5 charts that show the potential of heat pumps

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Heat pumps could make our homes, workplaces and public buildings more sustainable while increasing energy security. Thanks to soaring energy prices, they are also on course to become the cheapest heating option. Globally, […]

3 things the world is doing to prepare for the next pandemic

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 It’s now three years since the first reports emerged of a previously unknown respiratory virus circulating in China. As we settled into the New Year of 2020, few people could even imagine the […]

Counting the cost of natural disasters, plus the other climate-crisis 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: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content 1. News in brief: Top climate crisis stories to read this week Natural disasters, many driven by the climate crisis, caused global economic losses of $313 billion in 2022, according to insurance broker […]

Emerging markets could hold the key to growth in the face of macroeconomic storms

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Barry O’Byrne, Chief Executive Officer, Global Commercial Banking, HSBC Businesses everywhere are facing a combination of domestic recessions, rising interest rates, high inflation and geopolitical uncertainty. Rarely do so many volatile business conditions descend at once on the world. […]

Social Treatment to Diabetes: What improvements should be performed in order to combat discrimination and alleviate diabetes distress?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Alifya Rafifah Tarwandi, a third-year medical student in Andalas University in Padang, Indonesia. She 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 the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

WTO 12th Ministerial Conference secures key outcomes on fisheries subsidies, pandemic response, WTO reform, food security and e-commerce

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The EU welcomes the successful results in key areas of the 12th Ministerial Conference of the WTO concluded today, against a backdrop of heightened global trade tensions and a food security crisis caused by Russian’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. Trade Ministers of the 164-member […]

Mobile technology saving lives: Changing healthcare systems with simple technological solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Lorena Batista Boeing and Natalie Sbalqueiro Fogaça, both second year medical students at Faculdade Evangélica Mackenzie do Paraná in Curitiba, Brasil. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

Here are seven steps the insurance industry in the ASEAN region can take to navigate disruption

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lutfey Siddiqi, Visiting Professor-in-Practice, London School of Economics and Political Science & Evelina Pietruschka, Chairperson, WanaArtha Life The current period of digital disruption is rightly described as a revolution – the Fourth Industrial Revolution – because of the scale […]