Key reform challenges to secure Mexico’s future include strengthening the rule of law, finding ways to drive growth to boost investment and employment, fostering social inclusion and closing the gender gap.
The Government of Brazil – the Chair of the 2012 Rio+20 Summit – has launched the Sustainable Development Dialogues. This innovative multistakeholder initiative asks leaders from NGOs, academia and business to present practical ideas for delivering sustainable development at scale.
Leading experts from the World Economic Forum’s Network of Global Agenda Councils have provided their first responses to this challenge in an informal discussion paper, released today. The paper contains over 30 suggestions on how to scale up sustainable development solutions for issues like food, water and energy security, and decent jobs. It highlights how innovative public-private partnerships can be a key vehicle to help governments deliver these changes quickly and at scale.
Global and regional leaders gather to discuss agriculture and food security at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on 16-18 April 2012.
The World Economic Forum's New Vision for Agriculture initiative today launched a Spanish-language reportPutting the New Vision for Agriculture into Action: A transformation is happening on transforming agriculture to deliver economic growth, food security and environmental sustainability worldwide.
Thirty-two global and local companies are working with the Mexican government in a partnership to initiate such a transformation, expanding sustainable growth and opportunity into the agriculture sector.
The Schwab Foundation today announced the winners of the Latin America Social Entrepreneur of the Year awards at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Honourees working in Brazil, Central America, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela are among 25 Social Entrepreneurs from around the world taking part in the meeting to provide an on-the-ground perspective on sustainability and social innovation.
More than 250 Young Global Leaders (YGLs) from over 50 countries are meeting in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, for their Annual Summit.
Young Global Leaders are selected from a variety of business, government and civil society sectors to engage in task forces that address specific challenges of public interest with the objective of shaping a more sustainable and prosperous future for the world.