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How China became a climate leader

China’s efforts to curb pollution, while shifting to a more sustainable growth model, can provide valuable lessons for governments worldwide, says He Jiankun.

Podcast: Author Elif Shafak on women and fiction

In the second instalment of our cultural podcast series we hear from Elif Shafak, Turkey’s best-known female author. 

This week's 22 must-read stories

What not to do in an economic crisis, how to make Africa's schools safe and 20 others stories from the past week.


Highlights from East Asia 2014

On the occasion of the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia, the President of Philippines, other dignitaries and members from the business sector and academia share their views on growth.

Highlights from Africa 2014

Catch up on the highlights from this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa, which took place in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Latest reports

White Paper on Business Sustainability: What it is and why it matters

In the 21st century, business sustainability needs to be understood in terms of... more

Mega-regional Trade Agreements: Game-Changers or Costly Distractions for the World Trading System?

The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Trade & Foreign... more


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