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18 September 2020

Major Green Technologies and Implementation Mechanisms in Chinese Cities

This study is prepared by the World Economic Forum to support the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) Special...

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18 September 2020

Facilitating Trade Along Circular Electronics Value Chains

Electronics are a critical part of our lives and even more so in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, however, too many electronics wind up i...

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15 September 2020

Making Mining Safe and Fair: Artisanal Cobalt Extraction in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 70% of the global production of cobalt takes place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), of which 15–30% comes from so-called artisanal an...

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29 July 2020

Plastics, the Circular Economy and Global Trade

This briefing note draws on the expertise of trade and environment experts from across the plastics value chain to identify the key cross-border challenges t...

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22 July 2020

Critical Frontier: Leveraging Technology to Combat COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged clinicians, public health authorities, companies and governments to quickly develop new capabilities for supporting reco...

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29 June 2020

Reimagining Regulation for the Age of AI: New Zealand Pilot Project

The World Economic Forum’s Frameworks for Reimagining Regulation at the Age of AI seek to address the need for upgrading our existing regulatory environment ...

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18 June 2020

Integrated Corporate Governance: A Practical Guide to Stakeholder Capitalism for Boards of Directors

The role of company Boards of Directors has never been more crucial – and under review. The major technological, environmental, geopolitical and socio‑econom...

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10 June 2020

Data Free Flow with Trust (DFFT): Paths towards Free and Trusted Data Flows

A major international initiative on data flows, the Osaka Track, was launched by heads of governments under Japan’s G20 leadership in 2019. This paper develo...

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9 June 2020

A Roadmap for CrossBorder Data Flows: Future-Proofing Readiness and Cooperation in the New Data Economy

The World Economic Forum partnered with the Bahrain Economic Development Board and a Steering Committee-led project community of organizations from around th...

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3 June 2020

The Media, Entertainment and Culture Industry’s Response and Role in a Society in Crisis

In the first of a series of papers on what COVID-19 will mean for the media and entertainment industry, this report, in collaboration with Accenture, explore...

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28 May 2020

Transformational Investment: Converting Global Systemic Risks into Sustainable Returns

The report identifies six systemic risks and establishes a governance framework to enable the investment community to address risks related to water security...

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27 May 2020

Global Innovations from the Energy Sector 2010-2020

This paper, from the World Economic Forum’s International Energy Community in China, presents an opportunity to reflect on some of the energy industry’s succ...

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