For over a year, countries have struggled to address a pandemic that respects no borders, destroys lives and livelihoods, and deepens pre-existing global challenges like inequality, climate change and education.
With less than a decade left to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the Forum's fully virtual Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2021 (20-23 September) will bring together global leaders from diverse sectors, disciplines and geographies.
Ensuring the world exits the pandemic stronger than it entered it will only be possible if leaders work together across sectors and borders to share and deploy know-how, innovation and promising approaches to accelerate the recovery.
During the pandemic, business worked towards more sustainable, inclusive business models. Now, we need to apply the lessons learned to the climate crisis.
Scientists are racing to collect ice cores, containing critical climate information, before global warming melts glaciers and ice sheets around the world.
A new set of previously unrecorded fossil fuel and emissions data is set to be released by a climate coalition backed by Al Gore, ahead of Glasgow's COP26.
People in Detroit are installing their own internet network in a project run by the Equitable Internet Initiative to roll out affordable broadband.
To stop global warming and achieve all 17 SDGs, urgent action is needed to reduce emissions, reverse biodiversity loss and invest in renewable energy.
Despite natural disasters, climate change and a refugee crisis Bangladesh is tackling food insecurity with urban agriculture, fairer trade and sustainable fisheries
Increases in renewables are set to slash electric sector emissions. But to make this new reality possible, the grid must first undergo profound changes.
Powerful, safe and a model for the circular economy, batteries could be the key to decarbonizing global transport and energy sectors. An expert explains.
The application of 4IR and agile governance can equip governments to ‘turn the tide’ so businesses and public can transition to a sustainable future.
With clean energy technologies requiring more minerals than fossil fuel-based counterparts, mining and cement industries both have a key role to play in the transition.
The 'end' of COVID-19 might mean the point at which it can be managed as an endemic disease; however new variants could become a threat to this goal.
Mobile money has become prevalent in unbanked areas, like the majority of Africa. In 2020, Africans exchanged $490 billion using mobile money providers.