What everyone misses when it comes to cyber attacks

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Thomas Johansmeyer, Head, Property Claim Services (PCS), Verisk The conflict in Ukraine has, in many ways, defied expectations, especially for the cyber security community. The “cyber war” that many expected failed to materialize as these operations failed to levy […]

The effect of COVID-19 on Brazilian society

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Karolyna de Oliveira Ramos, a first-year medical student at the Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Pernambucana, Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Israel’s President Herzog to address MEPs

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Thursday 26 January at 10.30, Israel’s President Isaac Herzog will address Parliament during the plenary session in Brussels, to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. European Parliament President Roberta Metsola will open the solemn sitting with an introductory speech. After President Isaac Herzog’s address, […]

6 work challenges the metaverse will address

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Valérie Beaulieu, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Adecco Group The metaverse represents the next quantum leap forward. It promises to change how we socialize, play, learn and shop and will also heavily influence how we work. It promises big […]

The impacts of facing the neurological impacts after COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Isaac Lohan Matos Vieira and Ms. Lorena Sheila Alves de Oliveira, two medical students from Universidade Tiradentes, Aracaju – SE, Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

Strengthening cyber resilience in the oil and gas industry

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. The impact. The oil and gas industry uses a range of complex systems and interconnected technologies to extract, transport and refine oil and gas products. While these these technologies are necessary to support the delivery of energy services and […]

Recession in 2023? Here’s how trade unions are gearing up

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: David Sangokoya, Head of Civil Society Impact, World Economic Forum, Giannis Moschos, Community Specialist, Civil Society, World Economic Forum A recession could be on the cards for 2023. Across much of the world, inflation is the highest it has […]

How to harness the power of 1 billion people to accelerate sustainable change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jane Wakely, Executive Vice-President, Chief Consumer and Marketing Officer; Chief Growth Officer, International Foods, PepsiCo There’s no question that the alarming state of climate change requires businesses to take action — and more companies are signing onto transformative sustainability […]

From the past, present and future of COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Caroline Gouveia Borba e Souza and Ms. Ludiane Matos Garcia Sampaio, second year medical students from Universidade Tiradentes, Aracaju-SE, Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

How companies can scale green businesses for a net zero world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rich Lesser, Global Chair, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Companies and consumers are facing a number of significant challenges, including inflation, the energy crisis in Europe and food shortages. As CEOs navigate this volatile environment, they will need to simultaneously […]

4 pillars for using AI responsibly in a skill-based organization

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jeroen Van Hautte, Co-Founder and CTO, TechWolf, Andreas De Neve, Co-Founder and CEO, TechWolf Jobs are changing too quickly for traditional workforce models to keep up. This has given rise to a new term, the ‘skill-based organization.’ Studies indicate […]

What are ‘good work’ goals and why should organizations care? 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Bravery, Global Advisory and Insight Leader, Mercer (Marsh McLennan), Dirk Joubert, Project Fellow – Good Work, World Economic Forum, Ravin Jesuthasan, Senior Partner and Global Leader for Transformation Services, Mercer (MMC) Talent shortages, labour market tensions, rampant inflation […]

Here’s why language coding needs an uplift

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Erik Vogt, Vice President Enterprise Solutions, Appen The case for standardization is well established. Not only do standards assist regulation but they also help effectively join up systems across a globalized economy. Hundreds of functions are subject to codes […]

New EU deforestation law: A 5-step guide to giving deforestation the chop

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jack Hurd, Executive Director, Tropical Forest Alliance, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum The first-of-its-kind EU legislation on deforestation-free products is just two weeks old, and is receiving mixed reviews, depending on your vantage point. The new […]

India expected to be world’s fastest growing economy in 2023 and other economy 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: Stephen Hall, Writer, Formative Content 1. India expected to be world’s fastest growing economy in 2023 India is set to be the world’s fastest growing major economy in the year ahead, as a post-pandemic retail boom and recent bank […]

Mainstreaming universal health, with Japan at the helm as a long-lived nation

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Naoko Kutty, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum Japan’s early adoption of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has attracted worldwide attention, as it is the country with the longest healthy life expectancy in the world. One of the reasons for this […]

