We can make sure Globalization 4.0 leaves no one behind. This is how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Børge Brende, President, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum & David Miliband, President, International Rescue Committee This week government, business and civil society leaders from around the world will make their annual trek to the small Alpine […]

Could the fourth wave of globalization help to end epidemics?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Richard Hatchett, Chief executive, CEPI The pros and cons of globalization have long been a favourite topic of debate among the political classes. Is globalization a beneficial force powering economic growth and allowing new ideas and concepts to spread […]

When did globalization begin? The answer might surprise you

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Vanshica Kant, Young Professional, United Nations Resident Coordinator Office (UNRC) “Globalization” is the 21st century’s favourite buzzword. It is part of our current zeitgeist: we are witnessing an unparalleled compression of time and space, as goods, services, people and […]

Here are three ways the private sector can act as a sustainability catalyst for Globalization 4.0

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Shamina Singh, President, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, Mastercard The problems of the world are too big to be solved by traditional philanthropy. Writing cheques alone can’t end poverty, solve climate change, reduce inequality or surmount barriers to exclusion. […]

Globalization 4.0 must provide for the poorest, or it risks causing chaos for everyone

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sara Pantuliano, Acting Executive Director , Overseas Development Institute Globalization has helped lift millions out of poverty and improved living standards across the world, including in some of the poorest regions and states. But it has also deepened inequalities, […]

An alternative view of Globalization 4.0, and how to get there

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Guy Standing, Professorial research associate, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Professor Richard Baldwin presents Globalization 4.0 as an oncoming era dominated by international arbitrage in services. I would like to reiterate an alternative – or […]

If this is Globalization 4.0, what were the other three?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Richard Baldwin, Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute, Geneva “Globalization 4.0 has only just begun, but we are already vastly underprepared for it,” wrote Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, last month when announcing […]

Here’s what a Korean boy band can teach us about globalization 4.0

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Peter Vanham, Media Lead, US and Industries, World Economic Forum For the readers of America’s TIME Magazine, it was clear: Korean boy band BTS should be 2018 Person of the Year. After a worldwide online poll, they held onto […]

Globalization 4.0 must build a better world for working people

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Authors: Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Globalization is no longer assured as the world’s people circle the wagons. They’re looking for cover, looking for protection, getting ready to defend themselves from corporate and authoritarian power. […]

Globalization 4.0 means harnessing the power of the group

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Authors: Parvathi Santhosh-Kumar, Senior Director of Impact, StriveTogether How might we prepare global residents for the future of work? Past waves of globalization offer lessons on what it will take to more effectively weather the transition. As leaders consider […]

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is driving Globalization 4.0

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nicholas Davis, Head of Society and Innovation, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum & Derek O’Halloran, Head, Future of Digital Economy and Society, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Globalization and technology are intimately […]