More than 800 young leaders are working together to improve the state of the world.
The time for action is now – this is the mantra being taken up by Generation Z across the world. Greta Thunberg´s appeal to global business leaders at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, holds promise.
The amount of e-waste we generate weighs more than 125,000 Boeing 747 jumbo jets – 44.7 million tonnes in total. That’s enough to build 4,500 replicas of the Eiffel Tower. Every year. What role can you play in the solution?
Supercomputers have the potential to turn us into superhumans. The World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the Future of Computing is aiming to shape the direction of this new global power.
The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship helps amplify innovative solutions to the most serious social, cultural and environmental issues.
The Climate Project is using the World Economic Forum platform and network to spur greater action against climate change, and ensure that business, governments and civil society work together to meet existing commitments.
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 Water Resources Group aims to close the gap between water demand and supply by 2030.
Smart meters, old printer cartridges and micronized rubber powder - we awarded 11 companies making significant contributions to our circular economy at our Annual Meeting 2019.
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.
Artificial Intelligence will replace masses of jobs, but also create many others. We are proactively working to ensure no one is left behind.
Working with the Oxford Martin School in the UK, we’ve found that incorporating meat alternatives into diets could reduce diet-related mortality by 5%. Our new study is driving discussion among our growing network of major industry producers and environmental organizations about the need to create alternatives to farmed animals.
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 annual Global Gender Gap Report provides leaders with the information they need to tackle national gender gaps.
The World Economic Forum facilitated the development of six principles designed to ensure safe and efficient cash payments to crisis-affected populations.
The World Economic Forum has broadened the traditional definition of national competitiveness to emphasise the importance of social, cultural and economic factors, in addition to traditional measures of labour and capital productivity.
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.
We know our ocean is under unprecedented strain. By applying the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and involving the right mix of public and private stakeholders, we think the Friends of Ocean Action can make a big difference to some of these problems.
This project has helped create jobs, improve farmers’ yields and reduce carbon emissions.
This project has provided logistics support during 12 emergency responses since 2007.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is characterized by new technologies that are connecting the physical, digital and biological worlds, impacting all disciplines, economies and industries.
The new Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) is ensuring that vaccines are ready to fight future outbreaks of diseases such as Ebola and Zika.
Internet for All aims to improve the lives of people currently denied the economic and social benefits of the internet.
The DQ Institute aims to bring quality digital intelligence education to every child.