5 ways to create team resilience in the era of hybrid work 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Keith E. Ferrazzi, Founder and Chairman, Ferrazzi Greenlight At a time when the pressure for teams to be resilient is more urgent than ever as organizations face an unprecedented series of challenges, research shows that the answer for […]

Managers are struggling. How can employers help them adapt and survive?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Valérie Beaulieu-James, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, The Adecco Group It’s been a turbulent three years for employers. The pandemic has been a uncompromising period of enforced social distancing, deep-cleaning, shutdowns, a new home-working culture, livestream meetings, re-opening, […]

Why is inflation so low in Japan?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Inflation of 3%. It’s something many of us may be dreaming of right now, but it’s a reality for those in Japan Its inflation rate stood at that level in August, putting […]

Here’s how automation and job creation can go hand in hand 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Revathi Advaithi, Chief Executive Officer, Flex We are often told that millions of jobs will be lost to automation in the coming years, but the real impact depends on how we manage the transition. It has the potential […]

The future of manufacturing is powered by data and analytics. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Memia Fendri, Initiatives and Community Lead, Advanced Manufacturing and Value Chains, World Economic Forum, Felipe Bezamat, Head of Advanced Manufacturing Industry, World Economic Forum, Ruben Behaeghe, Project Leader, Boston Consulting Group The manufacturing industry is on the verge […]

How female-led start-ups can transform Africa

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Aimée Dushime Women make up 58% of Africa’s self-employed population and contribute around 13% of the continent’s GDP. Until gender parity is improved throughout the African continent, female entrepreneurs will remain under-earning compared with their male counterparts. Governments […]

How Indigenous Peoples are reshaping modern economies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Darren Godwell, Co-Chair, IgNITE, Asha Nooh, Inclusive Trade Team Member, World Economic Forum Tremendous growth potential exists for the global Indigenous economy. Increased participation of Indigenous businesses in trade and policy development has the potential to unlock mutual […]

Russian ruble: How resilient against sanctions is Russia’s economy?

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 & Minji Sung, Data Visuals and Content Specialist, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum In many ways Russia’s economy seems to have successfully weathered the sanctions applied in response to […]

Workplace well-being: Stress increasing since COVID-19 began

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mark McCord, Writer, Formative Content Employee well-being is stagnating, with COVID-19, long hours and bad workplace experiences all to blame, a new Gallup report says. Stress and worry are on the rise, and the work-life balance is becoming […]

Measuring wealth: a key step to effectively narrow the gender gap

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Manjit Basi, Senior Director, WTW According to the new Wealth Equity Index, women accumulate only 74% of the wealth that men have at retirement. Women are cumulatively disadvantaged throughout their working careers. Purpose-driven leadership and equitable total rewards […]

Antitrust: Commission accepts commitments from T-Mobile CZ, CETIN and O2 CZ on Czech network sharing

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has made commitments offered by T-Mobile CZ, CETIN and O2 CZ, as well as their parent companies Deutsche Telekom and PPF Group, legally binding under EU antitrust rules. The companies must ensure that their network sharing agreements do not reduce infrastructure […]

Explainer: Which countries have introduced a carbon tax?

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 Carbon-pricing is regarded as one of the most powerful tools to help countries limit CO2 emissions and reach net-zero targets. Denmark has approved a new corporate carbon tax which will become the […]

How autonomous mobile clinics can transform healthcare in least developed countries

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ao Kong, Senior Programme Advisor and Chief of Resource Mobilization and Strategic Communications, United Nations Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries, Dr Shaoshan Liu, Senior Member at Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Asia Chair of IEEE […]

Microplastics in the food chain: How harmful are they?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joe Myers, Writer, Formative Content Microplastics are pieces of plastic debris under five millimetres in length. Research suggests they could end up in the human food chain through a variety of sources. Studies are ongoing about the potential […]

European Health Union: Start of delivery of vaccines in response to the monkeypox outbreak

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the delivery of the first vaccine doses purchased by the European Commission’s Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA) in response to the current monkeypox outbreak is starting, with an initial 5,300 doses arriving in Spain, out of the total 109,090 doses procured. […]

EU-Latin America and Caribbean Partnership: manufacturing vaccines, medicines and health technologies and strengthening health systems

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. At the European Development Days, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, and Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister of Spain, launched today a new European Union – Latin America and Caribbean partnership on local manufacturing of vaccines, medicines and other health technologies, and […]

