Forum in the News - June 11

11 Jun 2018

Study: Women trail men not just in pay, but more in pensions - Washington Post

A new Forum white paper says the “gender pension gap” is more than 35 percent in Europe and the United States — more than double the gender gap in pay — and it’s growing.

Sacrificing sleep to save the planet - CNN

Data gathered during the Volvo Ocean Race has revealed microplastics in Point Nemo – the world’s remotest ocean spot. Report cites the Forum's 2016 report The New Plastics Economy.

Kuwait at bottom of ICT readiness in region - The Times (Kuwait)

Data from the latest Global Networked Readiness Index reveals that Kuwait trails other Gulf Cooperation Council states in Information Communication Technology.

Sarita Nayyar appointed to WEF Managing Board - The Economic Times

"I am honoured to be appointed to the Managing Board of WEF. It is more important than ever that the benefits of emerging technologies are maximised while risks are minimised, making the work of the Forum critical," said Nayyar.

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