner, Siemens Energy Ventures, Siemens The planet is facing one of its most important challenges to get to net-zero emissions by 2050. Start-ups and Venture Capitalists (VCs) are adapting their missions towards planet-positive goals. Rather than […]

There’s a desperate need for housing, so why isn’t more being built?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: John Letzing, Digital Editor, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum & Minji Sung, Data Visuals and Content Specialist, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum Housing shortages are often the result of a self-defeating tendency to block new development. Impacts of […]

‘Journalism is under attack’: Experts explain why it needs defending

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Harry Gray Calvo, Media Relations and Public Affairs Specialist, World Economic Forum In panel discussions at Davos 2022, leading human rights experts and prominent Ukrainian reporters discussed media freedom and safety of journalists in today’s increasingly challenging global […]

What is the metaverse, and who will run it? Meta’s Nick Clegg talks to Radio Davos

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robin Pomeroy, Podcast Editor, World Economic Forum Nick Clegg explains his role as president of global affairs at Meta. And he sets out his vision of the metaverse and why we must ensure that people can travel in […]

Is globalization dead? Author and columnist Thomas Friedman in conversation at Davos 2022

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Listen to some of the best discussions at the World Economic Forum on the Agenda Dialogues podcast. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts here. On this episode, author and columnist Thomas Friedman talks to the Forum’s Adrian Monck about […]

6 themes at Davos 2022 that will define what happens next

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. World leaders came together in Davos for the 2022 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, against a backdrop of deepening global frictions and fractures. It was the first time the event has taken place in-person since January 2020 – when the coronavirus emerged and rapidly […]

Business leadership during crisis: Here’s how to succeed

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Simon Freakley, Chief Executive Officer, AlixPartners In an increasingly uncertain world, leaders have to learn how to navigate simultaneous crises. Excelling in turbulent times requires business leaders to prioritize, work at pace and provide a clear and compelling […]

Lessons for a ‘can do world’ – Top leaders share what’s needed after Davos

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Linda Lacina, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum Subscribe to Meet The Leader on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Meet The Leader is the podcast from the World Economic Forum that features the world’s top changemakers, showcasing the habits and […]

Do we need bosses? This CEO says we need to rethink workplace structures for young people and our mental health

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content To engage and motivate younger workers, we need to give them simplicity and ownership, says the CEO of an innovative nursing company. Jos de Blok is the founder and CEO of Buurtzorg, […]

Post-trade evolution means looking to the digital financial assets of tomorrow

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael C. Bodson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Depository Trust & Clearing (DTCC) Digitalization offers post-trade market infrastructures an opportunity to help define a new market structure. Accelerating trade settlement to trade day plus one is one current […]

From medicine drones to coral cleaners: 3 ‘jobs of the future’ that are already here

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content 97 million new roles will be created by 2025 as humans, machines and algorithms increasingly work together, the World Economic Forum predicts. But for some, the future of work is already here. […]

How business can hardwire change to deliver on racial justice

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kimberly Bennett, Lead, Racial Justice in Business, World Economic Forum & Amy Goldman, Chief Executive Officer and Chair, GHR Foundation Tens of organizations joined the Partnering for Racial Justice in Business initiative helmed by the World Economic Forum […]

Here’s how steel and cement could help turn climate change on its head

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rana Ghoneim, Chief of the Energy Systems and Infrastructure Division, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Gökçe Mete, Head of Secretariat, Founding Member, Leadership Group for the Industry Transition (LeadIT) and Women in Green Hydrogen Network & Anthony […]

5 reasons a 4-day week could be the future of work

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lukas Bester, Freelance Researcher and Writer – World Economic Forum, Sustainable Development Consultant in Emerging Markets Panellists, including Ohood Bint Khalfan Al Roumi, the UAE’s Minister of State for Government Development and the Future, gathered at Davos 2022 […]

Pfizer commits to providing patent-protected medicines in Africa

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Harry Gray Calvo, Media Relations and Public Affairs Specialist, World Economic Forum A high-level panel including Paul Kagame and Lazarus Chakwera, presidents of Rwanda and Malawi, and Bill Gates joined Pfizer in call to bridge global health equity […]

The global food system is in crisis, here’s how we can stop a humanitarian disaster

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ertharin Cousin, Chief Executive Officer and President, Food Systems for the Future & Rodrigo Santos, Member of the Board of Management; President, Crop Science Division, Bayer The war in Ukraine has knocked the global food system off its […]

Access to healthcare: Why we need to prioritize women and girls

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Amira Ghouaibi, Project Lead, Women’s Health Initiative, World Economic Forum & Dhwani Nagpal, Content and Partnerships Specialist, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum COVID-19 exposed the shortcomings of global healthcare and public infrastructure. Women’s and girls’ health has been […]

Why collaboration through platforms is important for tackling the climate challenge

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kimberly Bennett, Lead, Racial Justice in Business, World Economic Forum & Amy Goldman, Chief Executive Officer and Chair, GHR Foundation Tens of organizations joined the Partnering for Racial Justice in Business initiative helmed by the World Economic Forum […]

COVID-19 is far from over. How can the private sector continue to help fight it?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Seth Berkley, Chief Executive Officer, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance COVAX, co-led by Gavi, has delivered more than 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to lower-income countries. However, a global vaccine equity gap still exists, with many vulnerable people still […]

How can hybrid working drive diversity and productivity?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mark Edward Rose, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Avison Young The COVID-19 pandemic has increased employee demand for flexible working practices, but many business leaders remain skeptical about hybrid working arrangements. A hybrid working model is critical to […]

This is the future of work, according to experts at Davos 2022

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. /Author: Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen, Chief Executive Officer, Novo Nordisk Foundation, Kasim Kutay, Chief Executive Officer, Novo Holdings & Ester Baiget, President and Chief Executive Officer, Novozymes The future of work, jobs and skills was a core theme of the […]

5 strategies to navigate the shifting frontiers of the energy transition

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Roberto Bocca, Head of Shaping the Future of Energy and Materials; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum & Harsh Vijay Singh, Project Lead, System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Energy, World Economic Forum Geneva Amidst […]

See your climate blind spots

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Cox, Global Climate Leader, PwC Many companies are rightly focused on managing their impact on the climate. But these companies should not forget the climate’s impact on them. Climate change is already in progress and will only […]

Who will govern the metaverse?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Cathy Li, Head, Shaping the Future of Media, Entertainment & Sport; Member of the ExCom, World Economic Forum The metaverse is set to change the way people and businesses communicate, and operate, in innovative yet unpredictable ways. Its […]