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.
This week, we announced the addition of 10 new factories into our global Lighthouse Network – a Forum community of manufacturers applying Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies to drive financial and operational 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.
Young Global Leaders around the world are unblocking bottlenecks to proper faecal sludge management and revolutionizing urban sanitation in India.
The Climate Initiative is harnessing the World Economic Forum platform to ensure businesses work together with governments and civil society to meet existing commitments.
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 helps advance models of social entrepreneurship towards more systemic change by demonstrating best-in-class examples, creating opportunities for collaboration with the private and public sectors, and developing practitioner-oriented research for transformative actions.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 is helping CEOs and ministers work together on policies that help to further close the economic gender gaps in their countries.
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.
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 logistics network that the Forum helped launch in 2005 has saved millions of people affected by humanitarian crises and natural disasters.
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.
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’s New Vision for Agriculture initiative has helped create public-private partnerships in 23 countries that have benefited millions of farmers.
Using the World Economic Forum platform to accelerate its work globally, #DQEveryChild has increased digital citizenship in children worldwide by 10% on average.
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.