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 […]

EU job-search aid worth €3.7 million for 297 dismissed Airbus workers in France

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Almost 300 Airbus employees in France who lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic will receive €3.7 million in EU aid. On Wednesday, Parliament approved France’s request for support from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund for Displaced Workers (EGF). MEPs acknowledged that “in […]

Tunisia: Deep concern about the powers concentrated in the President’s hands

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. State institutions in Tunisia must return to functioning normally, MEPs say, urging the authorities to resume an inclusive national dialogue. In a resolution on the situation in Tunisia, MEPs express deep concern that powers are too greatly concentrated in the hands of the president […]

How steel is proving a critical component in transport’s journey to net zero

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sarah Keohane Williamson, Chief Executive Officer, FCLT Global Radical decarbonization is possible if the steel, transport and infrastructure industries work together. Hydrogen has the potential to deliver far-reaching change, replacing fossil fuels in everything from steel production to […]

These are the top 10 tech trends that will shape the coming decade, according to McKinsey

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 We’ll experience more technological progress in the coming decade than we did in the preceding 100 years put together, says McKinsey. And 10 tech trends will dominate this shifting landscape. Understanding the […]

European Youth Event 2021 kicks off

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On 8 and 9 October, 3,000 to 4,000 young people will gather in Strasbourg and online to exchange ideas and contribute to discussions on Europe’s future. Under the motto “The future is ours”, the European Youth Event (EYE) 2021 will feature dozens of activities, […]

The final countdown towards achieving 2030 Agenda

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Mirza Zain Baig, a 3rd Year MBBS student in Nawaz Sharif Medical College, Gujrat and a member of IFMSA, Pakistan. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

Tokyo 2020 broke an Olympic record for LGBTI representation. Here’s why that matters

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Amit Paley, CEO and Executive Director, The Trevor Project The 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo featured 172 athletes who identify as LGBTI – more than the total number of LGBTI athletes who have participated in all previous […]

Why the art of place-making can lift our cities

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Guy Bradley, Chief Executive, Swire Properties • Place-making, to effectively contribute to urban development, depends on paying attention to small details. • Such fastidiousness makes the differences when designing for sustainability. • Stakeholder engagement is also crucial in […]

How can we make careers in corporate social innovation popular among young people?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Noa Gafni, Executive Director, Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation Millennials are increasing looking for jobs in companies with strong social responsibility initiatives. However, corporations and institutions must lay the ground to make jobs in corporate social innovation […]

The world’s food waste problem is bigger than we thought – here’s what we can do about it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Natalie Marchant, Writer, Formative Content Around 931 million tonnes of food goes to waste each year. 61% comes from households, 26% from food service and 13% from retail. Reducing waste could have social, economic and environmental benefits. The […]

To solve the climate crisis, we need an investment revolution

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nicole Systrom, Founder, Sutro Energy Group The scale of the climate crisis and its potential impacts mean we need a scientific and investment revolution to tackle it. There are opportunities for patient investors in areas such as energy […]

Why informal networks will be key to the COVID-19 recovery

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mouchka Heller, Project Manager, Seamless Integrated Mobility System, World Economic Forum Informal networks including community organizations and faith-based groups are stepping in to help people during the COVID-19 pandemic. They often fill gaps in resources and services to […]

Everything you need to know about the coronavirus

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lan Xue, Professor and Dean, Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University & Li Xin, Managing Director, Caixin Global, Caixin Medi & Longmei Zhang, Deputy Resident Representative for China, IMF & Han Jian, Associate Professor of Management and Co-director, Centre on […]

How AI is shaping financial services

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lukas Ryll, Research Affiliate, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, the University of Cambridge Judge Business School & Mary Emma Barton, Research and Analysis, Financial and Monetary Systems, World Economic Forum & Bryan Zheng Zhang, Executive Director, Cambridge Centre […]