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Did you know? Sales of virtual plots in the Metaverse had already topped $500 million by early 2022?

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Who will govern the metaverse?

The metaverse could change the way people and businesses communicate, and operate, in innovative yet unpredictable ways. But how will it be governed?

How to build an economically viable, inclusive and safe metaverse
Risks on Earth, in space and in the metaverse - the Global Risks Report 2022

Climate change is the number one risk we face as a species, according to the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Risks Report. We look at what a ‘disorderly transition’ to net-zero might look like, and examine the new risks posed by rapidly changing technology. Guests: Peter Giger, Group Chief Risk Officer at Zurich Insurance Group; Carolina Klint, Risk Management Leader, Continental Europe, Marsh Read more:

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