How banks can help companies restructure for growth

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael Spellacy, Senior Managing Director, Global Capital Markets Lead, Accenture & Alan McIntyre, Senior Managing Director, Global Banking Lead, Accenture & Derek Baraldi, Head of the Banking Industry, World Economic Forum The banking industry has to walk the […]

What kind of action on social justice should we expect from companies in the future?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Peter Bakker, President and CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development & John Elkington, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, Volans Companies which embrace Corporate Social Reasonability (CSR) activities have been proven to have higher profitability and employee loyalty but […]

Companies need help to overcome rising

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ling Hai, Co-President, Asia-Pacific, Mastercard Data inequality encompasses the ability to perform analytics and pull insights from that information. In the pandemic, less digitally-resourced players are struggling to adapt and risk falling out of touch with their markets. […]

COVID-19: Revised rules to encourage banks to lend to companies and households

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs approve more flexibility in EU banks prudential rulebook to focus on lending to the COVID-19 stricken economy. On Tuesday, MEPs approved new rules to temporarily ensure favourable conditions for banks in order to support credit flows to companies […]

5 Ways Companies Can Progress More Women into Leadership Roles

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Becky Frankiewicz, President, North America, ManpowerGroup Gender equality and getting more women into leadership roles are trending topics. Of the top 30 most used hashtags of 2019, five were specifically around women, from #WomenInSTEM to #PressforProgress and #WCS […]

Technology companies have power. They must assume responsibility

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rishad Premji, Chairman, Wipro Public expectations of business leaders have changed in the past few years. “How are you helping your business succeed?” is no longer the pertinent question. Today, people expect businesses to help the world succeed — […]

Altruism can be good for business, as these companies show

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Isaac Getz, Author and professor, ESCP Europe Business School & Laurent Marbacher, Author and consultant Despite all the benefits that capitalism has brought to society, we have reached the moment when its downsides – social and environmental – have begun […]

What if big-tech companies became non-profits?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jonathan Wichmann, Co-founder, Wichmann/Schmidt After years of misinformation, security breaches, abhorrent labor practices and election meddling, politicians have decided it’s finally time to regulate the major tech companies. It’s almost impossible to think that, as recently as a […]

These countries have the most expensive childcare

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content More than one billion people in this world are living with some form of disability. That’s one in seven of us. Eighty percent of these people acquire their disability between the ages of […]

This is how companies are working together to create a world without waste

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: James Quincey, Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola Company With another World Economic Forum Annual Meeting complete, I continue to reflect on the headway we’ve made since launching our World Without Waste initiative in Davos one year ago. We’re making […]

Companies have a new skill to master – innovation

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Abidali Neemuchwala, Chief Executive Officer, Wipro Most businesses are at the cusp of a digital transformation that will lead to a complete remaking of their operations. This process is likely to be even more transformative than the previous rounds […]

Companies can help build a more inclusive world. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Adaire Fox-Martin, Executive board member, SAP We live in a world of smart, connected ovens, but one in which 795 million people do not have enough food to eat. We are witnessing exponential growth, but also great inequality. Addressing […]

SMEs are the most valuable partners. Here’s why

  This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum.  Author: Tarek Sultan Al Essa, Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chairman of the Board, Agility In recent years, large global companies have come to understand the need to innovate and evolve more rapidly to stay competitive and relevant. That recognition […]

Companies that put employees first perform better

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Brian Tomlinson, Research Director, Strategic Investor Initiative, CECP & Alison Omens, Managing director, programs and strategic engagement, Just Capital One clear takeaway from the last decade – following the 2008 financial crisis – is this: when corporate behaviour […]

Cyber attacks are shutting down countries, cities and companies. Here’s how to stop them

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Noam Erez, Co-Founder and CEO, XM Ltd. What if a cyber attack took over a government’s IT network, bringing an entire nation to its feet? Does this seem like a far-flung scenario? It isn’t. In April 2018, the […]