The world's largest hedge fund just published a 61-page paper on populism, and said the movement is at its highest level since the eve of WWII.
Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for LinkedIn Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund, published a 61-page research paper on populism, which it considers the most important issue in the world today. "Populism has surged in recent years and is currently at its highest level since the late 1930s," founder and ...
This Woman Is Running 40 Marathons In 6 Weeks To Raise Awareness For The Global Water Crisis.
In 2016, the World Economic Forum ranked the water crisis as one of the highest concerns for the next decade. Mina Guli decided to take action, founding the non-profit Thirst. On World Water Day, she begins running 40 marathons in 6 weeks to raise money and awareness for the global water crisis.
EIB, WEF tell EU to embed social inclusion in economic policy.
At a time of rising inequality across Europe, the European Investment Bank and the World Economic Forum have jointly sounded the alarm bell and called for social inclusion to become an organic part of EU economic policy.
At the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos in January, Chinese President Xi Jinping, drawing on China's own recent experience, spoke in defense of globalization, and offered a vision of inclusive, sustainable development.
At the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos in January, Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke in defense of globalization and offered a vision of inclusive, sustainable development. But can China really provide the leadership and solutions needed to keep the engines of globalization running?
Unilever and the confused priorities of the Davos elite.
If Angela Merkel epitomises the overrated in terms of international statesmanship, her equal in corporate terms must be Paul Polman of Unilever. As is true with the German Chancellor, it is unfathomable to me that the leader of a major corporation with a record this hapless should be lionised. For the larger point is that ...
I wanted to do something new and challenging: Shohoz.com founder Maliha Quadir.
Passion for doing something new for public benefit has driven her to start Bangladeshâs first online travel ticket purchasing platform Shohoz.com, founder Maliha M Quadir has said after being recognised a young global leader by the World Economic Forum .
In June 2012, the rich and powerful congregated in Davos, the scenic Swiss Alps resort, for the 42nd annual meeting of the World Economic Forum to discuss, among other issues, the bitter fact that the world economy was not creating enough jobs.
According to the 2015 World Economic Forum Global Risks 2015 Report, the water crisis is the world's #1 risk. The problem is not only the amount of water available in the world's rivers, lakes, and aquifers, but the pollution of those resources from human contamination, including bacteria, toxins, and nutrient ...
China and the WTO: How US Unpredictability Jeopardizes a Decade and a Half of Success
07 March 2017China's 15 years of membership have been marked by increasing acceptance and engagement with multilateralism. But a shaken trade landscape significantly complicates further engagement. Dr Wim Muller Associate Fellow, International Law Programme Xi Jinping at Davos in January. Photo: Getty Images. Fifteen years ...
World Economic Forum in Davos - Taxation without Borders: A Fair Share from Multinationals, January 2017
Davos 2017 - Taxation without Borders: A Fair Share from Multinationals 58:28 World Economic Forum in Davos - Taxation without Borders: A Fair Share from Multinationals, January 201727 February 2017In January 2017, on the eve of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos,
As Democracy Wavers, Will Authoritarians Fill the Void?
Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, welcomes Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China. Credit: World Economic Forum / Manuel Lopez. As Democracy Wavers, Will Authoritarians Fill the Void?Arch PuddingtonFebruary 7, 2017Recent developments have shattered the smug assumption ...