Antitrust: Commission opens investigation into possible anticompetitive disparagement by Vifor Pharma of iron medicine

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Vifor Pharma has restricted competition by illegally disparaging its closest – and potentially only – competitor in Europe on the market for intravenous iron treatment, Pharmacosmos. Vifor Pharma’s conduct appears to be […]

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 […]

California’s road map to net-zero can be a blueprint for other regions

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pedro J. Pizarro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Edison International, and a Vice Chairman, Edison Electric Institute Climate warnings from the IPCC highlight the urgent need to cut global emissions. The US state of California is making great […]

Digital Markets Act: EP committee endorses agreement with Council

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The Digital Markets Act sets obligations for large online platforms acting as “gatekeepers” and enables the Commission to sanction non-compliant behaviour. On Monday, Parliament’s Internal Market Committee endorsed the provisionally reached agreement with EU governments on the Digital Markets Act (DMA) with 43 votes […]

New trade defence tool to protect EU firms from distortive foreign subsidies

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The Committee on International Trade backed a proposal designed to counteract market-distorting foreign subsidies granted to companies operating in the EU. The draft law, as adopted by the Committee on International Trade by 42 votes unanimously, gives the EU Commission the power to investigate […]

6 lessons on how to lead in times of uncertainty

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Danny Richmond, Community Lead, Young Global Leaders, World Economic Forum Geneva & James Forsyth, Community Lead South Asia/ASEAN and Member Relations, Young Global Leaders, World Economic Forum A select group of Young Global Leaders attended a course on […]

India’s mental health conversation is opening up. Better access to treatment is the next frontier

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Anisha Padukone, Director, Live Love Laugh Foundation There is growing recognition of the importance of mental health in India. Meanwhile, its mental health sector remains severely under-resourced. India performs favourably worldwide for positive attitudes towards seeking mental health […]

Russia’s threats against Ukraine are a wake-up call for Europe, MEPs say

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. In a debate on EU-Russia relations, European security and Russia’s military threat against Ukraine, MEPs called for a united response and voiced support for Ukraine. On Wednesday morning, MEPs took stock of the latest developments related to Russia’s military threats against Ukraine in a […]

Refugee crisis: we are all human beings

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Chiara Ercolini attending the 4th grade in medical school from Udine, Italy. 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 writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

How stakeholder alignment on sustainability unlocks a competitive advantage

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ellyn Shook, Chief Leadership and Human Resources Officer, Accenture, Peter Lacy, Global Sustainability Services Lead and Chief Responsibility Officer, Accenture, Cyrus Suntook, Strategy Senior Manager, Responsible Leadership Fellow, Accenture & Jill Rademacher, Head of the Forum Foundations, World […]

At work for 60 years – is this what living longer means for our kids?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content By 2050, up to half of today’s five-year-olds can expect to live for 100 years. This might mean that 60-year careers become standard, according to new research. Policies and institutions must change […]

These smart face masks can tell you whether you have COVID-19

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kayleigh Bateman, Senior Writer, Formative Content Masks are a tool in the fight against the pandemic and now scientists are exploring ways to make them more effective. Ostrich antibodies applied to material can be used to detect COVID-19. […]

How nature is more than a carbon sink

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Anderson Tanoto, Managing Director, RGE Ocean industry practices are under scrutiny due to advances in surveillance technology. The industry has a responsibility to be more transparent about how their activities affect the health of the ocean. With collaborative […]

How public-private partnerships can give more people better healthcare

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alan M. Trager, Honorary Professor, University College London & President of the PPP Initiative LTD Health access is a defining challenge facing 21st-century governments. Even before the pandemic, slower-moving crises like non-communicablediseases and ageing populations threatened to put […]

A new transport agenda to carry Asia and the Pacific towards sustainable development

This article was written for The European Sting by Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The opinions expressed in this article belong to our distinguished writer. Transport ministers from across Asia and the Pacific are meeting this week to […]

What is climate intelligence – and how can it help address climate change?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Neil Yeoh, Founder & CEO, OnePointFive, Matthias Muehlbauer, Founding Partner, OnePoint & FiveRachel Gould Consultant, Climate intelligence can help businesses monitor their exposure to climate risk more accurately. Large-scale climate datasets aggregated from sensors, satellites and scienceenable climate […]

Zika Virus: highlighting the importance of multisectoralty in achieving the Global Health Agenda

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Maria Eduarda Comunello and Mr. William Pereira Horst, a 5th semester medical student at Unicesumar, in 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 the writer and […]