From Trump to trade, Shakira to the death of globalization, here's a selection of the most-read articles from this year's meeting in Davos.
With over 400 sessions covering everything from populism to the global economy, you’d be forgiven for feeling confused by what just happened in Davos. Here's a breakdown of the top stories.
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President Xi Jinping and Shakira may have grabbed the headlines during Davos, but the meeting was jam-packed with significant sub-plots that may have flown under your radar.
As America’s status as the foremost economic power hangs in the balance, does the world stand ready to embrace China’s rising star?
“We may be at a point where globalization is ending and where provincialism and nationalism are taking hold.”
As income inequality rises, the political and business elite are at risk of isolating themselves from the rest of society.
With inequality on the rise, is wealth redistribution the answer?
The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos takes place this year in the run-up to the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president.
From urbanisation to agriculture, climate change to pandemics, Africa needs science, technology and innovation (STI) to secure a prosperous and sustainable future.
It's been a tough couple of years for many Latin American economies. This is how 2017 is shaping up.
“2017 will be the year the continent bounces back,” says African entrepreneur Mohammed Dewji.
After years of peace, instability in Europe is on the rise, and so far we haven't been taking the threat seriously, says Robin Niblett.
How was Africa able to so quickly embrace — and benefit from — the mobile revolution? By creating a new market from scratch and changing lives.
Seismic changes, from the Brexit vote to the US election, challenged the status quo in 2016. What should we look out for in the next 12 months?
Just over 200 years, in November 1816, Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein, a novel which was published in London two years later.
While all sectors of society are affected by the developments of the Arab world, it is its young people, comprising two thirds of the region’s population, who are most impacted.
Barack Obama had six diplomatic priorities in his 8-year term.
Today, the private sector has a real opportunity to advance a new kind of capitalism – inclusive capitalism – that does not just generate profits for corporations, but truly creates oppor...
As a society, we need to refocus on creating an economy that works for everyone. I believe the business community is in the best position to lead the way.
Whether it’s broadband access or daycare options, we need to identify the ideas that will achieve inclusive growth in the developing world.
After centuries of trying to create stable organizations and economies, business leaders need not fear instability. With AI as an ally, they will come to embrace it.
Over the last three decades, polio has been all but eradicated. But there is still work to do and we must not grow complacent.
Emergency vaccines play an essential role in halting the spread of disease. But when it comes to preventing the next global outbreak - they are only part of the solution.
The sustainable production of beef, soy, palm oil and paper offers a way out for imperiled forests and a $200 billion investment opportunity, according to a new report.
Close to 2 billion people still don’t have access to reliable energy. Now is the time to close this energy gap, and grid edge technologies can help us get there.
Markets are not delivering inclusive growth in the industrialized economies. These are the reforms we need to make it happen.
The history of sustainable production systems can teach us how to support life on a barren, hostile planet.
The cold was deep in Davos this year. Minus 20 degrees Celsius is biting in the cheeks. The economic optimism of the US businessmen and women present was in sharp contrast to the chilling temperatures. The business cycle is warming up. Whether it was banking, trucks and autos, chemicals, mining, ...