Cyber resilience is a challenge for organizations globally, but particularly for the energy industry. Our platforms have pioneered a Systems of Cyber Resilience Electricity Initiative to enhance cyber resilience across the electricity ecosystem.
The G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance on Technology Governance is the largest initiative of its kind, with its 16 founding partners representing more than 200,000 cities and local governments, companies, start-ups, research institutions and non-profit organizations.
Ahead of our 50th Annual Meeting in 2020, the World Economic Forum has welcomed 18 new factories to its Global Lighthouse Network of advanced manufacturers that are showing leadership in applying the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to drive operational and environmental impact.
At our Annual Meeting 2019, a collection of leading global multinational companies launched a partnership to accelerate inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.
Epidemics have the power to turn our world upside down. The vast spread of disease can literally destroy societies. We set up a coalition that's responding with strength.
The World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network is working with governments, technology experts, NGOs and leading companies around the world to enable emerging technologies to be used for the greater good.
What happens after you flush? Young Global Leaders around the world are putting serious thought into this question and coming together to revolutionize urban sanitation in India.
Launched ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa 2019, our new initiative, the Africa Growth Platform, will support Africa’s community of start-up enterprises to grow and compete in international markets. Six founding global member companies have already backed the initiative.
Leaders from the global supply chain and logistics industry, the world’s largest ports, blockchain start-ups, importers/exporters and civil society have partnered with us to cut through the blockchain hype.
The Global Shapers Community is a network of more than 6,000 inspiring young people under the age of 30, who are working together to tackle local, regional and global challenges.
The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship is advancing social innovation worldwide.
A group of Young Global Leaders (YGLs) is working with refugees in Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp to realize their economic potential.
More than 800 young leaders are working together to improve the state of the world.
The Climate Initiative is harnessing the World Economic Forum platform to ensure businesses work together with governments and civil society to meet existing commitments.
Seven leading global mining and metals companies have partnered with us to design and deploy blockchain technology solutions to accelerate the responsible sourcing and sustainability of raw minerals and materials.
The global fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other infectious diseases has helped reduce the number of children dying under the age of five years from 12 million in 1990 to less than 6 million today. The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, launched via the Forum, is raising, managing and investing the world’s funds to defeat three of the deadliest infectious diseases ever known.
The World Economic Forum is helping CEOs and ministers work together on policies that help to further close the economic gender gaps in their countries.
The world's impressive progress on energy accessibility is masking a far wider global failure: our ability to transition to secure, affordable and sustainable energy. Here's what we're doing about it.
16 leading organizations, including the world’s biggest technology companies, have partnered with the Forum to upskill millions of ASEAN workers, citizens and students, maximizing the opportunities brought by the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The World Economic Forum's Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network is working with governments and companies around the world to make sure that drone regulations can keep up with the speed of technological innovation.
In partnership with the UK government, we have developed guidelines for more ethical and efficient government procurement of artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Now, governments across Europe, Latin America and the Middle East will be piloting the guidelines to improve their AI procurement processes.
By 2022, over half of all workers in India will require reskilling to meet the talent demands of the future. Here's how we're helping, and you can too.
Here's how the World Economic Forum has made it easier to disburse quick and secure cash payments to crisis-affected populations
The Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) brings together governments, the private-sector and civil society organizations to work together to remove deforestation linked to the production of commodities such as palm oil, beef, soy, and pulp and paper.
The World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network has built a global community of central banks, international organizations and leading blockchain experts to identify and leverage innovations in distributed ledger technologies (DLT) that could help usher in a new age for the global banking system.
The Forum of Young Global Leaders is preparing the next generation to enter public life in the coming five years.
The global gap between retirement savings and retirement income needs is projected to reach $400 trillion in three decades – more than five times the size of the global economy. This is how the World Economic Forum is helping to tackle the pension crisis.
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media has partnered with the World Economic Forum to improve the safety of digital environments, addressing harmful and misleading media while protecting consumers and brands.
The heavy industry and transport sectors need to come together to fight climate change and move towards a net-zero economy by 2050
The Loop Alliance, launched at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019 in Davos, plans to introduce zero-waste packaging to help end plastic pollution.
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, was launched at our Annual Meeting in Davos 2000. To date, thanks to key influencers from both public and private sectors, Gavi has contributed to the immunization of nearly 700 million children worldwide.
This data sharing project is helping the world verify that environmental commitments are being kept.
We launched Internet for All in 2016 to provide a platform where global leaders could come together and develop models of public-private collaboration for internet inclusion globally.
By kickstarting a sustainable electronics economy in Nigeria, this collaboration will protect the environment and create safe employment for thousands of people.
The 2030 Water Resources Group is working with a network of over 700 partners to improve agricultural water efficiency, urban and industrial water management, wastewater treatment and farmers' livelihoods.
Multistakeholder coalitions in seven countries are encouraging businesses and governments to commit to ambitious global targets, which could help pave the way to a more sustainable planet.
The SCALE360 creates new markets for circular goods, services and revenue by supporting entrepreneurs and innovations through nationally-led challenges and partnerships.
Using the World Economic Forum platform to accelerate its work globally, #DQEveryChild has increased digital citizenship in children worldwide by 10% on average.
The Humanitarian Investing Initiative provides a global platform to accelerate a market for investing that benefits people and communities in greatest need, while also generating a financial return.
Our Global Alliance has made cross-border trade simpler, faster and more cost-effective. It is the first initiative to provide a global platform to leverage business expertise and resources to implement customs and border reforms.
The Global Battery Alliance aims to safeguard workers, ban child labour, eradicate pollution, promote re-use and recycling and unlock innovation for green energy storage.
The World Economic Forum is fostering new approaches to maximizing private-sector investment in infrastructure by connecting multilateral development banks (MDBs) and governments with institutional investors such as banks, pension funds, insurance companies, asset managers and sovereign funds.
In 2019 the World Economic Forum and the Clean Air Fund launched a partnership to support initiatives that improve air quality around the world.
The UHC2030 Private Sector Constituency, which is hosted by the Forum, has released a statement on private sector contributions towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The statement is the first time that the private sector has collectively recognized the significant role it can play in achieving UHC.
We have selected the 100 most promising Arab start-ups shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution in 2019. Entrepreneurs play a key role in facilitating progress in society - solving some of the region's greatest problems.
The logistics network that the Forum helped launch in 2005 has saved millions of people affected by humanitarian crises and natural disasters.
RE100 is a global corporate leadership initiative committing the world’s most influential businesses to run on 100% renewable electricity by 2050.