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Webinar: Top 10 emerging technologies 2015

Watch a panel of global experts discuss the technologies that will be changing the world in 2015 and beyond.

A breakthrough in plastics recycling

For years, thermoset polymers have remained stubbornly unrecyclable. But scientists have discovered a way to reshape them for reuse, rather than sending them to landfill.

Can personal data solve the world’s problems?

When it comes to personal data, everyone has a right to privacy. But what if your information could be used to help people, asks Mikael Hagstrom.


Closing the Infrastructure Gap

How can economies close growing gaps in infrastructure financing?

An Insight, An Idea with Jack Ma

A conversation with Jack Ma, Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, on leadership, entrepreneurship and the future of commerce.

Inequality in education and income

Nobel Prize Winning economist Christopher Pissarides on income inequality.

Latest reports

Geo-economics: Seven Challenges to Globalization

This report from the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Geo-... more

Strategic Infrastructure: Mitigation of Political & Regulatory Risk in Infrastructure Projects

To encourage sustainable economic growth, the global infrastructure program... more


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