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26 March 2020

Known Traveller Digital Identity Specifications Guidance

The Known Traveller Digital Identity (KTDI) concept relies upon a trusted, decentralized and interoperable identity platform enabled through technologies ...

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19 March 2020

Embracing the New Age of Materiality: Harnessing the Pace of Change in ESG

A new World Economic Forum paper provides a framework for investors on the signals to look for to better identify dynamic ESG issues.

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2 March 2020

A Framework for Responsible Limits on Facial Recognition Use Case: Flow Management

The World Economic Forum’s Framework for the Responsible use of facial recognition technology seeks to address the need for a set of concrete guidelines to e...

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22 January 2020

Advancing Cyber Resilience in Aviation: An Industry Analysis

This white paper aims to raise awareness about the key systemic challenges to cyber resilience in the aviation industry in the context of the Fourth Industri...

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22 January 2020

Central Bank Digital Currency Policy-Maker Toolkit

The World Economic Forum’s Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Policy‑Maker Toolkit seeks to address the need for a concise CBDC decision guide that provide...

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22 January 2020

Toward Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

As the Forum community assembles for its 50th Annual Meeting under the theme of “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World”, it is our expectation th...

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21 January 2020

Passwordless Authentication: The next breakthrough in secure digital transformation

This paper sheds light on the importance of authentication in digital transformation efforts, introduces a framework for future authentication systems and pr...

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20 January 2020

Accelerating the Impact of Industrial IoT in Small and Medium‑Sized Enterprises: A Protocol for Action

To help SMEs keep up with the pace of technological change in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the World Economic Forum has launched a new policy protocol: ...

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17 January 2020

The Promise of Platform Work: Understanding the Ecosystem

The white paper is designed to help policymakers and other stakeholders be more informed about such platforms and about the people using them to work; to sup...

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17 January 2020

APPA – Authorized Public Purpose Access: Building Trust into Data Flows for Well-being and Innovation

This White Paper proposes an approach to data governance that prioritizes value creation, in particular value creation that benefits a broad range of stakeho...

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16 January 2020

Reimagining Digital Identity: A Strategic Imperative

This paper showcases innovative approaches to digital identity that are unlocking new business value for companies while empowering customers with control of...

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16 January 2020

Transforming Rural Mobility in Japan and the World

Mobility-as-a-service (MaaS), autonomous shuttles and micro-mobility are attracting the attention of cities, businesses, investors and policy-makers to devel...

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