White Papers

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16 May 2022

Towards a Net-Zero Chemical Industry: A Global Policy Landscape for Low-Carbon Emitting Technologies

The chemical industry provides essential materials, technologies and components to all goods-producing industrial sectors and as such has a vital role in the...

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11 May 2022

Conflict, Sanctions and the Future of World Trade

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been met with unprecedented trade and other economic sanctions. Some members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have r...

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10 May 2022

Supply Chain Sustainability Policies: State of Play

Supply chains are important levers for achieving sustainability goals and have gained increased corporate, governmental and civil society attention. This whi...

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9 May 2022

Unpacking AI Procurement in a Box: Insights from Implementation

In 2021, the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Brazil implemented the AI Procurement in a Box Guidelines in two unprecedented pilots, one with the ...

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29 April 2022

Pacesetters: Setting the Tempo of Advanced Climate Investing

The third in a series of White Papers on transformational investment, this publication provides actions for the investment community as a whole to integrate ...

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21 April 2022

Creating Value through Sustainability in Private Markets

This white paper summarizes the actions private-equity investors are beginning to take to create value through sustainability. It identifies five key organiz...

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21 April 2022

Defining and Measuring Payment Interoperability

Leveraging the World Economic Forum's extensive community of payment experts, this report provides a forward-looking and inclusive approach to defining and m...

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13 April 2022

Regulatory Technology for the 21st Century

This white paper explores the value of RegTech (Regulatory Technology) through a series of case studies and identifies the 7 common success factors that help...

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12 April 2022

Decision-Making on Deep-Sea Mineral Stewardship: A Supply Chain Perspective

Significant gaps exist in knowledge, stakeholder participation and consensus that impede sound decision-making on deep-sea mineral stewardship, says new repo...

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30 March 2022

Global Lighthouse Network: The Playbook for Responsible Industry Transformation

Read on to explore this newest set of insights from the Global Lighthouse Network, the Lighthouse Playbook. This guide present the insights of new frontrunne...

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16 March 2022

Drones: Ensuring cost-effective maintenance of oil and gas pipelines

In order to combat climate change, the oil and gas sector must streamline operations and curb global greenhouse gas emissions. Drones will play a crucial rol...

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14 February 2022

Scaling Investments in Nature: The Next Critical Frontier for Private Sector Leadership

This White Paper authored by the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Nature-Based Solutions takes a practical look at the investment landscape fo...

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