‘Shaping Innovative Societies’

(CHINA) This week's World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions has concluded in Tianjin. For three days government and business leaders from 111 countries have been discussing the theme: Sha...

Digital transformation guide for execs

(CHINA) The World Economic Forum (WEF) launched a new report today to help senior execs effectively navigate the multi-trillion dollar digital transformation market. At its Annual Meeting of the New Champ...

Young scientists in class of their own

(CHINA) Young scientists developing solutions to global grand challenges are being celebrated at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions this week. Thirty six of the world's brighte...

‘Fourth Industrial Revolution is real’

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced nine standout factories 'implementing technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution'. Labelled 'lighthouses', five are in Europe, with the remainder in China a...

Sweden tops energy transition league

Sweden is the top performer when it comes to transitioning to sustainable energy systems, according to a report from the World Economic Forum (WEF). But international efforts need to be accelerated as 'progr...

AI can ‘benefit humankind’

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to 'benefit humankind and its environment', according to a new study. The report - Harnessing Artificial Intelligence for the Earth, was published last week by ...

Global network advances emerging tech

(SWITZERLAND) The World Economic Forum is extending its international network of centres dedicated to seizing the potential offered by emerging technologies. It was announced at the World Economic Forum, ...

Watch the debates from Davos

(SWITZERLAND) The 2018 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum is underway in Davos. This year's theme is 'creating a shared future in a fractured world' and global leaders are gathered in Switzerland ...

Tech and sustainable production

(SWITZERLAND) A new White Paper published on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting sets out a framework for harnessing sustainable production methods. The WEF paper, produced in c...

Are you a circular economy star?

There are only a few days left to apply for the chance to win a gong at the circular economy Oscars. Multinationals, SMEs, governments and digital disruptors have until 30 September to apply to the Circulars...