This Swedish start-up is building an electric airliner

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 How do you reduce the carbon impact of flying? For many, electric planes are the answer but, until now, it’s not been possible to apply the technology to airliners. Now, a Swedish start-up […]

How a climate-smart forest economy could help mitigate climate change and its worst impacts

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Daniel Zimmer, Director Sustainable Land Use, Climate-KIC The global population is rising, and cities, particularly, are taking the strain. Each week 1.5 million people move to urban areas. All these people need places to live and work and […]

Ukraine: EU agrees ninth package of sanctions against Russia

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission welcomes the Council’s adoption of a ninth package of hard-hitting sanctions against Russia for its aggression against Ukraine. This responds to Russia’s continued escalation and illegal war against Ukraine, in particular as Russia is deliberately targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure, seeking to […]

Diabetes, Depression & Disrimination: Why Social Support & Anti-Discrimination Policies Are Important

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Madhu Shruti Mukherjee, a 2nd year medical student under the West Bengal University of Health Sciences. 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 […]

How much has been spent already to retreat from rising seas?

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 Taholah sits beside some of the most stunningly beautiful nature in the world, less than a three-hour drive from the corporate offices and crowded cafes of central Seattle. And most […]

Energy crisis: MEPs back plans to boost the deployment of renewables

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The proposed law will accelerate the procedure to grant permits for new renewable energy power plants, such as solar panels or windmills, or to adapt existing ones. In their amendments to the Commission proposal, MEPs shortened the maximum period to approve new installations from […]

New Common Agricultural Policy: set for 1 January 2023

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The approval of all 28 Strategic Plans (one for each EU country and two for Belgium) by the European Commission marks the start of the new Common Agricultural Policy, scheduled on 1 January 2023. €264 billion of EU funding will support European farmers in […]

Corruption allegations: MEPs call for full internal investigation

Opening the debate, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, said there must be zero tolerance for corruption. Applauding the work of the Belgian prosecutors, law enforcement, alongside EP President Metsola, MEPs and officials, for their full support and decisive action, she called the allegations extremely serious. To anyone accepting payoffs, she said: “Shame on you. […]

Diabetes, our sweet enemy

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. l Deniz Ezgi Bayca, a 21 year old, second-year medical student in Yuksek Ihtisas University in Ankara, Turkey. 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 […]

Will universal health coverage deliver health for all by 2030?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Patricia Monthe, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MEDx eHealthcenter The world’s steady human population growth is the single most important piece of evidence illustrating the success of progressive healthcare development worldwide. The underdevelopment of healthcare over the past three […]

EU working together with African partners on migration: Launch of Team Europe initiatives

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The EU and African partners have launched today two Team Europe Initiatives (TEI) focused on the Atlantic/Western Mediterranean and the Central Mediterranean migratory routes to ensure joint efforts by Member States and the EU addressing the migration challenges that the EU and its partners […]

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

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Shreya Nandan,  Dr. Shampa Gupta, and Dr. Kartikeya Ojh, all Global Health advocates. 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 the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

The big opportunity behind small businesses

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Olivier Woeffray, Practice Lead, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum, Olivier M. Schwab, Managing Director, World Economic Forum Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-sized companies are the backbone of many countries’ economies, so we must work together to ensure […]

Equality package: Commission proposes new rules for the recognition of parenthood between Member States

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation aimed at harmonising at EU level the rules of private international law relating to parenthood. The proposal is focused on the best interests and the rights of the child. It will provide legal clarity […]

Zero pollution: 2030 targets within reach but need stronger action

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission is publishing its first Zero Pollution Monitoring and Outlook Report and its third Clean Air Outlook report – together setting pathways to cleaner air, water and soil. The reports show that EU policies have contributed to reducing air pollution as well as […]

US banks brace for recession, and other economy 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: Stephen Hall,Writer, Formative Content 1. US banks brace for recession The biggest US banks are bracing for a worsening economy next year as inflation threatens consumer demand. JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon told CNBC that consumers and companies […]

Soft fruit superpowers: How did Peru and Mexico boost berry production hundreds of times over in just 10 years?

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 Carlos Gereda didn’t know what he was starting when he brought some blueberries home to Peru from Chile in 2006. He wanted to know if they would grow in his native soil – […]