Forum in the News - May 8

08 May 2018

UAE ranks first globally in marine protected areas -- Gulf News

With 42 nature reserves the UAE tops the Environmental Performance Index jointly launched in January by the Forum and Yale & Columbia universities.

It’s time to prepare the workforce of the future -- The Hill

STEM skills will be crucial, says former Obama advisor Victoria Espinel drawing on the Forum’s 2016 Future of Jobs report.

Time to paint the town green -- The Hindu

India lags China and Brazil in the Environmental Performance Index. Time to plant more trees.

Ready for Industry 4.0 -- The Hindu Businessline

New technology risks creating a big skills gap, argues Deputy Editor Jinoy Jose P referencing the Forum’s Towards a Reskilling Revolution report and the Skillset portal launched at the 2018 Annual Meeting.

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