Centre for Financial and Monetary Systems
Engage in over 10 multistakeholder projects relating to the Platform’s priorities
The Future of Global Fintech
This research initiative, jointly launched by the World Economic Forum and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, explores the future of global fintec...
Longevity Economy: Financial Resilience for Every Generation
By 2030, 1 in 6 people in the world will be over the age of 60 – approximately 1.4 billion people. By 2050, that number will have increased to 2.1 billion people. In fact, people over the age of 80 will triple their n...
Future of Capital Markets
The global financial system is undergoing several simultaneous transformations. Digitalization and democratizations are reshaping how capital markets operate. Both investors and corporate issuers have changing needs a...
Biodiversity Finance - Internalize the Externality
Biodiversity loss represents an unprecedented systemic portfolio risk for investors as $44 trillion of economic value generation is moderately or highly dependent on nature and the services it provides. Furthermore, p...
Creating Sustainable Value in Private Markets
As private equity assets have increased, so too has the industry's ability to affect change due to the structural advantages of the private equity governance model and a longer holding period. Further, just as large a...
Technology, Innovation and Systemic Risk
As established and emerging technologies continue to reshape financial services at a rapid pace, inherently new potential systemic risks are emerging. In response, the Forum’s Future of Financial and Monetary Systems ...
The Future of Real Estate: Driving An Industry Transition
The Future of Real Estate – Pathways for Industry Recovery and Transition. Buildings and cities are vital to societies and economies. They are the vehicles through which people live their lives: they bring people to...
Financing the Transition to a Net Zero Future
In order to avert a catastrophic climate disaster, global clean energy investments of approximately $4-5 trillion are required annually by 2030 – a more than threefold increase from existing investment levels. Breakth...
The Future of Financial Services in China and beyond
China's financial system is undergoing pivotal transformation: The country is removing shareholding limits on foreign ownership of securities, insurance and fund management firms and also scrapping entry barriers and ...